May 2011 Charitable Registry

MAY 1

Walk MS: Christopher & Banks Walk

BENEFITTING: National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter
Christopher & Banks
DESCRIPTION: A one-day walk held in 18 cities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Funds raised through Walk MS help support local programs and services for people with MS and fund cutting-edge research projects all around the world to find a cure.
CONTACT: Cortney Dahl at 800-582-5296 or specialevents@mssociety.orgwalkMSmn.org
 

MAY 1

30th Anniversary Spring Concert

WHERE: St. Michael’s Lutheran Church
BENEFITTING: Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs
DESCRIPTION: The Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs are celebrating 30 years of inspiring and teaching young people the rewarding and lifelong skill of choral singing. Join us at our free spring concert featuring special guest Malcolm Dalglish, internationally known hammered dulcimer player.
CONTACT: Audrey Riddle at 952-563-8572 or angelicayouthchoirs@gmail.comangelicacantanti.org
 

MAY 1

Twin Cities Walk for Parkinson’s Disease

WHERE: Wolfe Park
BENEFITTING: Parkinson Association of Minnesota
DESCRIPTION: Bring your family, friends & pets. Collect donations to support the work that is being done for the Parkinson community in this area.
CONTACT: Barb Green at 763-545-1272 or info@parkinsonmn.orgparkinsonmn.org
 

MAY 5

Dress Down for Leukemia & Lymphoma Day

WHERE: Twin Cities area
BENEFITTING: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
DESCRIPTION: Are you looking for a fun and rewarding way for your company and co-workers to give back to the community? Join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in the fight against blood cancer by taking part in Dress Down for Leukemia & Lymphoma Day on Thursday, May 5, 2011.
CONTACT: Sarah Baragary at 763-852-3008 or sarah.baragary@lls.orglls.org/mn/dressdown

MAY 5

Circle of Women: Purses & Passion

WHERE: Minneapolis Convention Center
BENEFITTING: YWCA of Minneapolis
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy a fun and inspirational luncheon. Network, shop the silent auctions of fabulous purses and extraordinary experiences not found in stores. Hear the personal stories of girls and women whose lives have been profoundly changed by YWCA.
CONTACT: Sarah Raser at 612-215-4158 or sraser@ywcampls.orgywcampls.org/circle
 

MAY 6

WineFest – A Toast to Children’s Health

WHERE: The Depot
BENEFITTING: University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital
DESCRIPTION: An event to benefit the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital, where physician-researchers develop and deliver innovative treatments and cures for childhood diseases. Each year, WineFest attracts more than 2,000 food and wine lovers.
CONTACT: Sara Ferden at 612-273-8643 or s.ferden@mmf.umn.edu thewinefest.org
 

MAY 7

Divas and Desserts

WHERE: St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church
BENEFITTING: Twin Cities Women’s Choir
DESCRIPTION: Concert fundraiser and silent auction benefiting the Twin Cities Women’s Choir.
CONTACT: Pat Teiken at 612-333-8292 or sing@twincitieswomenschoir.orgtwincitieswomenschoir.org
 

MAY 7

Bike MS: Allianz Twin Cities Ride

WHERE: National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter
BENEFITTING: Allianz
DESCRIPTION: Choose a 60- or 30-mile scenic route along the Gateway Trail. Funds raised through Bike MS help support people living with multiple sclerosis in Minnesota and western Wisconsin and fund research for a cure. This ride starts and finishes in Maplewood.
CONTACT: Cortney Dahl at 800-582-5296 or specialevents@mssociety.orgbikeMSminnesota.org
 

 

 

MAY 7

Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala

WHERE: Minneapolis Marriott City Center
BENEFITTING: Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
DESCRIPTION: Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing to support the mission of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. The 12th annual Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala is A Little Less Formal, A Lot More Fun.
CONTACT: Kathy Tolo at 612-305-7127 or kathryn.tolo@tchabitat.org tchabitat.org/hardhat

May 7

PACER Center’s 29th Annual Benefit

WHERE: Minneapolis Convention Center
BENEFITTING: Pacer Center
DESCRIPTION: PACER Center’s benefit will feature a national entertainer as well as live and silent auctions. Proceeds support PACER’s free information and resource services to families of children and youth with any disability. For more information, call 952-838-9000 or visit PACER.org.
 

MAY 8

Divas and Desserts

WHERE: St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church
BENEFITTING: Twin Cities Women’s Choir
DESCRIPTION: Concert fundraiser and silent auction benefiting the Twin Cities Women’s Choir.
CONTACT: Pat Teiken at 612-333-8292 or sing@twincitieswomenschoir.orgtwincitieswomenschoir.org
 

MAY 8

Susan G. Komen Twin Cities Race for the Cure

WHERE: Mall of America
BENEFITTING: The Minnesota Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
DESCRIPTION: A 5K Run and Walk where the finish line is a cure for breast cancer.
CONTACT: David Egan at 952-746-1760 or info@komenminnesota.orgkomenminnesota.org
 

MAY 14

Arthritis Walk-Northern Lakes

BENEFITTING: Arthritis Foundation
DESCRIPTION: Do you have arthritis or know someone who does? If you said yes, you’re not alone. Arthritis affects more than 46 million people, including 300,000 children. Help us raise money in the fight against arthritis by walking in the Arthritis Foundation’s Arthritis Walk.
CONTACT: Lindsey Kumlien at 651-229-5378 or Lkumlien@arthritis.orgnortherlakes2011.kintera.org
 

MAY 15

Silent Auction Benefit for Secondhand Hounds

WHERE: Braemar Golf Course
BENEFITTING: Secondhand Hounds
DESCRIPTION: Please join us at Braemar Golf course for Secondhand Hounds’ first-ever Silent Auction Benefit. Sip cocktails, sample hors d’ouvres and enjoy live music and entertainment while browsing our silent auction.
CONTACT: Andrea Lahouze at 763-218-1207 or strandrea@gmail.comsecondhandhounds.org/general-information/si
 

MAY 15

MN AIDS Walk

WHERE: Minehaha Park
BENEFITTING: Minnesota AIDS Project
CONTACT: David Knapp at 612-373-2410 or events@mnaidsproject.orgmnaidswalk.org
 

MAY 17

Chefs for Change

BENEFITTING: People Serving People
DESCRIPTION: Chefs for Change is a cooking demonstration and an elegant dinner party with a purpose. May 17, it will be hosted by Chef Rick Kimmes of the Oceanaire Seafood Room. It is an intimate setting of 30-40 guests interested in a “chef’s table” experience.
CONTACT: Mary Ites at 612-277-0246 or mites@peopleservingpeople.orgpeopleservingpeople.org
 

MAY 20

Annual Garden Party

WHERE: HGA Gallery, Rapson Hall
BENEFITTING: The Goldstein Museum of Design
DESCRIPTION: DIG DESGIN, the Annual Garden Party, Silent Auction and Fundraiser, Thursday May 20, 2010. 5:30 p.m.: Wine & hors d’oeuvres. 7 p.m.: program. Tickets $50, RSVP by May 13.
CONTACT: Linda Hersom at 612-730-6751 or lherosm@sho-inc.comgoldstein.design.umn.edu
 

MAY 20

Dig Design

WHERE: HGA Gallery, Rapson HAll, East Bank
BENEFITTING: Friends of the Goldstein Museum of Design
DESCRIPTION: Silent auction & fundraiser with emcee & presenter Bobby Jensen, style presentation by Joynoelle & Russell Bourruenne. Enjoy the sounds of Parisota Hot Club and appetisers from Cafe Ena. Tickets are just $50!
CONTACT: Lin Nelson Mayson at 612-624-3292 or lnelsonm@umn.edu.goldstein.design.umn.udu/visitus.html
 

MAY 21

AdoptWalk 2011

WHERE: Lake Nokomis Community Center
BENEFITTING: North American Council on Adoptable Children
DESCRIPTION: AdoptWalk is a family-friendly 2.8 mile walk around Lake Nokomis to show support for waiting children who dream of finding loving, permanent families. The walk is followed by a picnic lunch with free food, beverages, and entertainment for all participants.
CONTACT: Nancy Viking at 651-644-3036 x16 or nancyviking@nacac.orgnacac.org
 

MAY 21

Arthritis Walk- Brainerd

WHERE: Paul Bunyan Trail-Baxter Trailhead
BENEFITTING: Arthritis Foundation
CONTACT: Lindsey Kumlien at 651-229-5378 or Lkumlien@arthritis.orgnorthernlakes2011.kintera.org
 

MAY 25

Art 4 Lunch

BENEFITTING: Minnetonka Center for the Arts
DESCRIPTION: Art 4 Lunch has become a much-anticipated tradition as the major fundraising event of the Art Center. Sponsored by Anchor Bank, this event pairs art-interested supporters with a local arts expert. 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Lunch and cash bar.
CONTACT: Bruce Camp at 952-473-7361 or bcamp@minnetonkaarts.orgminnetonkaarts.org
 

MAY TBD

Annual Silent Auction and Concert

BENEFITTING: Land of Lakes Choirboys
DESCRIPTION: The Land of Lakes Choirboys offers a high-caliber musical arts experience to boys ages 5-12. The LOLCB firmly believes that all boys should be permitted to participate in the Choir regardless of his families’ ability to pay tuition. Come support our program.
CONTACT: 763-213-8105 or choir@lolcb.orglolcb.org
 

MAY TBD

Settings of Note

WHERE: International Market Square
BENEFITTING: WAMSO-Minnesota Orchestra Volunteer Association
DESCRIPTION: An event featuring 20 inspiring entertainment concepts and table designs from Twin Cities interior designers. These themed displays are sure to ignite the imagination! The luncheon features silent auction bidding on display items, an informal fashion show, and more.
CONTACT: wamso@mnorch.orgwamso.org/events.html
 

MAY TBD

Power To End Stroke – Power Sundays

WHERE: Churches everywhere
BENEFITTING: American Heart/Stroke Association
DESCRIPTION: Churches everywhere will be celebrating with their parishoners the power to end stroke by raising awareness of risk factors and warning signs.
CONTACT: Ngia Mua at 952-835-3300 or ngia.mua@heart.orgPowerToEndStroke.org
 

MAY TBD

Wag Walk and Run

WHERE: Purgatory Creek Recreation Area.
BENEFITTING: Helping Paws, Inc.
DESCRIPTION: A fundraiser for Helping Paws to further the independence of individuals with physical disabilities through the use of service dogs. 5K six-legged run and walk; 1K for kids 12 and under; invite your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers.
CONTACT: Pam Anderson at 952-988-9359 x12 or panderson@helpingpaws.orghelpingpaws.org
 

MAY TBD

Silent Auction Benefit for Secondhand Hounds

WHERE: Braemar Golf Course
BENEFITTING: Secondhand Hounds
DESCRIPTION: Sip wine and cocktails, sample hors d’oeuvres, enjoy live music and connect with other animal lovers as you browse silent auction items at Secondhand Hounds’ annual benefit.
CONTACT: Andrea Lahouze at 763-218-1207 or strandrea@gmail.comsecondhandhounds.com
 

MAY TBD

Get Your Rear in Gear 5K

WHERE: Southdale
BENEFITTING: Colon Cancer Coalition
DESCRIPTION: The Colon Cancer Coalition presents the Get Your Rear in Gear 5K and Kid’s Run for colorectal cancer. It takes place at Southdale and runs through a beautiful neighborhood in Edina and around Rosland Park. Adults receive a technical shirt and goodie bag.
CONTACT: Anne Carlson-Davis at 612-272-0738 or annecarlsondavis@getyourrearingear.comgetyourrearingear.com
 

MAY TBD

Social Butterfly

BENEFITTING: Children’s Cancer Research Fund
DESCRIPTION: Mix. Mingle. Feel Good. A benefit for Care Partners, a Children’s Cancer Research Fund quality-of-life program for pediatric cancer patients and their families. Social Butterfly is a chic cocktail party featuring hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing and prizes.
CONTACT: childrenscancer.org/events
 

MAY TBD

Great Strides Walk

BENEFITTING: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
DESCRIPTION: Locations include Minneapolis, St. Paul, Fargo, Mankato, Bemidji, Rochester, Winona, Owatonna, Glencoe, Rapid City, St. Cloud, Sioux Falls, Bismark, and Duluth.
CONTACT: cff.org
 

MAY TBD

Formula For Hope Luncheon

BENEFITTING: Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery
DESCRIPTION: The Formula For Hope luncheon is held to heighten awareness that child abuse and neglect are 100% preventable and how critical preventive services are to vulnerable families. There is no charge for this event, thus making it possible for anyone to participate.
CONTACT: Kathleen Manning at 763-226-2061 or kmanning@crisisnursery.orgcrisisnursery.org
 

MAY TBD

Heroes Breakfast

BENEFITTING: American Red Cross Twin Cities Area Chapter
DESCRIPTION: The American Red Cross Twin Cities Area Chapter will hold its 2011 Heroes Breakfast in May 2011 in Minneapolis. CONTACT: Danielle Stellner at 945-872-3246 or dstellner@redcrosstc.org.

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