There’s no better feeling than uniting with our neighbors for a common cause – not to mention some fun! Whether you’re a gala-goer, a fashion lover, plant enthusiast, golf fanatic or winter camper; we have exciting events planned year-round just for you.
|1-31||Prevent Hunger campaign||Interfaith Outreach; around town||Help prevent hunger in our community during the month of March! Make a financial gift or rally your group for a food and fund drive. Part of the larger MN FoodShare March Campaign. Learn more or download the toolkit.|
|1-17||McCormick’s St. Paddy’s Day Raffle||McCormick’s Pub & Restaurant, Wayzata||Buy a $10 raffle ticket to benefit Prevent Hunger and win $2,000 toward airfare for your dream trip to Ireland! Tickets on sale at McCormick’s, 331 Broadway Ave. S in Wayzata. Winner drawn on Saturday, March 17, 9 p.m.|
|5||Orono Empty Bowls||Orono High School cafeteria||5-7 p.m. at 795 Old Crystal Bay Rd N in Long Lake. Fight local hunger at this family-friendly event. Enjoy a simple soup meal in a handcrafted bowl made by local students. Tickets are $10 at the door.|
|10||2nd Tuesday Gathering||Interfaith Outreach||Noon-1 p.m. Learn more and get engaged! Tour of Interfaith Outreach and free lunch. Registration required.|
|19||Girls, Glamour & Giving||International Market Square||6-9:30 p.m. at 275 Market Street in Minneapolis. The ultimate girls’ night out full of fashion and philanthropy sponsored by Schuler Shoes. Enjoy unique vendors, celebrity purse raffle, mystery gift card wall, sit-down dinner, fashion show, live auction and a special giving moment. Register by April 3, 2018.|
|8||2nd Tuesday Gathering||Interfaith Outreach||Noon-1 p.m. Learn more and get engaged! Tour of Interfaith Outreach and free lunch. Registration required.|
|12||Plant Sale||Interfaith Outreach||8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dig up hope for local families! Grow your garden with perennials, annuals, heirloom veggies and more. NEW this year – handcrafted bird houses. Sign up to volunteer and donate plants May 10-11.|
|31||Caring for Kids Breakfast||Wayzata Country Club||7:15-8:30 a.m. at 200 Wayzata Blvd W in Wayzata. Passionate about early childhood education? Attend a fundraising breakfast and hear keynote speaker Dr. Megan Gunnar, Director of the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. Register today!|
Girls, Glamour & Giving offers the ultimate girls’ night out full of fashion and philanthropy sponsored by Schuler Shoes. The evening’s activities will include unique vendors, celebrity purse raffle, mystery gift card wall, sit-down dinner, fashion show, live auction and a special giving moment. RSVP by April 3, 2018.
Join hundreds of your fellow community members who are passionate about early childhood education and securing big futures for the little lives in our care. The keynote speaker is Megan Gunnar, Ph.D., director/chair of the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Child Development and associate director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Development. Breakfast is complimentary but donations are gratefully accepted at the event or online. RSVP by May 24, 2018.