The nonprofit Farm Rescue organization is accepting requests for spring planting help from farmers in the Dakotas, Minnesota and eastern Montana.
From serving the hungry to building homes, volunteers in Minnesota are getting active in the community on Monday to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A food pantry that was struggling to feed hundreds of needy families after almost a ton of food was taken got a big helping hand on Wednesday.
The economy continues to take a toll on families in the Twin Cities and Meals on Wheels is helping a record number of people this year with Thanksgiving dinner.
The Twin Cities is at the top of the nation when it comes to lending a helping hand.
Fire chiefs who head volunteer departments in the Twin Cities metro area say their ranks are being depleted by the economy.
Volunteers took over a St. Paul neighborhood today to lend a helping hand.
City officials in Minneapolis are expecting about 2,000 volunteers to turn out Saturday for a massive cleanup of neighborhoods hit by a tornado last month.
Volunteers unloaded chairs, rakes and shovels from trucks at Brookdale Mall on Friday, preparing for 2,000 volunteers Saturday.
The city of Minneapolis has reached its goal for volunteers signed up for this weekend’s “North Side Volunteer Clean-Up Day.”
The effort to help isn’t stopping one week after the storm. The work has been non-stop in north Minneapolis. One tree limb at a time, volunteers continue to clear debris from the hardest hit areas of the community. Those volunteers include a religious group that once called north Minneapolis home.
The city of Minneapolis has declared next Saturday, June 4, as an official volunteer cleanup day in north Minneapolis.
Even though there is so much work left to do to rebuild in North Minneapolis after last Sunday’s tornado, one organization said they’ve had so many people sign up to help that volunteers are no longer needed on Saturday.
Many of the Minnesota’s unemployed workers are turning to volunteering to keep up their resume, and job skills. But many of them are being turned away.
This weekend, thousands of people will be swinging hammers and pounding nails for a good cause.