Giving Back
November 11, 2015

Billion dollar benefactors: Minnesota's charitable foundations

Some you'll know, some you won't, but Minnesota's foundations make outstanding contributions to our community.
Giving Back
November 11, 2015

Harvest changes church's mission

"We're letting the garden grow and take us where we need to go," says pastor about replacing grass with a veggie plot.
Giving Back
November 11, 2015

Young St. Paul singer's benefit concerts raise thousands for local charities

Young St. Paul singer's benefit concerts raise thousands for local charities.
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November 11, 2015

Less trash, more cash for Minnesota thrift stores

Charities are generating more revenue by accepting the salvageable stuff they used to refuse.
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April 20, 2015

Canine Assistants help break down social barriers

Canine Assistants like Westin help break down social barriers for disabled children.
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April 20, 2015

High schooler keeps busy with volunteering

10th-grader is already compiling an impressive list of volunteer work.
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April 20, 2015

Arc welcomes teen volunteers

With plenty of work to do, Arc welcomes young volunteers.
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April 20, 2015

Third grader helps promote peace

Student spreads the message of 'love and joy.'
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April 20, 2015

The way to peace? Start with children

World Citizen aims to settle global conflicts by starting locally, with the children.
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April 20, 2015

Youth is an advantage when tutoring

Yazmin LaFleur-Donaby understands why, at 17, she can be an effective tutor and mentor — as good as, if not better than, many adults.Yazmin volunteers…
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April 20, 2015

Young people make great tutors

In CommonBond Communities' Study Buddy program, young people can share their knowledge.
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April 20, 2015

Teen is up to the challenge

St. Paul teen tackles a topic many adults don't want to admit exists.
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April 20, 2015

Teens take on the tough issues

The Saint Paul Youth Commission demands a lot from its teenage volunteers in both time and commitment, but it also provides something that no other…
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April 20, 2015

Meet the young nonprofit professionals

Local chapter is national network's most active.
Giving Back
April 20, 2015

Where to look for youth volunteering jobs

START HERE.Greater Twin Cities United Way's Caring Connection (www.gtcuw.org/caringconnection, 612-340-7440) matches people who want to volunteer with organizations seeking volunteers. Visitors to the website can search a database of opportunities specifically open to kids or teens.
Giving Back
April 20, 2015

HandsOn Twin Cities connects volunteers with opportunities

HandsOn Twin Cities connects people to 500,000 opportunities a year.
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April 20, 2015

For kids, community service may become a lifelong habit

The benefits of starting young can be far reaching.
Giving Back
April 20, 2015

Eat for Equity founder wants to turn diners into donors

A budding social entrepreneur has garnered national attention for using food to connect people and worthy causes.
Giving Back
April 20, 2015

Youth Farm shows the value of veggies

Youth Farm program offers opportunities for kids to learn, socialize.
Giving Back
April 20, 2015

We Day: "The Super Bowl for doing good"

We Day, being held Nov. 12 in St. Paul, is one of the largest youth empowerment events in the world.

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  • Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
    On The Stage
    Bright Half Life: Memories of a long-term relationship collide in the Tanya Barfield play.
  • Music
    Godspeed You! Black Emperor: The Montreal’s instrumental noise-rock troupe is back on tour after a long hiatus.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
  • Music
    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: The musicians perform a perennial favorite, Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
  • Music
    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: The musicians perform a perennial favorite, Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
  • Music
    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: The musicians perform a perennial favorite, Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
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