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PetSmart in Plymouth will be selling their annual holiday stuffed dog and cat animals with donations benefiting Children's Minnesota. These limited edition 2016 animals are soft, cuddly and sure put smiles on the faces of Children's patients.

Autographs 4Kids

Dec 12, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Maple Grove

On Dec. 12, Crave Sports will be hosting a one-of-a-kind autograph signing event featuring Matt Dumba of the Minnesota Wild; Trae Waynes, Zach Line and Jeremiah Sirles of the Minnesota Vikings;  Vikings Greats Matt Blair and Chuck Foreman; and NHL Great Jordan Leopold. More Minnesota players to be announced. 100% of proceeds from the event will benefit will benefit Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and charities chosen by each player.

Chuck and Don’s Pet Food and Supplies

On December 6th, shop at any Chuck and Don's location to support Children's! 5% of total sales will be donated to Children's Minnesota and Children's Hospital Colorado.

Magers & Quinn

Magers & Quinn Booksellers, located in the heart of Uptown, will hold their annual holiday book drive from November 24 - January 1, with donations coming to patients at Children’s Minnesota!

Go Calendars, Games & Toys

Go Calendars, Games & Toys inside of Northtown Mall in Blaine will be asking their customers to donate stuffed bears named Frankie to patients staying at Children’s. These soft plush bears come sporting either a cute scarf or bow tie.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

At Children’s we believe reading helps heal. Barnes & Noble Booksellers will help our patients heal by holding their annual holiday book drive to benefit our hospitals. Purchase a book, puzzle or small toy from November 1st through December 31st and donate it to Children’s.

Ties for Lil’ Troppers

Visit Ties for Lil Troopers Facebook page to purchase restaurant gift card, certificates, and coupons at a 30% discount! 100% of the funds raised will go toward purchasing blankets for the patients at Children's Minnesota.

The Container Store

The Container Store is thrilled to continue its annual, nationwide signature giving program, Holiday Hugs. Customers can participate in the Holiday Hugs program by dropping off new, unwrapped books, small toys and games, toiletries, gift cards and kid-friendly stocking stuffers in collection bins at our Edina store between now and December 18th. Employees from the Edina store will then volunteer their time to package the donated gifts into custom Holiday Hugs Sacks and deliver them to Children's Minnesota the week of December 19th.

Buffalo Wild Wings – Roseville

Nov 28, 2016 11:00 AM – Nov 29, 2016 1:00 AM, Roseville

Buffalo Wild Wings in Roseville will be hosting a dine-to-donate day with funds benefiting Children's Minnesota! Order lunch or plan to watch Monday night football at BWW on November 28th. Present or simply mention this flyer to have a portion of your total bill donated to Children's!

Ladies Night Out – Holiday Shopping Preview

Nov 10, 2016, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, St. Paul

The University Club has gathered local artists, crafters and small boutiques to give you a one of a kind shopping experience on Friday, November 11 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Items include hand crafted jewelry, unique fashions, home décor and much more! Shop, sip and listen to the sounds of the season performed by local pianist Steve Anderson. A perfect addition to the evening’s festivities is the opportunity to learn about Children’s Minnesota and the amazing contributions this organization makes to our community.