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November 28, 2014
Warm the Children campaign gets underway for 2014
November 28, 2014 - 11:37pm
November 14, 2014
Andrew Warburton, 7, from left, carries the keyboard to his family’s new computer Wednesday as his mother, Macarria Warburton, carries the PC and his sister, Naomi Cupps, 11, carries the monitor. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Nearly 100 families receive free computers in Willmar giveaway
November 14, 2014 - 11:28pm
August 18, 2014
Foundations get record donations
August 18, 2014 - 11:23pm
June 23, 2014
United Way of West Central Minnesota, Home to Home seek donations of household goods
June 23, 2014 - 11:03pm
May 26, 2014
Willmar Community Foundation OKs funding for area nonprofits
May 26, 2014 - 11:01pm
December 8, 2013
Warm the Children just past halfway point
December 8, 2013 - 10:48pm
November 2, 2013
Salvation Army in Willmar taking applications for holiday aid
November 2, 2013 - 12:08pm
September 30, 2013
Lachlan and Kathryn Smith will be honored Thursday with the Willmar Area Community Foundation’s Philanthropy Award. (Submitted photo courtesy Willmar Area Community Foundation)
Willmar Area Community Foundation to honor Smiths, Bremer Bank
September 30, 2013 - 6:07am
September 25, 2013
U.S. charity gives away $625,000 in 'genius' grants with no strings attached
September 25, 2013 - 7:24am
July 29, 2013
Most charities are honest and accountable to their donors - but a few are not. Cherrish Holland is a certified financial counselor with Lutheran Social Service in Willmar and she offers tips to make smart choices.
6 tips to being a smart donor
July 29, 2013 - 4:52am
July 5, 2013
Jim Bode, a volunteer who repairs bikes for the Wheels4Kids program, stands Wednesday in the empty space in the Lincoln School warming house where a dozen repaired bikes previously had sat. The Willmar Police Department is investigating. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Bicycles taken from program that gives them away to needy kids
July 5, 2013 - 5:12am
May 29, 2013
ACM to market e-games at statewide meetings
May 29, 2013 - 6:02pm
May 6, 2013
Nathan Feucht, a Willmar Area Food Shelf volunteer, helps fill a food order for a client Thursday. The recent March campaign exceeded the food donation goal but fell short on cash — reflecting a trend statewide. Executive Director Christie Kurth says the food shelf receives excellent support from the community, and a fundraising event will be planned for later in the year. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Local food shelf exceeds food goal, misses cash goal during March campaign
May 6, 2013 - 4:39am
March 26, 2013
Hormel CEO making donation for military families
March 26, 2013 - 6:29am
December 16, 2012
Warm the Children at just 64 percent of goal
December 16, 2012 - 11:51pm