Benefits & Fundraisers

Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® Twin Cities

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against this disease!

Take the first step by finding a Walk near you. Once you register, you’ll have access to a wide range of tools and support through your customized Participant Center. Join us and lead the way to Alzheimer's first survivor. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease! Read more about Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® Twin Cities

Reach for Ralph

Organization Description: Hammer Residences, Inc. is a Minnesota non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Founded in 1923 by Alvina Hammer, Hammer provides residential caring support for adult and children with developmental disabilities. Hammer Residences, Inc. serves more than 1500 individuals with a wide range of intellectual disabilities like Autism and Down syndrome. 275 adults reside in 36 group homes and 10 apartment programs in the western suburbs of Minneapolis. Read more about Reach for Ralph

Breanna’s Star: a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving

Breanna’s Star is a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving in support of Breanna’s Gift, an organization bringing classes & workshops in visual arts, dance, music, theater and “Art Takeout” to children at Ronald McDonald House Upper Midwest and Children’s Minnesota in St. Paul and Minneapolis. The event includes appetizers, wine and beer, silent and live auctions, a make-it-yourself art project and entertainment by country/rock/swing band Trailer Trash. Attire is casual. Read more about Breanna’s Star: a Night of Art, Celebration and Giving

Alzheimer’s Association Purple Gala – 25th Anniversary

The
Alzheimer’s Association annual Purple Gala is a time to celebrate and honor the
lives of people impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The evening
includes a reception and silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner, live
auction, entertainment, and after party with a live band. Proceeds from the
Gala raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

  Read more about Alzheimer’s Association Purple Gala – 25th Anniversary

Taste of Long Lake

Come out for a great night of drinks, camaraderie and live music—all for good causes. Sample 250+ wines, beers and spirits, and enjoy delicious food provided by local restaurants. Orono artist Steve Noonan will perform with a full band: original music, 12-string guitar, melodic rock. 100% of proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Research, Locks of Love, ALS Research, 8 to a Lamp (building schools in Tanzania) and the Orono Rotary. Major sponsors: Lakeside Wine & Spirits, Orono Rotary, Otten Bros. Nursery & Landscaping. Read more about Taste of Long Lake

Plaid Friday

From the organizer:

For the second year in a row, dozens of local retailers will participate in an alternative campaign to Black Friday, known as Plaid Friday. Started five years ago in Oakland, Calif., Plaid Friday encourages consumers to put their holiday gift dollars back into the local economy by shopping at stores in their own communities. Read more about Plaid Friday

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Benefits & Fundraisers