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Darby's Dancers


Darby’s Dancers classes are taught by volunteer dance instructors and take place in donated studio space. The charitable contributions of youth volunteers, dance instructors, community dance studios and local businesses allow DD to provide dance classes, supplies and costumes to special needs dancers at no cost to their parents.

Welcome Home Vets Program


The Hopkins Elks Welcome Home Vets Program provides home starter kits for homeless veterans moving into permanent housing throughout the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The kits help the veterans get a fresh start and transform a bare apartment into a new home.

Secondhand Hounds


At Secondhand Hounds, we take on the cases no one else can or will. We make sure animals that are victims of abuse, neglect, bad breeding, or accidents have a chance. A chance to get the veterinary and emotional help they need, and eventually find loving forever homes.

Safe Hands Rescue


Safe Hands Rescue Mission: To achieve the day when all companion animals are loved, respected and have a home.

Project 6:8


The 6:8 Project is a grassroots organization sustained through volunteers committed to providing food, drink and supplies needed to homeless people living in Minneapolis.

The God's Child Project


Based in Minneapolis, MN and Bismark, ND, The GOD’S CHILD Project cares for and educates 5,000 orphaned, abandoned, and poverty-stricken boys and girls. In addition, we provide health and community-based services for 8,700 widowed and single mothers and their dependents in Guatemala, El Salvador, India, Malawi and the United States.

Chad Smith Ride For Life


On June 18th, riders will put their kickstands up to show their support for two local families battling cancer. Chad Smith Ride for Life has become a rite of summer in the St. Michael-Albertville area. The annual motorcycle ride is organized in memory of Chad Smith, who lost his fight with Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2009, shortly after the ride was founded.

Ruff Start Rescue


Ruff Start Rescue’s mission is simple – to save animals whose lives are at risk – including dog, cats, and even ferrets, guinea pigs and rabbits. The foster-based, volunteer-run non-profit provides a loving refuge for stray, neglected, abandoned, and surrendered companion animals until they find their forever home.

Can Do Canines


Can Do Canines specially train dogs, often adopted from local animal shelters, to assist clients with mobility challenges, hearing loss or deafness, seizure disorders, diabetes complicated by hypoglycemia unawareness or children with autism.

Northeast Minneapolis Tool Library


Need a hammer, cordless drill, or how about a pneumatic grinding saw?(???) With more than 1,000 tools in their inventory, NE MPLS Tool Library provides local residents the option to use tools without the need to buy for a nominal annual fee.