Minnetonka Celebration of Service

Volunteers serving through A Better Society’s Project KiDS and Project Life-Cycle programs were honored with a Silver President’s Volunteer Service Award. Project KiDS served 643 hours this year; Project Life-Cycle served 838 hours. The Celebration of Service included anouncement of the 2015 President’s Volunteer Service Award Winners and Varsity Letters for Community Service. This year 239 award recipents logged in about 46,500 hours of...

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Project KiDS Compost Sale Fundraiser

A Better Society’s Project KiDS and the youth of the Universalist Church of Minnetonka are teaming up to hold a Compost Sale Fundraiser at the MN Landscape Arboretum on Saturday, May 9 from 9am – 4pm. The compost sale coincides with the Annual Plant Sale at the Arboretum, so you can purchase your plants and compost at the same time! 20lbs of compost is only $4 per bag! We will even help you load the compost into your car!! Money raised by Project KiDS will help homeless youth in our community, and money raised by UUMC will help with their Appalachian Service Project Please feel free to...

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Project KiDS goes to WeDay 2014

We were honored to be recognized again this year on the big stage at WeDay. Our partnership in the community is continuing to make a difference and we are always looking for new ways to help!            ...

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Project KiDS at Chanhassen Artisan Fair

Project KiDS will be participating in the upcoming Chanhassen Rec. Center Artisan Fair on November 1st, 2014 from 10am – 2pm. They will be selling handmade items. 100% of the proceeds from the sale will go towards supporting their Pen Pal project and providing resources to Auro Mira Vidya Mandir, our partner school in India....

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Imagine a restaurant with no prices on the menu…

Hello everyone, The article that sparked this week’s blog came across my desk last October. The first thing that caught my eye was the person championing this endeavor, Jon Bon Jovi. Most of us know who he is and what he is well known for is his music. But did you realize how philanthropic he is? Seeing his name in the headline, made me take a second look. Famous people rally behind causes all the time and their fame helps to motivate and bring more support to their cause. A community restaurant with no prices on the menu; customers donate to pay for their meal. If you are unable to...

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