The theft at Open Arms of Minnesota, one of the biggest meal delivery programs in the Twin Cities, involved phantom contracts to deliver Meals on Wheels to Hopkins, St. Louis Park, Burnsville and Bloomington.
Updated: February 21, 2012, - 07:01 AM
Tom Warth has been drumming up support for his Books for Africa nonprofit for 20 years. Today, he's slated to embark on one of his more creative fundraising endeavors: He's walking across Gambia.
Updated: February 20, 2012, - 07:39 PM
Charities recast volunteer programs for those with more energy than time.
Updated: February 15, 2012, - 11:12 PM
Over the past decade, Minnesota state employees have raised about $1 million each year to support charities across the state.
Updated: February 13, 2012, - 09:03 PM
Dr. David Oltmans' dental office normally is closed on Fridays. But last week more than a dozen children came in for a day of free dental care. About 6,000 other kids around Minnesota did the same in their communities.
Updated: February 06, 2012, - 06:20 PM
A plea by a founder of the fledging Longonot Education Initiative in Minneapolis for a security fence at a Kenyan orphanage draws a global outpouring.
Updated: February 06, 2012, - 01:09 PM
Komen found itself facing a public relations nightmare this week after changing its grant-making criteria in a way that ruled out funding for breast cancer screening at Planned Parenthood locations
Updated: February 04, 2012, - 06:40 AM
Admission Possible, a college preparation program now helping 7,500 low-income Twin Cities students, changed its named on Monday to College Possible.
Updated: January 30, 2012, - 05:53 PM
Women's Foundation of Minnesota has launched a $4 million campaign to halt trafficking of teen girls.
Updated: January 27, 2012, - 11:14 PM