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The group is part of efforts to tell a fuller, if sometimes painful, story about Minnesota's past.
The Minnesota chapter of Engineers Without Borders is helping a mountain village in Honduras build a new water treatment and distribution system.
The former civil rights leader said he wants the venerable north Minneapolis nonprofit to find new community partners, shore up existing programs and expand.
The mood in the stadium was enthusiastic at kickoff, and the crowd continued to roar as the game got underway. Eagles fans seemed to outnumber Patriots fans — or at least have a louder fan base, chanting in the concourses, waving handkerchiefs and offering hugs and high-fives to surrounding fans.
Party proceeds go to a dozen Minnesota charities and a national fund designed to promote philanthropy.
Women are the fastest growing segment of the NFL's fan base with 86 million tuning in last season.
The Robina Foundation, started in 2004 by former Honeywell executive James H. Binger, could be out of business by decade's end on explicit orders from the late Binger himself.
Nonprofit restaurant will help ex-offenders rise above the stigma.
Unique YMCA on Nicollet Mall, opening Friday, to hone body, mind and spirit.
Since 1988, Books for Africa has sent 40 million books across the Atlantic, stocked nearly 100 African law libraries and shipped electronic tablets loaded with nearly two million title
Pilgrim Lutheran Church offers night services in Celtic, Nordic and compline traditions.
Annual Big Game Big Give event attracts some of the world's biggest celebrities.
"Transfer of Memory," portraits of survivors who came to Minnesota, to be shown through Super Bowl.
It consists of contests, challenges, charity drives, pep fests, posters and more throughout the year.
George Family Foundation is a partner behind the first-of-its-kind center focusing on self-care.
Amanda Geissler among 12 people who died on small plane in Costa Rica.
Winter sports enthusiasts at Wirth were getting an early taste of what's to come. Trails are open and cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals are available seven days a week.
With flu season upon us, infections easily transmitted in health care settings.
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Authorities say cooking and candles often are to blame for more fires near the holidays.
The groups worry that as fewer taxpayers itemize, donations will plummet.
Elk River Christian congregation is eager to help folks tackle deep, sometimes thorny questions and experience church in a different way.
YMCA going beyond gyms to offer social services.
Amazon's elves dropped off $15,000 in gifts and supplies at a Minneapolis homeless shelter.
The donor wished to remain anonymous, the Salvation Army said.
The organizing committee revealed the logo Friday as part of its official launch.
On Friday, planners will unveil event logo more than a year ahead of March Madness.
Some worry that donors will be too tapped out just when groups get the bulk of their gifts at the end of the year.
One analysis has state as third most charitable while another has us 41st.
Elliott raised attendance, pushed for more inclusive view of state's history.
CaringBridge's new campaign explores how storytelling and medicine can work together.
Coats were unnecessary attire as late November warmth enveloped the region.
Volunteers and staffers are fanning out into suburban Twin Cities neighborhoods and sharing their own stories of feeling "other."
Younger donors prefer to target giving to causes.
Union Gospel Mission provides holiday meals for those in need.
This year there's a concerted effort to attract teens and young adults for help.
Unlike in past years, the day went seamlessly en route to topping the $20.1 million mark.
GHR Foundation's gift is the largest ever given to a Minnesota college or university for scholarships.
Gerald and Henrietta Rauenhorst worked their way out of hard times with the goal of making a difference. Their legacy is GHR Foundation, one of Minnesota's largest philanthropic organizations.
Campaign launches ninth year with hopes that technical gremlins are in the past.
So far, 16 community groups have benefited.
State's nonprofit sector fears the worst from proposed GOP overhaul.
Brianna Miller says she resigned against her will after only four months.
StepUP has been giving students a second chance for 20 years and counting.
Gillette Children's hospital celebrates 120th, still a rarity in the treatment of children with disabilities
Nonprofit is still only one of a handful offering long-term care for rare disorders and injuries.
Christ United Methodist Church opted to partner with a public school, a local mosque and neighbor families of all faiths.
The response shattered goal of Free Bikes 4 Kidz, which is getting ready for its holiday distribution.
The Eden Prairie-based organization gave $47.4 million to disaster relief and recovery efforts last year, the most of any philanthropy in Minnesota.
Owners of the National Theatre for Children agreed not to create any new nonprofits in which they held more than 3 percent of the shares.
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Free Bikes 4 Kidz hopes to collect 5,513 used bicycles Saturday, which would break its own world record from 2015.
Goal is to give Minnesota foundations more candid feedback from applicants.
Merger of resource groups combines strategy, loans.
Maple Grove expanding paved area around a statue where people honor lost loved ones.
The 88-year-old died Sunday at her Minneapolis home, four weeks after a brain tumor was diagnosed.
Several philanthropies are pouring millions of dollars into dental care for working class and low-income Minnesota families, seeking to give poor kids the kind of healthy smile that will boost self-esteem and ease entry into the workforce.
Gift from Steve Ballmer, which is unrestricted, will be dispensed to the St. Paul-based nonprofit over a 10-year period.
Phase II of the $100 million project is scheduled to be finished in 2019.
"Many Faces of Manhood" is part of effort to pull men into the conversation.
Relief workers and volunteers are heading to Texas, and now Florida, to help storm victims.
Nearly 60 Minnesota disaster workers already are deployed to the Texas Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
As volunteers continue to work in Texas, others are preparing to clean up after Irma in Florida.
The aim is to distribute up to 24,000 doses this year.
Humane Society staff will bring shelter animals from flooded areas in Texas.
Dozens from Minnesota helping hurricane victims.
A nearly 2-mile stretch between from Portland to 28th avenues S. will be closed to vehicle traffic so residents can explore and celebrate their neighborhood on foot, bike or skates.
A Honda punched a hole in the corner of Valerie's Carniceria on Nicollet Avenue, according to photos posted on social media.
Firefighters pulled her from the burning house, but she died at the scene, police said.
Tuesday night's gunfire was the latest to plague downtown.
New, more hands-on charity replaces the team's 39-year-old Vikings Children's Fund.
Spending on nonprofit bar games rising dramatically.
Public-benefit corporations serve shareholders – and a greater good.
The number of books shipped by the St. Paul group jumped by 26 percent — nearly 636,000 books — in a year's time.
Officials say facility was 'underutilized,' and group is in good financial shape.
Peanut-free sports games, epinephrine in schools part of Nona Narvaez's advocacy work.
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