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Benefits & Fundraisers
The Vail Place Performers are back for this year’s theatrical fundraising program – hosted by renowned close-up magician Suzanne and presented by our imaginary, but not illusory, KVAIL radio station. Do You Believe in Magic and Mental Health? is a mesmerizing hour of real – and really magical – stories!
EDINA, Minn. – From August 8 through September 30, Pilates ProWorks, the boutique fitness studio concept known for its contemporary twist on traditional Pilates, is collecting diapers of all sizes to help support local mothers in need.
Roughly 1 in 3 American mothers report experiencing diaper need and nearly 5.2 million children in the U.S. aged three or younger live in poor or low-income families and are in need of diaper assistance, according to the National Diaper Bank Network.
Wed. Sept 12 PRESALE $3 at door 5:00p - 9:00p; Thu. Sept 13 8:30a - 6p; Fri. Sept 14 8:30a - 3:00p (8:30a - noon ½ price furniture & 12:30p - 3p bag sale; $3 general & $10 boutique); Sat Sept 15 8:30a - 12p (½ price furniture & bag sale; $1/general & $5/boutique . 6820 St. Patrick’s Lane, S. of Gleason off of MN-62.
The Fight For Air Climb is one of the American Lung Association's signature fundraising events. Climbs are held in prominent skyscrapers, giving participants the opportunity to join together with friends, family and co-workers to climb to the top of the building! Over the last several years, our Fight For Air Climb events have raised more than $53 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association.
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!
To celebrate its 28th anniversary, destination pet supplies store Chuck & Don’s will hold an company-wide birthday bash and inaugural adoption event at most locations throughout Minnesota and Colorado. The events, which will take place simultaneously on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, will celebrate 28 years of business by providing activities to customers while supporting local pet adoption organizations.
2018 “Cody’s Dash for Down Syndrome” is on Sat. June 16th at Central Park in Hopkins. Our event is a 5K run/walk family event, with a kid’s dash, kid’s games, face painting, balloon artists, FREE Dilly Bars, live music, food trucks and much more!!! All of the proceeds from our event support the FREE therapeutic, educational, and social programs for children and adults with Down syndrome, at “Gigi’s Playhouse” in St. Louis Park.
Bring your furry friends along for the Animal Humane Society’s annual Walk for Animals. There will be plenty of activities for you and your pets, along with food trucks and even a dog show.
845 Meadow Lane North, Golden Valley
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. Hammer serves 284 people in 36 homes and 10 apartment complexes in the western metro of the Twin Cities. We also provide specialized services to more than 1,600 individuals in their homes.