St. Paul Homeless Encampment Growing, City Working To Find SolutionsWith colder temperatures in the forecast, many have turned their attention to the number of people sleeping outside in encampments.
Volunteers Sought To Survey Loons This Summer On Minnesota LakesLove getting up to watch the loons on Minnesota’s lakes? Well, there’s a volunteer opportunity for you this summer.
Fort Snelling Volunteers Place 200K Memorial FlagsVolunteers placed American flags on all 200,000 headstones at Fort Snelling National Cemetery Sunday. It takes about 6 or 7,000 volunteers to put flags in front of every single headstone.
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.
Teaching Our Children To Be Thankful And Give Back All Year LongKeep the spirit of Thanksgiving running all year long. Here are some ideas to get your children to be appreciative any time of the year.
United Way Seeks Volunteers For Partners Catholic Charities, Child's PlayUnited Way is always looking for volunteers to help out with their partnership with Catholic Charities and Child's Play.
Twin Cities Participates In United Way Action DayThe fifth annual Greater Twin Cities United Way Action Day will be held across the metro on August 13. The lunchtime event will be held simultaneously in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Red Cross Hosts First Ever 'Giving Day'We Minnesotans are some of the most generous people in the country. So, let's put that skill to work!
Accomplish With Kylie: People Serving PeoplePeople Serving People is the largest and most comprehensive family homeless shelter in Minnesota. So they need a lot of volunteers. Volunteer opportunities are vast, ranging from daytime early childhood development, children’s education, meal servers and tutors.
Accomplish with Kylie: Feed My Starving ChildrenFeed My Starving Children started here in Minnesota in 1987. Since then, it has sent millions of meals to nearly 70 countries. They couldn't do any of that without all their volunteers.
Accomplish With Kylie: Greater Minneapolis Crisis NurseryGreater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery works to end child abuse and help to create strong healthy families by supporting families in crisis. They have a 24-hour helpline, offer crisis counseling and overnight care for children.
MnDOT: Adopt A Highway Volunteers Save Minn. $7MVolunteers for Adopt a Highway saved the state of Minnesota roughly $7 million last year in cleaning costs, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT said volunteers with the program picked up 970,000 pounds of liter in 2014.
Minnehaha Steamboat: A Floating Minnesota MuseumSteamboats, like the Minnehaha that strolls along Lake Minnetonka, first departed on the beautiful lake back in 1906. They were an extension of the street car system here in the Twin Cities.
Report: Twin Cities Residents Rank #1 For VolunteeringOnce again Twin Cities residents are getting a nod for their effort in giving back to the community. A report released Tuesday from the Corporation for National and Community Service says people in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area rank number one when it comes to volunteering.
We Day Leaves Students Excited, Motivatedn the last year, Minnesota kids participating in We Day projects have spent 14.6 million hours volunteering, and collected 5.6 million pounds of food. This was no ordinary school day. And these are no ordinary students.