February 2010 Charitable Registry

 

February 4 – 15

Annual All Things Great and Small Book Sale

A benefit for the Animal Humane Society. Flip through stacks of great deals of thousands of books in over 30 categories of paperbacks, hard cover, CDs, DVDs and more, at prices as low as $1-4. February 4 – 7 at AHS Golden Valley and Woodbury sites. www.animalhumanesociety.org
 

February 4

St. Cloud Go Red For Women Luncheon

Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement to empower women to join together to wipe out heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women. This event features inspiring speakers, educational workshops and elegant dining to raise awareness and funding for research. Love red, go red, save lives! www.goredforwomen.org
 

February 5

National Wear Red Day

Congress named the first Friday of every February “National Wear Red Day” to raise awareness that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. Wear red to support the cause. Contact Barbara at barbara.ducharme@heart.org or 952-278-7910. • www.goredforwomen.org
 

February 6

Pay It Forward Fund Casino Night

A benefit for the Pay It Forward Fund for Women’s Cancer. Casino games, dinner, live music, silent and live auction. Check out our volunteer celebrity dealers, including famous sports figures and popular media personalities. Call 763-520-2802 or contact Teena at teena@payitforwardfund.netwww.payitforwardfund.net
 

February 6

Vintages of Note

A benefit for WAMSO – Minnesota Orchestra Volunteer Association. The seventh annual Vintages of Note promises an evening of exquisite wine and food at Graves 601 and entertainment designed to celebrate the power of music. The direct beneficiaries of this evening are the thousands of local children and young adults who will gain access to nationally recognized music education programs as Kinder Konzerts, Kinder Konzerts on the Road and the Young Artist Competition. www.wamso.org
 

February 13

A Singing Valentine

The ultimate date night for Valentine’s Day for anyone from 21 to 108. Bring your sweetheart for an evening of auctions, fine dining, and love songs performed by Choral Arts Ensemble, directed by Michael Culloton. End the evening dancing with your honey. Rochester. www.choralartsensemble.org
 

Feb. 21

Love is a Cure

A benefit for Open Arms of Minnesota, for those living with breast cancer. Presented by Twin City Bridal Association, this elegant benefit includes a silent auction featuring wedding items, gifts, food, entertainment, and romantic getaways. Minneapolis Convention Center. For tickets, visit www.twincitybridal.com.
 

February 27

American Lung Association Stair Climb

Climb Minnesota, an indoor stair climb fundraising event to benefit the American Lung Association of Minnesota. Hundreds of participants—as individuals or teams—climb the 660 stairs of the Accenture Tower to raise  funds and awareness to promote lung health and prevent lung disease. www.climbala.org
 

February 27

The Arcademy Gala

Dress in your festive best and walk the red carpet at the third annual Arcademy Gala! This blockbuster evening features silent and live auctions, festive dining and fabulous entertainment, all to benefit Arc’s services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilties and their families. www.arcgreatertwincities.org
 

February 27

Walk to Cure Diabetes

Largest indoor walk in the country with over 18,000 walkers. A family-fun event with entertainment from bands, mascots, balloon artists, jugglers. A true collaboration between individuals and famiiles directly affected by diabetes and companies and civic organizations that support Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s mission. www.jdrf.org/mnnd
 

February TBD

Camp Fire USA Annual Meeting

In Minnesota, Camp Fire provides an array of out-of-school time and summer programs in partnership with housing communities, schools, libraries, and community centers throughout the Twin Cities, as well as at Camp Tanadoona in Chanhassen. Contact Lisa at lisaf@campfireusa-mn.org or 651-632-9184. • www.CampFireUSA-MN.org
 

February TBD

Have a Heart Benefit

Benefit for Camp Odayin, a facility for young people with heart disease. Enjoy a playful evening as you make a difference in the lives of Odayin campers. www.campodayin.org
 

February TBD

Twin Cities Annual Go Red For Women Lunch & Learn

Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement to empower women to join together to wipe out heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women. This event features inspiring speakers, educational workshops and elegant dining to raise awareness and funding for research. Love red, go red, save lives! www.heart.org/twincitiesgored
 

Feb. TBD

MS Sno Rally Snowmobile Tour

A benefit for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter (75 percent of pledges raised help people living with MS through support programs and cutting-edge research). Take part in this fun three-day snowmobile tour to help end multiple sclerosis. Sugar Lake Lodge, Grand Rapids. Contact Allison at 1-800-582-5296 or specialevents@mssociety.org. • www.MSsnorally.com
 

Feb. TBD

Heart to Heart 2010

A benefit for Children’s HeartLink, saving the lives of children with heart disease around the world. Visit any Lunds and Byerly’s store for a chance to visit with local celebrities, popular chefs, and local vendors and help raise funds and awareness for congenital heart disease. Contact Audrey at 952-928-4860 ext. 16 or audrey@childrensheartlink.org.
 

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