Giving Back

The 11th Annual Girl’s Night Out event was held at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes. The event raised more than $4,000 for Hope Chest for Breast Cancer, which connects those facing breast cancer with resources and financial assistance. 

When it comes to having an effect on the world, some set their sights on the neighborhood. Others step out immediately to foreign countries and the unknown. Meet three young adults who have no problem setting the travel bar high.

Many men, women and children across the globe have shoes on their feet this year, thanks to the combined efforts of the Maple Grove Girl Scouts and the Soles 4 Souls organization. Every third week of June, the girls meet for fun at Lights and Lakes Day camp.

Once again, October is designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means a time for heightened awareness about the importance of finding a cure.

With a record-shattering turnout in April’s Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, local stores were able to tie together a whopping $37,500 for area food shelves, including Maple Grove-based CROSS.

Attendees at the 2015 Ticked Off gallery opening event at the Maple Grove Arts Center took the Lyme Challenge with a hearty bite into a lime and support for Lyme’s Disease eradication.

Each day starts with an old fashioned “rise and shine” logging call. Boys ages 7 to 17 climb out of their beds at 8 a.m. sharp. Many start their day by grabbing a towel and taking a quick dip in the lake. Flag raising is at 8:15. At 8:20, breakfast is served.

For dogs living on the streets, it is only natural to eat garbage, be riddled with diseases and never know the love of a veterinarian or owner. It’s a game of survival and one without hope.

Committed to serving individuals and families in the Maple Grove area, CROSS Services has taken another step toward making hot meals more readily available to citizens in need.

Maple Grove resident Scott Petinga's life began on May 3, 2004. He was in his early 30s, but the day signaled a rebirth. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer, and it set him on an entirely new path.

Faith’s Lodge is hosting its second annual Hope Walks & Rolls 5K
fundraising event Saturday, May 16, to help families who are coping

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