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. Read more about Edina High School Mentoring Program Finds New Opportunity Closer to Home
Every year, the Edina Community Foundation honors volunteers who work with kids as part of their Connecting With Kids initiative. Read more about Edina Community Foundation Honors Woman Who Has 'Made a Remarkable Difference in Thousands of Children’s Lives'
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. Read more about At Edina's Galleria, Art Opens Doors for Big Brothers Big Sisters
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. Read more about 2019 Bold New Idea Winner Will Celebrate Girls in Sports
Reach for Resources will hold its annual summer fundraiser, Reach "On Tap," Monday, June 17 at Wooden Hill Brewing Company. Read more about Reach for Resources Taps Wooden Hill Brewing Company for Yearly Fundraiser