Volunteering

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Metro Kids Celebrate Holidays Early With Free Bikes

Thousands of kids in the metro received an early holiday gift – a new bike!

12/01/2012

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MN Volunteer Returns Home From Superstorm Sandy

When disaster strikes, the American Red Cross are the first ones on the ground. Recently, volunteers from the metro were called to help during Superstorm Sandy.

11/16/2012

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Twin Cities United Way Hosts Action Day

Volunteers will hit the streets in the Twin Cities on Wednesday for the United Way Action Day.

08/22/2012

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Get Out, Enjoy The Winter With Your Dog In Minn.

Just because it is winter doesn’t mean you and Fido can’t find some fun. Check out our five favorite ways to get out and get active with man’s best friend this winter.

01/20/2012

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A Guide To Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities

Thanksgiving is usually a time for families gathering together in a warm, cozy home, eating big meals, chatting, relaxing, watching football, playing games and being thankful for each other and a plenitude of creature comforts.

11/18/2011

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Have A Little Free Time? Try Speed Volunteering

The United Way is hosting a huge volunteer event Thursday designed specifically for those who want to help but may be short on time.

08/18/2011

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Minnesotans Prove Why They’re No. 1 For Volunteerism

On Tuesday, a national study ranked the Twin Cities No. 1 in the United States, for volunteering. It just goes to show that Minnesotans tackle tough assignments — everything from children’s literacy to veteran’s needs to environmental clean up.

08/10/2011

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Volunteers Work Together, Prepare Fargo Residents For Flooding

The Red River in Fargo, N.D. hit major flood stage Wednesday and hundreds of volunteers spent the day sandbagging in several neighborhoods. The effort is expected to last through the weekend.

04/06/2011

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Edina Ice Skating Team Honored For Volunteer Work

This week’s Community Spotlight winner takes us to Edina where an ice skating team is turning heads on and off the ice.

03/25/2011

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Celebrating MLK Day Through Service

At STEP, the St. Louis Park Emergency Program, the agency was closed to clients but open to volunteers. Three Minnetonka families were among those volunteering Monday afternoon.

01/17/2011

This week's Making a Difference winners are Suzanne Rode and Lisa Rambo who started Every Monday Matters. (credit: CBS)

Women ‘Making A Difference’ With Every Monday Matters

Twice a month, WCCO-TV gets to do something pretty fun — surprise someone who’s helping others. This week’s Making a Difference winners are Suzanne Rode and Lisa Rambo who started Every Monday Matters.

01/13/2011

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