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Cheerful Givers

Cheerful Givers helps economically challenged parents celebrate their children’s birthday. They prepare toy-filled birthday gift bags and deliver them to local food shelves and shelters. This simple gesture boosts self-esteem, enhances self-worth and strengthens family bonds. You can help brighten a struggling family’s day by …Read More

Tina Gabos

Tina Gabos December 2017 Featured Member

Sonshine Candles started when owner Tina Gabos’ kids began leaving the nest. “I have four children. As they were leaving and I had time to fill, I started thinking about things I’m passionate about,” says Tina. “Sonshine Candles grew out of my love of candles …Read More

The solution is to prioritize.

The solution is to prioritize

We made it to November! This is a stressful and pivotal month for many of us. Our schedules are hectic, the holiday buying frenzy is beginning and many of us are knee-deep into planning for next year. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and end the month not accomplishing much of anything, besides finishing the leftover Halloween candy.


Call for Mentors

Encourage Her Network, a professional Twin Cities-based community whose goal is to revolutionize the way in which professional women network, is excited to announce the next step in our Connect Her program: Mentor Her! Take the next step to grow with us. We need YOU …Read More

women for women

Community Spotlight: Women for Women International

Our November community spotlight features Women for Women International. To learn more, visit www.womenforwomen.org/.  Since 1993, Women for Women International has helped more than 462,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. They serve women in 8 countries offering support, tools, and access to life-changing …Read More


Community Spotlight: Headwaters Relief Organization

Bringing Hope. Building Resilience Minnesota-based Headwaters Relief Organization is a disaster relief collaboration of volunteers that supports the emotional and housing needs of families and communities ravaged by disaster. They are currently helping those affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Since the organization’s inception, …Read More