Girl Scouts: It’s Cookie Season!

Girl Scouts: It’s Cookie Season!
The one time of year you don’t mind if someone rings your doorbell is now. That’s because it’s Girl Scouts Cookie season.  TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson chats with a troop in Woodbury in our Remote Rockstar Row to find out why cookies sales this year mean more than ever. If you don’t know a Girl Scout but want to order cookies, just...

2/15 Rockstar Row

One of the American Lung Association's signature fundraising events, Fight For Air Climbs are stair climbs held in prominent skyscrapers around the country. Climbers join friends, family, co-workers or even fly solo, climbing the stairs of the building to the top! Over the last several years, our Fight For Air Climbs have raised more than $53...

2/1 Rockstar Row

P.E.A.S.E. Academy: an acronym for Peers Enjoying a Sober Education, is the oldest recovery high school in the United States, serving students in recovery since February 1989. Located in the heart of Dinkytown, P.E.A.S.E. Academy offers an incredible array of opportunities that can be found at the University of Minnesota and the thriving...

1/25 Rockstar Row

The mission of the Pompe Warrior Foundation is to promote research, educate, and empower individuals and families affected by Pompe Disease and other rare diseases. We hope to highlight the importance of diet in the treatment of these diseases. We will support research into new dietary treatments and utilize that research to educate individuals...

1/18 Rockstar Row

We all remember comedic actor John Ritter from his role of Jack Tripper in the iconic show Three's Company. Tragically, John died just shy of his 55th birthday due to an acute aortic dissection. Shortly after his death, the John Ritter Foundation was created to focus on education, support, and research for those with the disease.

12/7 Rockstar Row

Founded in 2003, Pinky Swear Foundation (formerly known as Miracles of Mitch Foundation) originated after a nine-year-old boy named Mitch passed away from bone- cancer. Just before, he gave away his life-savings to the other kids on his child oncology floor and made a pinky swear promise with his dad that they would always kelp kids with...

11/9 Rockstar Row

The Walk to End Hunger was created in 2007 by the Minnesota Hunger Initiative and is presented by The Mosaic Company. To date, the Walk to End Hunger has raised more than $2.5 million to help end hunger throughout Minnesota.

11/2 Rockstar Row

Open Arms of Minnesota is a nonprofit that cooks and delivers free, nutritious meals to people living with life-threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities. Each year, Open Arms and its 6,000+ volunteers provide more than 600,000 meals to their clients. They even offer full Thanksgiving meals to all of their clients, thanks to the support from...

10/5 Rockstar Row

Adoption is Love Fund is a 501c3 non-profit started by a Minnesota family blessed through adoption who want to raise awareness about adoption and the MN foster kids who need forever families.

9/21 Rockstar Row

Star Legacy Foundation began in 2004 to raise money for research aimed at stillbirth prevention. Since that time, the organization has added education, family support, and advocacy initiatives and grown to be the largest non-profit in the United States focused on stillbirth. Key projects include hosting educational workshops for health...

9/14 Rockstar Row

MDI is an organization that serves people with disabilities by offering inclusive employment opportunities and services. MDI creates self-sufficiency by providing meaningful work to people with and without disabilities.

9/7 Rockstar Row: Missing GRACE

Missing GRACE is a foundation dedicated to helping parents deal with loss of a baby, infertility and adoption challenges. For info on their mission, click here. And for a link to participate in their upcoming Minnesota Hope and Hearts Run 5K coming up on September 15th, 2018, click here.

8/17 Rockstar Row

Mitochondria are responsible for creating more than 90% of the energy needed by the body to sustain life and support organ function. When they fail, less and less energy is generated within the cell. Cell injury and even cell death follow. If this process is repeated throughout the body, whole organ systems begin to fail.

8/10 Rockstar Row

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) is a nonprofit organization that has been assisting veterans for over 25 years. Each year MACV receives more than 25,000 contacts, inquiries, and requests from veterans across the state. In 2016, MACV comprehensively served over 1,725 veterans and their families throughout Minnesota who were...

7/13 Rockstar Row

Paul's Pals was founded in 1996 in honor of Paul Adelman, who with humor and persistence lived above disabilities stemming from three brain surgeries over seven years. In the process, his parents Floyd and Andrea discovered wonderful organizations such as Courage Center, Miracle League, and a Boy Scout's troop, that helped their son enjoy life...

6/22 Rockstar Row

Tickets for Kids provides opportunities for underprivileged and at-risk youth to attend ballgames, theatre performances, and museums at no-cost. Through their network of over 200 nonprofit organization partners and over 35 cultural venue ticket donors, Tickets for Kids expects to provide more than 20,000 experiences for the most vulnerable...

6/8 Rockstar Row

The Food Group is a local nonprofit focused on providing healthy food to the community. Our programs include food shelf and meal program support, Fare For All, a program offering healthy and affordable foods, and Big River Farms a program offering sustainable agriculture education for local immigrant and historically underserved farmers. The...

6/1 Rockstar Row

The 5 Eyewitness News Summer Harvest for Kids campaign was created because we believe no Minnesota kid should go hungry over the summer. We've teamed up with MATTER and The Food Group to make this dream a reality.

5/18 Rockstar Row

Feed My Starving Children is partnering with Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge and Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities to bring 5,000 volunteers together on the Saturday before Father's Day. These will support an immediate need for food where it is needed most, as well as future efforts to fight drug addiction and homelessness in Minnesota, and...

5/4 Rockstar Row

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® is the international men's march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Each year an ever-increasing number of men, women, and families are joining this award-winning walk as a unique way to raise awareness in their communities about the serious causes, effects, and remediation to domestic and sexual...

4/27 Rockstar Row

The MN Brain Tumor 5K's mission is the same as the Musella Foundation's mission: to help raise awareness and funds in support of brain tumor research that will one day lead to a cure.

4/18 Rockstar Row

Welcome the Children's Hospital Association to our Rockstar Row! For 85 years they have been dedicated to improve the health and well-being of children at Children's Minnesota. They do this by raising funds to provide the support for programs and services at the hospital and throughout the community.

4/17 Rockstar Row

More than two hundred thousand Minnesotans have food allergies and about 200 people die each year in the U.S. because of them. Food allergies are increasing and becoming more severe. You can help raise awareness by joining the Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy Association of Minnesota on the Food Allergy Awareness Walk on May 6th at Como Park.

3/16 Rockstar Row

ZOOM House is a transformational housing program that assists families to move from the experience of homelessness toward self-sufficiency offering resources, guidance and support in their journey.

3/9 Rockstar Row

Cradle of Hope was established in 1973 when its founder, Ann Dickinson, used a $5,000 inheritance to help five pregnant women. Since then, Cradle of Hope continues to partner with over 130 agencies to assist families and has allocated over $5 million to more than 25,000 Minnesota women who needed assistance as they faced a challenging...

2/23 Rockstar Row

In 2006 Pam Philipp organized a local drive to help outfit high school girls in need with all the accoutrements for prom. Her Godmother magic made a huge impact for the community and she has turned her vision into a non-profit organization dedicated to providing prom gowns and accessories at no charge to high school girls throughout...

2/16 Rockstar Row

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly. It has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle--and it's serious and stressful to manage. There is nothing you can do to prevent T1D and there is currently no cure. When you participate in your local JDRF One Walk, the money you raise supports life–changing...

1/19 Rockstar Row

The mission of the Spare Key organization is to provide assistance to families in crisis with critically ill children with assistance to pay their mortgage so they can keep their homes. The folks at Klein Bank donated a pair of Super Bowl tickets to Spare Key to help raise funds to support their cause. Raffle tickets were sold for a chance to...

1/12 Rockstar Row

During his retirement years, Harmon was a spokesperson for the hospice movement and embraced the role it plays at one of the most critical times we face in life. Harmon's family and friends created the Harmon Killebrew Hospice Home for Kids Fund to support Crescent Cove in its efforts to open the Midwest's first children's hospice and respite home.