Thousands Of Rubber Ducks Race Down Minnehaha Creek To Raise Money For Those Surrounding George Floyd SquareIn a unique effort to bring joy to the south Minneapolis neighborhoods that border George Floyd Square, 2,000 rubber ducks were dumped into Minnehaha Creek on Saturday afternoon.
Adopt A Yard Flamingo Raises Money For MN Breast Cancer PatientsHope Chest sells clothes and furniture and puts the money directly into the hands of Minnesota breast cancer patients undergoing active treatment.
Classmates Honor Archer Amorosi, Teen Fatally Shot By Police, With FundraiserFormer classmates of a Twin Cities teenager shot and killed by deputies are honoring his legacy with a fundraiser. Archer Amorosi was fatally shot by Carver County deputies at his home in Chanhassen in July of last year.
'They Aren't Forgotten': Augsburg Students Lead Fundraising Effort For Minneapolis HomelessStudents from Augsburg University partnered with community members and organizations to help people living at the Minneapolis homeless camp.
Disabled Veterans Floating The Mississippi For Cancer Research“My family has been ravaged by cancer. My dad's already gone. My mom's got stage four lung cancer.”
'Trees Of Hope' Phone Bank Raises More Than $13K For SafeJourneyThe "Trees of Hope" campaign continues here at WCCO and we want to thank everyone who helped support SafeJourney by donating through our phone bank Wednesday.
Booya Fundraiser Held For Fallen St. Paul FirefighterA booya fundraiser is being held in support of fallen St. Paul Firefighter Shane Clifton. In August, Clifton, 38, died suddenly after collapsing at the fire station while on duty. He was treated by co-workers and EMTs but died several hours later at Regions Hospital. He left behind two children.
Thousands Turn Out For Walk Against Breast CancerThe "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk" around Lake Nokomis was Saturday. The walk raises awareness about the disease and funds for research.
Posthumous Vince Flynn Novel Debuts On Best-Seller ListTwo years after author Vince Flynn passed away, the St. Paul native is back on the best-seller list. The latest Flynn thriller, titled "The Surivor," went on sale at midnight. It's already No. 2 among best-sellers at Barnes and Noble stores nationwide.
Boy's Lemonade Stand Pulls In Plenty For Local CharityA lemonade stand in one Twin Cities suburb brought in hundreds of dollars. And the boy who runs it plans to give all the money away. Six-year-old Parker Borden set up his booth and thermos of lemonade at his parent's garage sale.
Local Charity Helps Raise Funds To Keep Vandalized Furniture Store OpenA small town furniture store that was vandalized will stay open thanks to the help of strangers. "I usually don't cry, but when I see all the help we've been getting it gets me very emotional," The Furniture Clinic owner Rick Elkins said.
'Appetite For Change' Hosts Fundraiser For Youth Training ProgramA Minneapolis no-profit is using food to make social changes in our community. It's called "Appetite for Change."
'U' Grads Hope Golfers Will Trade Shoes For SandalsThree local entrepreneurs hope to convince golfers to trade in the traditional golf shoe for a more laid-back option. The University of Minnesota grads started "Swannies." Their main product is a soft spike golf sandal they call comfortable, casual and practical.
Basilica Block Party Still Rocking After 20 YearsIt started in 1995 as a fundraiser to help pay for the structural restoration of the Basilica of Saint Mary. And while some money still goes towards that, the Basilica Block Party has become so much more.
Clinton's Visit Prompts Response From Republican Party Of MinnesotaThe front-runner for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination is visiting Minneapolis Monday. Hillary Rodham Clinton is holding a fundraiser at the home of Ellen Goldberg Luger, wife of Andy Luger, the U.S. Attorney for Minnesota.