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The Duffel Bag Project

"The Duffel Bag Project" Providing New duffel bags for foster children in the West Central Area, Minnesota. Picture this: A 5 year old girl is being told by a Police Officer and a Social Worker that she has to leave with them. Her parents are in another room yelling and crying. They quickly gather some [...]

Have you found a scarf, it’s not lost!

A scarf tied to a tree in Alexandria, MN Scarves were scattered through out Alexandria on Sunday, in hopes that they can help someone stay warm in the upcoming cold weeks ahead and to welcome the New Year with hope, restored faith in humanity and the feeling of love. Most of these scarves [...]

First Annual “Thanksliving”-See What You Missed!

I Love Alexandria MN.com and Art With a Purpose held their first annual community Thanksgiving meal "ThanksLiving" in Alexandria, Minnesota. This year it was held at the VFW. Thank you to their amazing staff and chef for helping through out the process. We thank you graciously for letting us use your building. Thanksliving Lunch, with live [...]

Honoring Veteran’s Day

Today is the day we honor, the noble and the brave, the men and woman who dedicated their lives, and the sacrifices that they have made. When America had an urgent need, they were the first to raise their hand, without thinking twice about it, they were proud to take a stand. Some came back [...]

Having to choose between paying bills, or putting food on the table

The latest trend on social media seems to be, “sell, swap and trade groups.” Such as Men’s Sell, Swap and Trade, Douglas County and Alexandria Area Swap Shop.  There is even a site to “Pay it Forward Alexandria” by giving away free items or receiving free items. These groups are used to “sell and swap” unwanted [...]

Thank you Veterans!

Today is the day we honor, the noble and the brave, the men and woman who dedicated their lives, and the sacrifices that they have made. When America had an urgent need, they were the first to raise their hand, without thinking twice about it, they were proud to take a stand. Some came back [...]

Charity Event – Barbells for Boobs

Throughout their lifetime, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Its the most common cancer diagnosed to women and second to the leading cause of death in women. It is estimated 220,000 women will be diagnosed this year, and 2,150 men will be as well. Recently improvements in screening, awareness, and treatment [...]

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