Many Teachers Spend More Than $100 For Students' School SuppliesAccording to a WCCO survey, involving more than 1,000 of Minnesota’s educators, some districts will give stipends to cover the cost of school supplies.
WCCO-Education MN Exclusive Survey: Educators Shell Out Hundreds For Own SuppliesIn a new, exclusive WCCO-Education Minnesota survey, we learned some educators shell out up to $1,000 of their own money on school supplies every year.
Minnesotans Likely To Spend Less On School SuppliesA new survey from Deloitte projects Minnesota parents will spend $398 on back to school items. The national average is $510.
Top Minnesota Stores For Back-To-School ShoppingSummer isn't over yet, but it's time for back-to-school shopping. This means school supplies and school clothes. School days - don't you love them?
Fitzgerald Tackles Teacher Supply Requests At All Mpls. SchoolsThousands of classrooms across the country are getting the help they need thanks to celebrity flash funding.
'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.
Get Movin' Monday: July DealsWhen you think July, you might not think shopping season -- but you should! Our deals expert Carrie Rocha says this is her favorite month to shop because the deals are some of the best you can find all year! She Gets' Us Movin this Monday with what to buy.
Students Get Ready To Head Back To SchoolWith Labor Day marking the end of summer, many kids will be heading back to school this week. "I'm kind of looking forward to getting back into the groove I guess," University of St. Thomas junior Megan Nichols said.
‘Simon Says Give’ Drive Raises $15KWe want to say thank you for helping kids in need get a boost before heading back to school. As part of our Accomplish MN campaign, we asked you to help the non-profit organization Simon Says Give.
‘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.
Joe Mauer Helps Kids In Need Get New School SuppliesJoe Mauer was out of uniform this morning, but doing something he likes as much as baseball. He was helping kids in need. In this case, making sure they have school supplies.
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.
DIY School Supplies Just In Time For Back To SchoolJazzing up school supplies is a fun project for you and your kids before the school year starts. Stir up their artistic natures and create some one-of-a-kind gear together!