Xcel Energy Teams Up With MACV To Provide New Homes For Homeless VeteransXcel Energy employees are dedicated to helping the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans in its mission to end veteran homelessness, by volunteering their time and talents.
'Pamoja Tutashinda, Together We Win': Volunteers Sought At Boys And Girls Club In North MinneapolisVolunteers who specialize in theatre and arts and crafts are needed to pull out the hidden talents of all kids who come to the Boys and Girls Club. Xcel Energy is challenging other companies, organizations and neighborhood groups to roll up their sleeves and make a difference by being a volunteer.
'The Need Is At Historic Highs': Twin Cities Food Group Struggles To Find VolunteersIt starts in the ground - then ends up on store shelves. But somewhere in between, fresh produce gets expensive. WCCO found out how an organization called "Food Group" is taking a different spin on giving away food - and they could use some extra help.
Jeremiah Program Helps Single Moms And Kids Build A Better FutureFor more than 20 years, the Jeremiah Program has helped single moms go to college, and helped their kids get ready for school, and volunteers are making an impact.
Urban Roots Works To Have Students Pull Lifelong Lessons From City GardensWith the skyline as her backdrop, another hot morning starts on Ravoli Bluff for Adora Thao, giving the St. Paul garden bed a close look. The Harding High School student is one of 75 youth who may experience barriers to more typical employment working a paid internship this summer at Urban Roots.
MACV Creates Outreach Team To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness During PandemicThe Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans continues to work to get veterans out of situations that could expose them -- but they have had to make changes in order to safely help those in need.
Families Turn To The Open Door Food Pantry In Eagan Amid COVID-19 UncertaintySeventeen miles south of the cities, and a stone's throw from the outlet malls, you'll find a bustling food shelf in the heart of Eagan.
Founder Of The Sanneh Foundation Adapts To Continue To Provide Services Amid COVID-19When 2020 started its seemingly relentless mission to prove uncertainty, The Sanneh Foundation's founder Tony Sanneh knew he had to prove he could adapt, fast.
'This Year Has Been Really Tough': People Serving People In Need Of Volunteers, DonationsWith so much change this year, the need as never been greater for many organizations. It's also never been more challenging, because of limitations on the ability to join together.
People Across Twin Cities Band Together On Xcel Energy's Day Of ServicePhotojournalist Brad Earley was at Hallie Q. Brown Community Center to see how people are putting "good energy into action."
'It Means The World': Hundreds Give Back During Xcel Energy Day Of Service1,600 volunteers from all over the state of Minnesota came out to give back to their communities Saturday.
Dozens Of Opportunities To Volunteer During Xcel, WCCO's Day Of ServiceWCCO has partnered with Xcel Energy for the Day of Service, and we're inviting you to take part in a day of volunteering this Saturday.
Dozens Of Volunteer Opportunities Available For Xcel Energy Day Of ServiceWe are three weeks away from Xcel Energy's Day of Service, and WCCO-TV is one of the participating sponsors. There are 60 projects across Minnesota that need volunteers.
60 Ways To Volunteer During WCCO & Xcel Energy Day Of ServiceMark Saturday, Sept. 7 on your calendars for our Day of Service. Over 1,400 people are expected to volunteer on 60 different projects.