Giving Back

Glass sculpture "The Wave" by artist David Wight

Going to the beach is one of this season’s finest luxuries, and enjoying Minnesota lakes tops my own “Best Way to Spend a Summer Day” list. When I visit one of the coasts—east, west or north—

If you’re familiar with the saying, “If you need help, try the busiest person in the room,” you might know Chelsea Korsh.

An event at Westin Galleria raised funds for families facing cancer.

Each year, Connecting with Kids, a program of the Edina Community Foundation, recognizes people in our community who’ve had a powerful influen

While attending Washington University in St. Louis, Rachel Mairose was involved with animal rescues. She wanted to continue that involvement when she returned to her hometown of Edina after graduation. So a few years later, in 2009, she decided to start her own pet rescue organization.

In the process of becoming an Eagle Scout, 15-year-old Will Burns, an Edina resident and St. Thomas Academy student, and his Boy Scout troop set out to initiate service projects in the community. Will decided to do something unique.

Edina entrepreneur Bob Molhoek describes his online shopping interface, iMyne, as a hybrid of eBates and iGive, marrying good deeds and good deals to amplify shoppers’ philanthropic potential. A free browser plug-in notifies users of available cash-back incentives.

I have always enjoyed sports. Not necessarily playing them because I’m not particularly athletic and mostly prefer to participate in activities where I’m unlikely to be injured, like reading.

Fairview Southdale Hospital will soon have a spectacular new emergency room expansion. The Carl N. Platou Emergency Center is set to open in August 2015.

For the past 50 years Hennepin County Library outreach services have provided an essential resource to elderly, disabled and housebound library patrons.

In 2006, at the tender age of 10, Edina native Madeleine Hage traveled to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina as part of a volunteer effort with Headwaters Disaster Relief.