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

Volunteering with District 191 Community Pantry

This month we had the opportunity to volunteer with District 191 Community Pantry at the Diamondhead Education Center in Burnsville. The 191 Community Pantry is available year-round and provides free food to anyone in need. Recipients receive a grocery bag of non-perishable items and a small box of assorted produce. Our responsibility was to bag the groceries and then set the bags up outside where … Continue reading Volunteering with District 191 Community Pantry

Best Places to Watch Fireworks in Minnesota

Nearly every city and town across Minnesota has fireworks on the 4th of July, so it can be hard to find the best place to watch fireworks in Minnesota. If you’re looking for a fireworks show with the longest duration, most spectacular grand finale, and all around best atmosphere, we have compiled a list below of the best places to watch fireworks in Minnesota to … Continue reading Best Places to Watch Fireworks in Minnesota