December 2009 Charitable Registry


December 1

Holiday Fashion Show

A benefit for Children’s Hospital Association. The first annual Holiday  Dinner and Fashion Show will be emceed by Vineeta Sawkar, 5 Eyewitness News. Children’s and adult clothing will be modeled. Dellwood Country Club. Contact Cindy at 651-220-6176 or •

December 2-3


A benefit for The Salvation Army. LITE FM hosts a two-day radio-athon to connect community members with area families in need of Christmas gifts and food. Donors call in to select the family size they’d like to adopt and purchase gifts for the adopted family. Visit the website for more details closer to the date –

December 5

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

A benefit for the Arthritis Foundation North Central Chapter. Get into the spirit this holiday season and hit the nation’s pavements, pathways and parks to fight arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability. Duluth. Contact Liz at 651-644-4108 or

December 6

Subway Bring a Blanket

A benefit for Bridging, Inc. Individuals are asked to bring clean, new or gently used and in good condition blankets to any participating Subway restaurant in exchange for a free regular six-inch sandwich (one free six-inch sandwich per person). Central Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Contact Erin at 952-278-3114 or •

December 11-13

KS95’s Stuff the Bus

A benefit for The Salvation Army.  Donate a new toy in an effort to stuff two buses with toys for local kids in need.

December 13

Ordway Circle of Stars Holiday Gala

A benefit for Ordway Center for the Performing Arts and its educational programs. Join us for an exclusive evening of holiday magic at the dress rehearsal of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. St. Paul. Contact Kate at or 651-282-3101. •

December 19

Animal Adoption Day

A benefit for Second Chance Animal Rescue. Lovable cats, kittens, dogs and puppies will be available for adoption at Petco in Roseville. All animals are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, heartworm or FeLV/FIV checked, and dewormed. The adoption fee includes an ID tag and vet exam. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Contact Nancy at 651-771-5662 or