Trees Of Hope: Ronald McDonald House Helps Family During Girl's Heart ConditionThe Ronald McDonald House offers housing to families with children who are battling disease and need to be close by.
Ronald McDonald Teacher Offers Slice Of Normalcy To Kids, ParentsMacheta's sister has a rare disease that causes her skin shed with even the lightest touch. She came to the U for treatment and she is on the mend.
Couple Finds New Life, Rejuvenated Love During TreatmentThe Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge offers several programs to help people struggling with addiction. Some programs are faith based, others are not; but all of the programs aim to restore life for those addicted to drugs and alcohol.
'Men Of MOCA' Helps Connect Those Who Lost Family To Ovarian CancerA new group within the organization started to form this year. It's a support group for men who are caring for, or grieving the loss of, an ovarian cancer patient. It’s called the Men of MOCA.
Jacob Wetterling's Legacy Carries On In JWRCFor seemingly endless years it was a haunting, troubling mystery. Now, the story of Jacob Wetterling is finally, though sadly, complete.
The Family Behind The Minnesota Special Hockey Game day for the Cashin family is a rush of last minute preparations. Sam Cashin, 23, turns his attention to the competition.
In This League, Playing Goalie Isn’t Always About Stopping The PuckIn the state of hockey, there’s a belief that everyone should have a chance to play the game. But for people with special needs, that wasn't always the case.
Minnesota Hockey League Gives Those With Special Needs A Chance To PlayIn team sports, the focus is never on just one player but there’s no denying that Becca Lorsung is a standout on her hockey team, the New Hope Raptors.
'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.
Family Tragedy Leads Woman To Volunteer For Domestic Abuse GroupWCCO is talking a lot about domestic abuse this week -- and a group that is providing safety for the many who endure it in Minnesota. SafeJourney is a program that works primarily out of North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
SafeJourney Helps Woman Escape Abusive HusbandWCCO studios are draped in purple to represent the fight against domestic violence in our Trees of Hope campaign. SafeJourney is a small nonprofit that offers 24/7 in-person support for anyone who does not feel safe at home.
Abuse Survivor Now Helps Others Through SafeJourneyWCCO is talking about domestic violence this week, and the numbers may be hard to hear. At least 19 Minnesota children lost their mothers to domestic violence in 2014. That is why a small office at North Memorial Medical Center is in existence.
SafeJourney Provides A Safe Haven For Domestic Violence VictimsOne in four women will suffer abuse from a partner. On occasion, men are also victims. At least 16 Minnesota women were killed by their partners in 2014. There's a small group of Minnesotans trying to change that number. They help victims take the first step to get out, which can be much more complicated than it sounds.
'Trees Of Hope' Raises Over $10K For MN Adult & Teen ChallengeThe "Trees of Hope" campaign continues here at WCCO and we want to thank everyone who helped support Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge.
Woman Shares Her Story Of Addiction With High School TeensKaitlyn Arneson, 24, is one of the MnTC staff members traveling from school to school to share her story. She knows her story may not sound like it was heading toward addiction, but addiction can impact anyone.