7th Annual High Five For Supplies Drive Prepares Backpacks For Kids In NeedVolunteers are expected to stuff 8,000 backpacks to be distributed to children in need in Minnesota Saturday at the Mall of America.
'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.
'Simon Says Give' Celebrates 3rd Birthday With A Fashion Show"Simon Says Give" likes to celebrate birthdays. They host kids who otherwise wouldn't get a chance to party!
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’ 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.
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.