Giving Back

Hometown Champion

Rick Murphy

Rick Murphy’s community service contributions are felt in Edina and beyond. His connection to Edina is through his family’s multi-generational businesses, Grandview Tire & Auto, Edina Tire & Auto, and Murphy Automotive, which support the work of the Edina Community Foundation as “Hometown Champions,” donating $2,500 annually. Read more about Hometown Champion

Food Relief

Wayne Kostroski

Wayne Kostroski didn’t set out to found an event that would fund 25 million meals. A local restauranteur since 1980, Kostroski toured a St. Paul food bank in 1985, was struck by the need and realized that he was in a position to help. Read more about Food Relief

Help is Here

Man posing with two children.

Millions of Americans lost jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Others faced temporary furloughs, transitioning to remote work or otherwise a complete upheaval of their lives. We are still feeling the effects nearly a year after the pandemic began.

The suburbs of Minnesota are not immune to pandemic related hardships. However, we have seen communities support one another in new and encouraging ways. Read more about Help is Here

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