If your child wants to grow up to be a veterinarian, this 3-hour program can set them down the right path. They’ll learn about surgery skills using a pretend patient, how to recognize common illnesses and what it’s like to work at a shelter. Kids grades 3-6. Read more about Shelter Vet Camp at the Animal Humane Society
Benefits & Fundraisers
Walking is the easiest way to stay healthy. The AHS wants you to walk to help others, too. Help fundraise as a team or an individual. All ages. Read more about American Heart Association Twin Cities Heart Walk
Make an impact on your community by walking or running in time or untimed races ranging in distances from 1K to 5K. Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure is invested in raising awareness, funding and support for curing breast cancer. All ages. Prices vary. All day. Read more about Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Say hello to spring with the 22nd annual Arboretum 5K run/walk and 1K Daffodil Dash for kids! The certified asphalt course winds through the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum. Read more about Bud Break 5K and Daffodil Dash
Run or walk a timed 5k or 2k around Arbor Lake with friends and family at Charities Challenge’s 12th annual race. After the workout, treat yourself to a complimentary Irish Breakfast, holiday music and good ‘ole Irish hospitality from Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant. Read more about Easter Sunday Rise ‘n’ Shine 5k (12th Annual)
Kick off this family-friendly walk around the first level of the Mall of America with a complimentary breakfast followed by tons of sensory activities, mascots, games, prizes and giveaways galore. Rally as a team or register as an individual to help Fraser sustain existing programs and expand innovative services for those directly affected by autism. Read more about Fraser Walk for Autism
Earth Day is the perfect time to do some spring-cleaning and get rid of your old technology! On Saturday, April 27 Minnesota Computers for Schools is hosting a computer donation drive – drop off your old computer equipment and put it to good use in the community.
MCFS refurbishes and reuses all donated equipment. The refurbished equipment is placed in schools and educational nonprofits throughout the state.
The first 100 people to donate a computer will receive a free beer coupon to redeem at the Surly beer hall. Read more about Minnesota Computers for Schools Computer Donation Drive
The Shaver Special is available through March Madness, March 19 - April 8. Get a great burger and beer, raise money to help local efforts & watch some college basketball. Read more about Shaver Special
Breanna’s Star is a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving in support of Breanna’s Gift, an organization bringing visual arts, dance, music and theater to children with life-threatening illnesses at Ronald McDonald House Upper Midwest and Children’s Minnesota in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Enjoy appetizers, wine and beer, live and silent auctions, tarot card reader and entertainment by country/rock/swing band Trailer Trash! Attire is casual. Come join the fun and help children escape to the magical world of the arts! Read more about Breanna’s Star: a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving
Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners Spread Your Wing’s gala presented by Polaris will be held at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center on Friday, May 3,2019.
Join us for a social hour, bidding opportunities, live and silent auctions, exciting experiences, champagne jewel raffle, dinner, stories of hope from program participants and the community. New this year - an after party not to be missed! Read more about Interfaith Outreach 40th Anniversary Spread Your Wings Gala