Volunteers Clean Up Lake MinnetonkaAn effort to clean up a popular Twin Cities lake is underway Saturday. Dozens of volunteers will comb the beaches and shoreline of Lake Minnetonka to pick up all the trash left behind from a busy summer of boating. They will also hand out garbage bags at boat launches to encourage boaters to recycle.
Volunteers Back In Class At Minneapolis SchoolsNow that students are back in class, so are a whole other group of folks: school volunteers.
Accomplish With Kylie: Make-A-Wish's Meet & GreetersAny child who has had chemotherapy gets to make a wish with Make-A-Wish Minnesota. There are so many ways to get involved and help make these wishes a reality, and one includes a commitment of only a few hours.
Habitat for Humanity Program Empowers Women Thru Construction WorkA Minnesota mother of three boys is getting some much-needed home repairs thanks to generous volunteers. They are with Habitat for Humanity's Women Build program, which empowers women of all physical abilities through construction work -- and empowers the women who own the homes that are built or repaired.
Savage 5th Grader Leads Day Of Service For Community A 5th grader in Savage is sharing a message as part of today's Day of Service: "It's only one day.. but this one day could change everything"
2 Volunteer Groups To Search For Barway CollinsTwo search parties will continue the effort to find a missing 10-year-old Crystal boy Saturday. Barway Collins was last seen on surveillance video more than two weeks ago opening the door to the Cedarwood Apartments in Crystal – but he never went inside.
NE Mpls. Volunteers Honor First Responders With Huge FeastVolunteers in northeast Minneapolis are taking time out of their holiday festivities to say "thank you" to first responders.
Vikings Among Hundreds Of Volunteers At Mpls. Salvation ArmyIn the spirit of the holiday, hundreds of volunteers are making the day a little brighter for those in need. About 500 people gathered at the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon for a Thanksgiving meal.
Free Bikes 4 Kidz Seeks Volunteers To Help Fix BikesIt started with a wish to get unused kids' bikes out of garages and into the hands of children who would ride them. Six years later, Free Bikes 4 Kidz has given away about 20,000 bikes.
AmeriCorps Swears In Thousands Of Volunteers At MOA AmeriCorps inducted its first members 20 years ago, and on Friday the service organization swears in thousands of new volunteers nationwide. President Obama administers the AmeriCorps oath from the White House. Former president Bill Clinton, who was in office when AmeriCorps started, is also part of the live broadcast.
Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer OpportunitiesGive back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.
Puppy Lovers Come To The Rescue Of 'Can Do Canines'Dozens of Twin Cities families picked up their new puppies Friday from Can Do Canines, but they won’t be keeping them. Last month, Can Do Canines had a puppy problem, too many dogs and not enough people to raise them. Hundreds of people answered their call for help.