At WE Day, Students Aim To Change The WorldWe Day returned to the Xcel Energy Center Tuesday for the third time. Eighteen-thousand students from all over Minnesota spent the day hearing inspirational messages about community service and volunteering.
WE Day Draws Big Names With Inspiring Stories For Young MinnesotansThousands of teenagers from 500 schools around Minnesota are winding down after a day of pure excitement. For the third year, Minnesota hosted WE Day, a star-studded event honoring students who volunteer.
Students Celebrate Volunteering At 3rd Annual WE DaySome 18,000 students from around Minnesota are getting ready for the third WE Day Minnesota Tuesday. The event, held at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, will be full of students committed to making a difference.
We Day Bringing More Students, New Look To The XIt's a field trip like no other -- a day-long concert at the Xcel Energy Center filled with pop stars and nationally-known speakers.
Ciara, Darren Criss, Chelsea Clinton To Headline We Day 2015The official We Day Minnesota lineup is out, and this year's festivities will include performances and appearances by Ciara, Darren Criss, and former first daughter Chelsea Clinton.
Celebs, Pop Singers, Speakers Wow ‘We Day’ Crowd In St. PaulEighteen-thousand kids brought the energy to St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center Wednesday for We Day. Those who earned their way in through service saw celebs like Magic Johnson, rocked out with today's hottest musicians and heard inspirational stories from speakers like J.R. Martinez, a soldier injured in Iraq who turned tragedy into strength. "I am where I am because of the support that I received from my community, and that empowered me not to hide behind a curtain, but instead show the world my scars and be proud of them," Martinez said.
We Day Leaves Students Excited, Motivatedn the last year, Minnesota kids participating in We Day projects have spent 14.6 million hours volunteering, and collected 5.6 million pounds of food. This was no ordinary school day. And these are no ordinary students.
Red Carpet Recap: We Day Notables Dish On MN ColdThe stars aren't usually up for 7 a.m. red carpets, but luckily the crowd had no problem bringing up their energy! A group of students were chanting and cheering right from the very beginning. The Band Perry put it perfectly: "Coffee and loud kids, that's all you need in the morning."
Dinner Honors We Day OrganizersBefore We Day Minnesota kicks off Wednesday, the people behind the event celebrated those who made it possible. We Day Minnesota, which will begin Wednesday, is an event complete with a concert and speakers for 500 schools and 18,000 students at Xcel Energy Center.
Excitement Builds For We Day’s Minnesota ReturnThe charity effort that celebrates kids who make a difference is returning to Minnesota Wednesday. Instead of a day in school, 20,000 students will experience the ultimate concert and speaker series known as We Day. Co-founder Marc Kielburger said Minnesota is the obvious place to celebrate kids who are changing their communities and the world.
Preps Underway For 'We Day' At Xcel CenterOver the last year, we've seen what We Day can do to inspire teenagers. The concert celebration returns to the Xcel Energy Center Wednesday, but the setup and rehearsals are already underway.
Some Trick-Or-Treaters Scared Away Hunger With Canned Food This HalloweenSome trick-or-treaters were hunting for more than just candy on Friday. Students across the state collected canned food for We Scare Hunger. It's one way to earn a ticket to We Day at the Xcel Energy Center.