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The Latest News

  • Dec 08

    Susan Dolan Interview in Edina Sun Current

    Since fall, Susan Dolan has grown accustomed to regular flights to Los Angeles and back, but that jet-set routine isn’t as glamorous as it might sound. “It’s only nice the first couple of times,” Dolan said. That’s there’s work to be done, as helping kids takes precedent over catching rays during her constant travels. Dolan in September took over as…

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  • Dec 04

    Richfield Teacher Grants Awarded

    Teacher,Nichol Kamholz, from Richfield High School, received a grant for her project,The Art of Book Illustration.  On the left, is Sandy , the Links to Learning Chair, from Assistance League. The Links to Learning Program awards grants to teachers. Grant winners and supporters from Richfield School District are pictured together. Also pictured with Sandy Warner receiving awards:Jennifer Kersten – Her…

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  • Nov 30

    25 Years of Successful Collaboration with Minnesota Hospital Association

    Assistance League has had a long-standing and successful collaboration with the Minnesota Hospital Association(MHA). Maggie Harris, Assistance League Assault Survivor Kit® Chair, (left) is pictured with Minnesota Hospital Association liaison, Sarah Bohnet, (right) a visual communications specialist/division assistant.  Assistance League members gathered at MHA in November to pack 425 kits.  Twice a year Assistance League volunteers replenish the kits with…

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  • Nov 29

    Cupid, the Penguin, Spreads Love of Reading

    Bethune second graders were thrilled to spend time with a 26 year-old penguin, named Cupid, visiting from the Como Zoo. Cupid was born on Valentine’s Day. He was a hit with the students and the adults! Books about penguins were then given to the students to read together with their Assistance League Reading Buddies in the Literacy+ program. Literacy+ kicks…

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  • Nov 26

    Food For Kids Delivers!

    Kids who come to school with empty stomachs do not perform well academically, and being hungry can also hinder their behavior in the classroom.  For that reason, Assistance League began our Food for Kids program in 2012.  In the past 6 years, FFK delivered over 134,000 pounds of food to hungry kids. Food for Kids provides week-end food packs for…

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  • Nov 21

    33 Grants Awarded to Minneapolis Teachers

    The three teachers pictured are from Nellie Stone Elementary School.  They are excited because they will be taking their 5th graders on an overnight field trip to the Audubon Society of the North Woods. Teacher Carol Devitt along with Steve Birth, an engineer, will help kids build from scratch an amplification system (updated boom box) which will inspire an interest…

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  • Nov 14

 

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