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Be a Cancer MY WAY Fairy for a Day

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013 in Announcements | Comments Off on Be a Cancer MY WAY Fairy for a Day

Be a Cancer MY WAY Fairy for a Day

At our Tuesday, March 19th Open Community Volunteer Time, our volunteers became Cancer MY WAY Fairies. We created 38 fun-filled eggs that were delivered to cancer patients by Todd and Malou Watterson on March 21st. Click on this link to view the photo album.

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Trash into Treasure – April 20th

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013 in Announcements, Life-Cycle, SecondLife | Comments Off on Trash into Treasure – April 20th

Trash into Treasure – April 20th

Project KiDS, Boy Scout Troop #337, Girl Scouts Junior Troop #13928, Project Life-Cycle, and Project SecondLife are all participating in Tonka Green’s Trash into Treasure event on Saturday, April 20th at Minnetonka High School. Our groups will be collecting gently used bicycles, usable bike locks and training wheels for Project Life-Cycle, and linens of any quality for the PROP Shop and Southwest Animal Rescue. School and community groups throughout the Minnetonka area are coming together for the 1st annual Trash into Treasure event at...

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2013 Annual Community Event scheduled for Feb 24th

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Announcements | Comments Off on 2013 Annual Community Event scheduled for Feb 24th

2013 Annual Community Event scheduled for Feb 24th

Join us and other community and business leaders to… Hear the stories of social entrepreneurs who are building a better society. Help shape a better future. Registration: 1:00-1:30 PM Event: 1:30-3:00 PM Networking: 3:00-4:00 PM Come. Be inspired by people who want to make a difference. See what real grassroots community projects look like. Learn how you can get engaged. Help build… a better society. Register early – seats are...

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A Sincere Thanks to our Supporters

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in Announcements, Life-Cycle, SecondLife | Comments Off on A Sincere Thanks to our Supporters

A Sincere Thanks to our Supporters

Dear friends, By now you’ve probably heard that Give to the Max Day yesterday was a huge success for the nonprofit world here in Minnesota. Together, 53,339 people gave $16.3M to 4,381 organizations in 24 hours. We are proud to have been a small part of this big event. At the end of the day, we found ourselves on the Top 10 list of Small Nonprofits through your generous contributions! In fact, out of thousands of nonprofits with an annual budget of less than $100k, we placed 6th! Our Project Life-Cycle received $6,400 in donations. As...

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Give to the Max Day – Nov 15

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in Announcements, Life-Cycle | Comments Off on Give to the Max Day – Nov 15

A Better Society will be participating in Minnesota’s largest single day donation event for nonprofits. See the letter below from our Executive Director, Heather Tran. Hello friends, Almost five years ago, Khai and I started the non-profit organization, A Better Society. We are holding a fundraiser for one of our projects, Project Life-Cycle. Over the past five years, through countless volunteer hours, the donation of thousands of bikes, and the financial support of friends and local businesses, Project Life-Cycle has provided over 1000...

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2012 Presidential Service Awards

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Announcements, Life-Cycle, SecondLife | Comments Off on 2012 Presidential Service Awards

2012 Presidential Service Awards

Congratulations to all the students who took the time to serve their community in so many different ways. We want to especially thank the kids who took part in our many projects here at A Better Society. We encourage you to reach out to us and find ways that you can help build a better society… Click here if the above embedded video doesn’t play. Read more at...

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Braving the 100+ degree at the Chanhassen 4th of July Parade

Posted by on Jul 6, 2012 in Announcements, Life-Cycle | 1 comment

We participated in the Chanhassen 4th of July Parade for the first time this year. And even with the 102 degree weather, we had a blast. Click the link below for more pictures. 2012 Chanhassen 4th of July Parade...

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A Better Society Partners up with Avtex

Posted by on Feb 22, 2012 in Announcements | Comments Off on A Better Society Partners up with Avtex

Through a special arrangement, Avtex is now an official sponsor to our nonprofit organization. Their new initiative called AvtexCares will provide the vehicle in which their employees and customers can provide volunteer services directly to our existing projects as well as help launch new ones. One of the first projects to get set into motion will be project \’lin-kij\ – an innovative search model to help communities connect with its services, volunteers, and people in need. Click here for more information. Read more on...

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Organization Overview Video Posted

Posted by on Feb 13, 2012 in Announcements | Comments Off on Organization Overview Video Posted

A Better Society – Overview.

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A Successful Open House!

Posted by on Feb 1, 2012 in Announcements | 2 comments

A sincere thank you to all who attended our Open House event last Sunday. We had a mix of mayors, community volunteers, city council members, school board members, faith leaders, business leaders, consultants, and community service workers attend. As part of the networking and brainstorming session, we posed five questions to get the creative juices flowing: What we got back filled over 11 flip chart pages! Over the next few days we will compile this information and summarize it into a list of potential projects and programs. Click here to...

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