Two years ago, billionaires Warren Buffet and Bill Gates invited the wealthiest Americans to commit to donating at least half their net worth to philanthropy.
Updated: August 06, 2012, - 05:13 PM
For nonprofits, galas can rake in money or break the bank. It's a star-studded weekend at celebrity fundraisers in the Twin Cities.
Updated: August 04, 2012, - 07:00 AM
Foundations that post information on YouTube, Facebook or Twitter got some disappointing news this month. A new survey found that few nonprofits are listening.
Updated: July 30, 2012, - 06:33 PM
As ranks of homeless youth grow, more services are tailored to them.
Updated: July 28, 2012, - 11:46 PM
Across the Twin Cities, suburban playgrounds are making their way to such unlikely places as Kyrgyzstan, Ghana and Haiti.
Updated: July 25, 2012, - 12:11 AM
Twenty five years ago, Fran Heitzman opened a free store in the basement of Pax Christi Church in Eden Prairie for folks who needed clothes, food and furniture .
Updated: July 23, 2012, - 06:41 PM
Las Vegas-based company won the state's first license issued by state Gambling Control Board.
Updated: July 17, 2012, - 12:01 AM
Three out of four young adults donated money to a charity or cause last year, according to a new survey that underscored the philanthropic generosity of the so-called millennial generation.
Updated: July 16, 2012, - 09:45 PM
The alumni who celebrated their 50th class reunion at Carleton College in Northfield last month danced to Elvis hits, ate seared salmon and bison ribs, and announced a jaw-dropping donation to their alma mater.
Updated: July 15, 2012, - 09:56 PM