Salvation Army, Morrie's Donate 5,000 Backpacks To Students In NeedThe Twin Cities Salvation Army and Morrie's Automotive donated nearly 5,000 backpacks to local families in need on Wednesday.
More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Best Gifts For Father's DayFor Father's Day, think outside the tie-and-socks gift box. Duluth Pack, an outdoor gear manufacturer and home goods retailer in Minnesota, has down-to-earth gift suggestions for dad on his big day.
'Simon Says Give' Hopes To Load Up 10,000 BackpacksThe non-profit group "Simon Says Give" is hosting a backpack donation drive across the metro through July 31.
Kids Collect Backpacks Donated From 'Simon Says Give' FundraiserWCCO helped accomplish something that will make going back to school a little easier for thousands of families Sunday. You may remember the phone bank to help "Simon Says Give" raise money for backpacks and school supplies.
‘Simon Says Give’ Provides More Than Free BackpacksWith 9-year-old Jayden and 7-year-old Andrew, Karen Wettanen is always busy. And when back-to-school time arrives, she's almost always strapped. The working mom from St. Louis Park lives on a fixed income, so filling up their backpacks stretches her budget.
Meet The Minnesota Girl Behind 'Simon Says Give'Mandi Simon is the mastermind behind "Simon Says Give." It started three years ago when she was 7 years old behind the belief that every child deserves a birthday party. The efforts in their campaign have expanded to helping low-income children by packing and delivering backpacks that are filled with school supplies.
Simon Says GiveAccomplish MN is partnering with Simon Says Give on their annual High Five for Supplies backpack drive. The 3rd Annual High Five for Supplies drive kicked off on July 7 and runs through August 14.
Tips On Packing Lightly For VacationFor the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.
Local Girl Calling On Twin Cities To Donate School SuppliesRemember the game “Simon Says?” This morning, a local girl is saying give. A local student is calling on the entire Twin Cities metro to help make sure thousands of children are ready for the first day of school. And back to school is creeping up on us as the month of August is inching closer.
Target Volunteers Help Load School Backpacks For Okla. Tornado VictimsTarget employees opened their schedules and their hearts to volunteer for the Kids In Need Foundation Monday.
Back-To-School Tips: What To Look For In Backpacks When back-to-school shopping this year, there's one item that requires special attention -- your child's backpack.
Tips To Get Ready For The School YearIt won't be long before kids across the state head back to school. All week, WCCO This Morning is working to help make sure you and your family are ready.
Minneapolis Police Hand Out Backpacks To Homeless VetsIt is sad, but true: there are homeless veterans right here in our community, but a Minneapolis cop had an idea to help vets who find themselves living on the street.