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...