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Cub Foods Serves 1,500 Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

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Cub Foods is distributing 1,500 Thanksgiving meals today to Minnesota families in need.

Cub Foods is serving the meals to formerly homeless families and clients of People Serving People, Simpson Housing Services, Project of Pride in Living, and St. Stephen’s Human Services. It’s part of the annual “Unity in Community” initiative.

Timberwolves Players Serve Thanksgiving Dinner to Soldiers, Veterans

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Thanksgiving is still a few days away, but Timberwolves players are giving thanks a little early.

Timberwolves players and staff members will serve a Thanksgiving dinner to 150 Purple Heart recipients, current soldiers, veterans and their families during a “Give Thanks” event.

MDH Awards Grants to Help Sexually-Exploited Youths

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Several Minnesota organizations that help sexually-exploited youths recently received grants from the Minnesota Department of Health.

The department awarded $900,000 to 13 different organizations that will use the money in various ways to help victims escape exploitation and recover from trauma.

Hennepin Co. Attorney Hosts 'Community Leadership' Award Ceremony

The award ceremony is held at the Hennepin County Government Center.  - Photo: Google Maps

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office on Wednesday will honor everyday people who help make the county a safer place.

The 14th Annual Hennepin County Attorney’s Office Community Leadership Awards are given to people who have contributed to the wellbeing of the community.

'Give to the Max Day' Donations Top $18 Million

In the last 24 hours, Minnesotans dug deep and generously supported various causes.

Give to the Max Day wrapped up at midnight and brought in more than $18.2 million. More than 120,000 people donated to their favorite causes throughout the day, according to the GiveMN.org website.

Minnesotans Show Generosity on 'Give to the Max Day'

Nonprofits across the state are asking people to donate Thursday for Give to the Max Day, which is Minnesota’s biggest day of giving.

From education to the environment, Minnesotans can choose exactly what and who they would like to support.

Santa Claus, Reindeer Arrive at Mall of America

Santa Claus arrived at Mall of America in a giant sleigh pulled by real reindeer on Tuesday to kick off the holiday season.