WeCAN was founded in 1989 to address a lack of social service programs for low-income families in the area.
Joe Ryan’s worldview is simple: leave the world better than you found it.
As the CEO and owner of Oppidan Investment Company, a national property development firm based in Excelsior, Ryan knows he—and Oppidan—can make a real difference in the communities they serve.
Ryan grew up in Hibbing, Minn. before attending the University of St. Thomas and moving to the Twin Cities. From a young age, he learned the importance of giving back to the community.
While Top Dog Country Club has earned the unofficial title of the “un-kennel,” boasting Club Med-style digs for dogs when their owners are away, behind the hotel lies a cause that’s close to the owner’s heart
The next time you plan a trip (even here in the states), think about how you might do some volunteering while you’re there.
A group of high school students creates a climate report card for the city of Minnetonka.
To say Kathryn Marshall and Stephanie Welter are filling a need with their new service for young adults with autism would be the ultimate understatement.
Brooklyn Vetter had every intention of leaving the Midwest. Born and raised in South Dakota, she studied sociology and women’s studies at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and was itching for a change. Some travel? Maybe. A change of scenery? Definitely. That is, until, she found herself at a resource fair, intrigued by the St. Joseph Worker Program right here in Saint Paul. So much for a change of scenery. Instead, she experienced a surprisingly life-changing year.