Giving Back

Dan Arom

Dan Arom’s friendship with Edina High School (EHS) classmate Spenser Somers set him on his path of volunteerism. A member of the class of 1990, Somers fought cancer for five years before passing away following graduation. Friends created the Spenser Somers Foundation in his honor.

Andrew Zimmern prepares food for Taste Fore the Tour

This year, due to safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, the 3M Open was played without spectators and Taste Fore the Tour took its fundraising efforts online.

Coldwell Banker Burnet Foundation participants hosted local events in November 2019 to support its charity partner project.

Cahill Financial Advisor’s Community Investment Program participants, including special guest Jarrett Culver of the Minnesota Timberwolves, were hard at work at Simpson Housing Services in September.

The women behind Giving WoMN.

Since its start, Giving WoMN has awarded $1.5 million by way of 81 impact grants to about 65 nonprofits across the metro area.

A Rotary Club of Edina member embraces a Guatemalan woman.

The Rotary Club of Edina is giving back in Guatemala.

A table of donated bras and underwear for La Bratique's bra drive.

La Bratique's bra drive benefits Tubman, a Twin Cities organization dedicated to helping those who have experienced trauma.

Michelle Horan sits with a stick of her innerdialogue t-shirts.

InnerDialogue Shirts is Michelle Horan’s Edina-based business born out of what would seem like an everyday task, to replace a favorite but worn out T-shirt.

A child looks at a Christmas tree at Our Lady of Grace men's club Christmas tree lot.

From the day after Thanksgiving to the week of Christmas, Our Lady of Grace men’s club hosts its Christmas tree lot to ignite holiday cheer and raise funds.

Karen Wooldridge and Laura Hogan of Bluebirds & Blooms prepare a bouquet.

Bluebirds & Blooms brightens the days of seniors in our community.

A variety of sports equipment donated to the Edina Give and Go gear swap.

Last year, Edina Give and Go was able to provide over $160,000 in athletic, art and academic funding to over 250 Edina Public School students in need.

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