Community volunteerism oftentimes changes lives for the better, especially when the focus is on children in need. For Edina High School’s Aspire Mentoring program, the focus is the same even if the location has been temporarily altered. Aspire Mentoring is a student-led club that tutors academically at-risk inner-city students on a weekly basis between the months of October and March.
Every year, the Edina Community Foundation honors volunteers who work with kids as part of their Connecting With Kids initiative.
This summer, shoppers, diners and guests will be on the hunt for unexpected artwork throughout the Galleria—unique “little doors” created by local Twin Cities artists.
By: Hailey Almsted
In January, the Edina Community Foundation welcomed submissions for its ‘Bold New Idea’ contest, awarding an Edina resident (or a group of residents) up to $5,000 for their idea to strengthen and celebrate our beautiful city. Five finalists took the stage in April, and the Edina Girls Sport Summit ultimately took home the prize money.
Reach for Resources will hold its annual summer fundraiser, Reach "On Tap," Monday, June 17 at Wooden Hill Brewing Company.
The XTorch, developed by EJ Case, is making a difference in several countries.
You may not have heard of Rett Syndrome. It’s a rare genetic mutation affecting brain development in girls.
This not-to-be-missed event will spotlight and celebrate student athletes from Edina High School.
Locals create a service to promote family volunteering.
On September 20, Ty Farley was inducted into the Edina Athletic Hall of Fame. But Farley’s life story tells us more about resilience and fortitude than can be measured by athletic achievement. Ty Farley of Edina was adopted in 1969 by Harrison and Marie Farley when he was just 18 months old. He would become the couple’s sixth child. As the only child of color in an all-white family, the Farleys knew they’d need strength to guide their son through the challenges that would be ahead.