Benefits & Fundraisers
This fun evening includes live music by Trailer Trash Band, the ever-popular Wall of Wine, and Emily Engberg, our MC and event auctioneer. There is always a very LIVELY live auction and a silent auction with something for everyone from tickets to a sporting event to those for the theater and opera. And as we’re an arts program, there are several works of art available, in addition to an Art by YOU project so you can express your creative side. You’ll enjoy hearty appetizers, desserts and a full cash bar. Read more about Breanna's Star: A Night of Art, Celebration and Giving
A musical revue that will have you singing and dancing in your seats!
Come and celebrate with us! CenterStage [Act 10] will feature some of our greatest hits (and some alumni appearances, too) Read more about CenterStage [Act 10] at Maple Grove Senior High School
Join the South Uptown neighborhood at this annual fundraising chili festival. Hot chili and fixings will be served—vegetarian options available—along with drinks and desserts. Bid in the silent auction and get the chance to win a door prize. All proceeds will go to support the Joyce Uptown Food Shelf. All ages. 612.370.4907 Read more about Chilly Chili Fest
The Minneapolis Polar plunge challenges you to dive into the icy waters of Bde Maka Ska, but the reason will warm your heart. All proceeds raised will go to support Special Olympics Minnesota. All ages. 763.270.7119 Read more about Minneapolis Polar Plunge
Spark Salon along with Mainstream Boutique & Rock Elm Tavern
are proud to announce the first annual “Do Good, Feel Good, Look Good”
Charity Drive & Fashion Show.
During the month of April Spark Salon & Mainstream Boutique (Maple Grove location only) will be collecting donations of new and gently used women's personal care items and clothing. As a thank you for your donation, you will receive a special discount in our retail boutiques.
This exciting event will end with a summer trends fashion show at Rock Elm Tavern on April 30th at 6:00 PM. Read more about 2020 Summer Trends Fashion Show
Run into the holiday spirit with the Christmas Day — Joyful 5K, presented by Charities Challenge. Grab your family and friends and run or walk the timed 5K or the 2K fun walk around Arbor Lakes. The race begins and ends next to Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant. All participants will enjoy post-race treats, holiday music and Irish hospitality. Read more about Christmas Day — Joyful 5K
Explore unique holiday shopping while helping a good cause. Shop brands like Minnesota Mall and Northern Glasses to get a head start on this year’s holiday style. Seven percent of sales will be donated to The Reel Hope Project, an advocacy organization for kids awaiting adoption. Read more about MN Christmas Market
Make room for that Thanksgiving feast with a 2K or 8K race for a good cause. Bring the family along to kick off the holiday season and raise money for Hastings Family Service. Preregister for the 8K to receive this year’s commemorative Gobble Gait t-shirt.
Read more about Gobble Gait