Goliath Challenge Returns For 4th YearWhat do you get when you combine family-friendly fun, healthy challenges and fundraising for a great cause? Well, the Goliath Challenge of course.
Hoarding Project Family FundraiserOn WCCO Sunday Morning for April 19, 2015, Esme Murphy sat down to talk about hoarding with psychologist Janet Yeats. She is a co-founder of the Hoarding Project, which seeks to help raise awareness about hoarding and provide support for those who need it.
Friends Organize Benefit For Mom Who Had Stroke After Giving BirthWhat was supposed to be one of the happiest times in a mother's life turned into a struggle for survival. On February 23, Leia Arntson-Bacig gave birth to her daughter Ripley. Eight days later, Leia suffered a stroke and had severe bleeding in her brain. She was put in a medically-induced coma.
Guthrie Theater To Bid Farewell To Dowling With June 6 GalaThe Guthrie Theater will say goodbye to longtime leader Joe Dowling with a gala tribute on June 6. "All the World's a Stage" will celebrate Dowling's 20 years at the helm of the Tony Award-winning Minneapolis theater.
Fundraiser Held For 4-Year-Old Girl Killed In FireThe death of a 4-year-old girl in a St. Paul house fire last weekend brought neighbors and friends of the family out Sunday night for a fundraiser.
St. Paul Church Closer To Rebuilding After FundraiserThe administration wing of St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church burned on Dec. 12, 2014, and church board member Tom Schroeder was overwhelmed by the number people who showed up for Saturday's event.
Chipotle Holding Toys For Tots Fundraiser Every Chipotle restaurant in Minnesota on Tuesday will be donating 50 percent of proceeds to Toys for Tots. The Toys for Tots program is run by the United States Marine Corps, and it gives toys to kids whose families can't afford them.
Minn. Democrats Hope A Visit From Clinton Will Help Poll NumbersUpbeat music played while Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered an upbeat message to a crowd of 2,000 at St. Paul's Macalester College Thursday. "I'm still feeling that grandmother glow," Clinton said. The new grandma touted Minnesota's economic recovery as a model for all states.
Football Team, Community Backs Jordan Brothers And Ill MotherTwo brothers in Jordan are learning that the word "team" extends well beyond their fellow football players. Kenny and Ben Alexander's mom, Sherry, had a stroke this past weekend and remains hospitalized. She is a single parent, raising both boys on her own.
HCMC Doctors Take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’It's a fundraiser that's gone viral! The doctors at Hennepin County Medical Center got an icy-cold bath Saturday, and all for a cause close to their hearts. Doctors from the hospital's ALS Center of Excellence accepted the "Ice Bucket Challenge."
New State Fair Foods Unveiled At Fundraiser Can't wait to eat your favorite Minnesota State Fair foods? Well, you have an opportunity to indulge one week before the kickoff of the Great Minnesota Get-Together -- all while helping to improve and preserve the fairgrounds! The "Taste of the Fair" is a pre-party and fundraiser for the nonprofit Minnesota State Fair Foundation.
Jack Jablonski Walks In Spinal Cord Injury FundraiserJack Jablonski, the high school hockey player who was injured during a game three years ago, has made remarkable progress since the paralyzing hit on the ice. Saturday, he joined 15 other patients with spinal cord injuries at Courage Kenny for the "Walk to Victory over Paralysis."
Fundraiser Held For 'Miracle Baby' Who Fell 11 StoriesThe community plans to rally around a Minneapolis toddler whose survival has been nothing short of a "miracle."
Obama To Attend Mpls. Fundraiser In JunePresident Obama will be in Minneapolis next month to raise money for House Democrats. This will be one of more than 20 fundraisers Obama has committed to hold for Democrats ahead of the November elections.
St. Anthony Crowd Breaks High-5 Record For Boy With CancerToday, you can help a young boy battling a life-threatening disease. And all it takes is a high five. There's an organized local movement to make a world record attempt to get the most high-fives in one minute.