Charity

Get Free Pancakes On Tuesday, March 7
Tuesday, March 7, is the 11th annual National Pancake Day and IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes in an effort to raise awareness and money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals nationwide...
Thursday is Minnesota’s Give to the Max Day
It's hard to believe that it's been a year already, but Give to the Max Day begins at midnight tonight. According to their website, GiveMN.org, “GiveMN launched in 2009 as a collaborative venture led by Minnesota Community Foundation and many other organizations committed to helping make our state a…
Help Stamp Out Hunger in Southern Minnesota on May 14
Every year on the second Saturday of May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities across the U.S. participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive, the largest one-day food drive in the nation.
The drive has delivered more than 1 billion pounds of food in the past 24 years...
Free Pancake Day Raises 3.9 Million Dollars
I told you a few weeks ago that IHOP Restaurants raise money for children's charities every year by offering up a free short stack of their fabulous pancakes to their customers on National Pancake Day, which this year was March 8.
Their goal this year was to raise $3...
My New Hero is a Faribault First-Grader
I have a new hero. He's just a little Faribault guy, but man, does he have a big heart.
Seven-year-old Lincoln Elementary first-grader Matt Koktavy is my new hero.
Last week he donated 334 new stuffed animals to various law enforcement agencies to assist kids in need...
Minnesota's Give to the Max Day
Did you know that today is Give to the Max Day? According to their website, GiveMN.org, "Give to the Max Day is a unique, online 24-hour outpouring of generosity for the causes that make Minnesota communities stronger. But one of the special things about Give to the Max Day is the events no…