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During the holiday season there are a number of opportunities to give back to those in need. This is a great time of year to teach children about the importance of giving back, which is a value they will have throughout their lives.

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Teaching your kids about giving back

The holidays are a great time of year to teach children about the importance of giving back, which is a value they will have throughout their lives.

Cities 97 Sampler supports Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is partnering with Cities 97 (97.1 FM) to release the Cities 97 Sampler CD, Volume 28. One dollar from every Sampler sold will go directly to Children’s Minnesota.

Autographs 4Kids

December 12, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., 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 Minnesota and charities chosen by each player.

Buffalo Wild Wings – Roseville

November 28, 2016 11 a.m. – November 29, 2016 1 a.m., 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

November 10, 2016, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., 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.

Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit 2017

June 12, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., White Bear Lake

Join us for the Children's Hospitals Golf Benefit on June 12, 2017! This signature event supports the Family Needs Fund at Children's  Minnesota. This event is the main source of funding for the Family Needs Fund, which provides patient families without financial means the support to cover expenses such as prescriptions, transportation costs and more.

All Rhymers Eve

October 22, 2016, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Hopkins

Join us on Saturday, October 22 for a hip-hop costume contest with door prizes, break dancers and a Ghostbuster!  A rhymefest with a cause!  A portion of proceeds will go to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of MN.

Created to Grow

October 22, 2016, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., St. Anthony

Each month, Created to Grow will host a reduced price open studio to give back to a local organization. For October they have chosen a cause close to their hearts -- Children's Minnesota! The owner's triplets were born at 28 weeks and spent between 60 and 105 days at Children’s Minnesota. This month they turn FIVE! Created to Grow is inviting their Created to Grow Family to celebrate and give back to their children’s first home. The boys continue to return to Children's Minnesota for their ongoing needs. The projects at the event will include button trees on canvas, owl wall hangings and apple core sculptures and (our favorite) fall apple pie sensory table and pumpkin patch scribble wall! The play room will be open! Come join in the fun and help give back to a great cause! All ages welcome!

Bachman’s Holiday Idea House

November 10, 2016 9:30 a.m. – December 18, 2016 5 p.m., Minneapolis

Celebrate the season in enchanted style with Winter's Frost and Glow. Discover décor and trends inspired by nature's most beautiful collections, lit meticulously with the merriest and festive of glowing accents.