Super Bowl 52 VIP Experience

Super Bowl LII is less than a year away with Minneapolis set to be center stage. Come February, 2018, you can be part of the action! In addition to two tickets to the big game, this package (compiled by the Super Bowl Host committee) offers exclusive access to some of the week’s biggest events, including:superbowl52_logo_300px

  • 4 tickets to opening night
  • Access to the VIP area at the opening night concert
  • 2 tickets to the Taste of the NFL Party with a Purpose
  • 2 passes to the Host Committee House
  • 4 tickets to the NFL experience
  • 2 tickets to the community celebration thank you event

In addition to tickets, this package also includes Super Bowl apparel. You can only find this experience available here. There is nothing quite like the Super Bowl hype and being able to share in the excitement is truly priceless. A bucket list item for sure!
Donor: Super Bowl Host Committee, Minnesota Vikings and Friends of Children’s

Golf the best Minnesota courses

hazeltine_300pxIf you or someone you know is a golf fanatic, this package is for you. Gather your favorite foursome for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: a round of golf at each of the top ten private courses in Minnesota. You will be able to play unescorted and without a member at exclusive golf courses including Bearpath Golf and Country Club, Hazeltine National Golf Club and The Minikahda Club. More details to come!
Donors: Bearpath Golf and Country Club, Hazeltine National Golf Club, The Minikahda Club and more.

Hit the slopes in Aspen, Colorado

Escape to this amazing home in Aspen for a six night and seven day stay, enjoy winter skiing or August hiking in the Maroon Bells! This beautiful three-story condo in the Aspen Villas is on the edge of bustling downtown Aspen. It offers four bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and sleeps eight adults or ten with children. There is a large lower level suite that includes two double beds and a couch. Perfect for kids! The home also includes a wood burning fireplace, washer and dryer, deck with a hot tub and stunning mountain views. Aspen offers four impressive ski areas, many restaurants, a vibrant nightlife and the most magical nature year-round. Bus service to the ski resorts or into the city center of Aspen is just steps outside the door and the walk into town is only 10 minutes away. View a virtual tour of the property.
Donors: Mary Morrison Family

Up, Up and Away to Majestic Chanticleer on Lake Superior

duluth_300pxBlades up for three couples who will depart from Signature Flight Support in St. Paul, MN in a Bell 429 helicopter to Duluth. Enjoy the spectacular aerial vista of the Twin Cities skyline, the Northern Minnesota wilderness and the largest freshwater lake in the world. You will land at Lee and Penny Anderson’s home, “Chanticleer” (one of the sister homes to the infamous Glensheen Mansion), for a three day and two night Duluth adventure. Full staff on property for bed turn-down service and basic household needs. Included in this package are dinner at Northland Country Club or Bellisio’s and one round of golf and lunch at Northland Country Club (weather and season permitting). Northland Country Club is one of Minnesota’s finest courses with wooded, gentle rolling hills and amazing views of Lake Superior. Local transportation provided. Expires March 1, 2018.
Donor: Lee & Penny Anderson and Kathy Anderson Groethe & Joel Groethe

The wonder of weather – a classroom visit with meteorologist Belinda Jensen

BelTheWeatherGirl_300pxKnow any budding meteorologists who happen to be in grades 1-3? Give them a chance to learn from the best: KARE 11 meteorologist Belinda Jensen. This classroom visit is available within the 2017-2018 school year and can accommodate up to 100 students. During her visit, Belinda will do a weather-focused experiment and read from one of the books in her series, Bel the Weather Girl. Your child and their classmates will receive a soft cover book from the collection provided by Lerner Publishing. In addition, Belinda will donate a hardcover set of Bel the Weather Girl to the school’s library. Bel the Weather Girl introduces kids to key weather phenomena including hail, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and more. Young readers will enjoy following along on each of Bel’s adventures, as she and Dylan come up with playful new ways to understand some of weather’s wildest wonders. With learning activities, a glossary, and fun facts, these titles will inspire young readers to learn more about the science behind weather.
Donor: Belinda Jensen