Volunteering at Presbyterian Homes of Bloomington

We had the opportunity this month to help set up for the annual Taste of the Fair event at the Presbyterian Homes of Bloomington. If you are a resident there, you don’t need to worry about making it to the State Fair because they bring the fair to you! This is an annual event that is free for residents and includes fair food, games, a … Continue reading Volunteering at Presbyterian Homes of Bloomington

New Foods at the Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is here and there are several new foods to try this year. We chose to highlight the three below not only because they look extra tasty, but also because we appreciate how they are named. All Quacked Up! With a name like this, of course we had to highlight this one! Described as fried, farm-fresh duck egg from Graise Farm in … Continue reading New Foods at the Minnesota State Fair

Volunteering with Ready, Set, Achieve!

We had the opportunity this month to volunteer at Lakeville Area Public Schools for Ready, Set, Achieve! This volunteer program collects and organizes donated school supplies for students & families who need them. We helped them prepare for the large event that they are holding on August 24th where any family that attends school in the district or lives in the district can come and … Continue reading Volunteering with Ready, Set, Achieve!

Volunteering with Books for Africa

This month we had the opportunity to volunteer with Books for Africa at their warehouse located in St. Paul. At the warehouse they collect, sort, and ship books, computers, tablets, and library enhancement materials to every country in Africa. Our responsibility was to sort and pack books according to category and age level. It was incredible to see the amount of books that had been … Continue reading Volunteering with Books for Africa