Domain – Quality of Life

Why This Major Funder Wants to Send More Kids to Summer Camp

A girl in a red canoe paddling withon a river while passing under a tree.

Summer camp is the highlight of the year for many kids — sun-splashed days surrounded by trees and water and new friends for life; a safe, activity-filled home away from home. But summer camp is not an experience every kid gets to enjoy. Camp Fire aims to provide many more children with a summer camp

Brett Buckner to lead Friends of the Children Twin Cities chapter

Friends of the Children, a national nonprofit that pairs children who face multiple systemic obstacles with a paid, professional mentor called a Friend for 12+ years, announced today that they are launching a Friends of the Children-Twin Cities chapter and have named Minneapolis resident Brett Buckner as the executive director. “We are thrilled at the opportunity for

For Minneapolis North students, graduation this year comes with $10,000 scholarships

Star Tribune Mara Klecker The graduating seniors ushered into North High’s auditorium Friday afternoon didn’t initially know the purpose for the assembly. They were greeted by blaring music, bouquets of balloons and “congrats” spelled out in lighted letters on the side of the stage. Still, the energy in the room didn’t erupt until Adair Mosley