Check out our Project Life-Cycle video!

Project Life-Cycle from A Better Society. Hear real stories of our volunteers, partner organizations, and bike recipients… Click here if the video doesn’t load.

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Project Humility2

MATERIALS 1 skein of Loops & Thread Charisma yarn—any color–check Michael’s for it to be on sale, if you want to do more 1 pair of size 11 (US) knitting needles–available at any craft store DIRECTIONS 1) Leaving an 18-24” tail, cast on 20 stitches 2) Knit 40 rows (verify by counting 20 bumps on your square—ends up being 8”x8”—the size of this sheet) 3) Cast off, leaving an 18-24” tail 4) Repeat until you have completed (3) 8”x8” squares 5) Return the three squares and the remaining yarn to A Better Society for...

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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

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 Minnetonka High School on Saturday, April 20th...

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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

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 an organization, A Better Society received $12,300...

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