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January 17, 2018
Sep 11, 2016; New Orleans, LA, USA;  New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead (6) consoles kicker Will Lutz (3) after a missed 61 yard field goal attempt by Lutz as time expires in  a game against the Oakland Raiders at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Raiders defeated the Saints 35-34. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings fans raise over $105,000 and counting for Saints punter Morstead's charity
January 17, 2018 - 5:39pm
December 26, 2017
U of M students donate thousands of dorm meals to hungry peers
December 26, 2017 - 7:20am
December 22, 2017
Clarissa Benitez holds her children and grandson as over 120 community members who sing Christmas Carols and deliver presents to the Benitez/Gonzalez family at their East Side Saint Paul home on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Th family lost their brother and son, Miguel Gonzalez, who was a junior at Harding High School, in September to an illness. (Pioneer Press / John Autey)
Big Magical Christmas program surprises Minn. family who lost 16-year-old boy to rare disease
December 22, 2017 - 7:00am
December 18, 2017
Salvation Army received a $200,000 check in a Cub Foods store in the South Metro on Dec. 16, 2017. The check is the second largest donation ever received in a red kettle in the Twin Cities. Photo courtesy of Craig Dirkes
$200,000 check dropped in Twin Cities red kettle
December 18, 2017 - 6:24pm
December 7, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Members of the Good Neighbor Club wrapped more than 100 holiday presents Thursday at Lake Region Bank in Willmar that will be distributed to children in need through local nonprofits.
Good Neighbor Club wraps presents for Kandiyohi County children
December 7, 2017 - 8:28pm
November 28, 2017
It's #GivingTuesday. Here's why people are giving more than ever.
November 28, 2017 - 12:41pm
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In this undated family photo, Ron Olson pets one of the family dogs Coco as a cat, Rafty, sits in the background. Ron died in November, and a $50,000 donation has been made from his estate to the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar.
Donation from animal lover to benefit homeless pets
June 28, 2017 - 6:11am
June 12, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Zuber Abi, 6, helps pour grains into packages Friday at Willmar Middle School during a project to pack meals for Feed My Starving Children. play button
Two-day event in Willmar yields 147,750 meals for Feed My Starving Children
June 12, 2017 - 6:36am
March 11, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Cub Foods customer Arika Watkins, center, gives a donation Friday to Alana Ziehl, executive director of the Willmar Area Food Shelf, after food shelf volunteers bagged her groceries. Willmar Area Food Shelf board members, including Brittany VanDerBill, right, bagged groceries for "tips" to raise funds for the local food shelf, which is competing for grant dollars this month during Minnesota Food Share Month.
March is Minnesota Food Share Month
March 11, 2017 - 6:27am
January 17, 2017
Bella Lauer, 11, makes a "thank you" card Monday during After School Kids Art Club at the Barn Theatre in Willar. The cards thanked the Rice Memorial Hospital pharmacy department for its contribution to the Fall Basket event at the hospital, where donation baskets are distributed to regional charities and nonprofits. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
After School Kids Art Club
January 17, 2017 - 7:42am
December 22, 2016
Chasity Ommodt, director of client services at The Link, sorts through some of the non-perishable food items that have already been donated for the pending launch of the Link's food pantry in New London. (Carolyn Lange / Tribune)
Filling the food gap: Efforts underway to open food pantry in New London
December 22, 2016 - 7:36pm
December 21, 2016
Salvation Army donations down drastically across Minnesota
December 21, 2016 - 6:00am
December 16, 2016
Kayla Kropifko, left, chooses a set of blocks for her 2-year-old while Gregory Schlichting, Salvation Army volunteer, helps her check off gift items Wednesday at First Covenant Church in Willmar.

Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Salvation Army makes Christmas wishes come true
December 16, 2016 - 10:38am
December 5, 2016
Ben Dehmlow, director of operations for New 2 You Thrift Store in Willmar, shows just a small portion of the thousands of items available at the store. The store has started a new program called Corners of Your Field, which donates thrift store gift cards to churches and nonprofits to help in the community.

Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Harvesting unused goods to benefit nonprofits: Thrift store donors can give to organizations of their choice
December 5, 2016 - 7:34am
November 29, 2016
Warm the Children program enters final year
November 29, 2016 - 8:02pm
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