Giving Back

Paw Patrol

Bringing the community together just seven years ago, manager of the Lake Elmo Farmers Market Jill Lundgren developed the market as a way to unite business with philanthropy.

A woman browses the clothing at Woodbury Lutheran Church's Christian Closet.

A local clothing ministry is helping those in need one garment at a time.

Santa hugs a group of children at a Custom One Charities event.

Woodbury builder Custom One Homes launches a charitable arm to expand their outreach.

The Lazer family, recipients of gifts from nonprofit Best Christmas Ever

Nonprofit Best Christmas Ever is hoping to give more than 150 families this holiday season an unforgettable holiday.

In February, the Rotary Club of Woodbury hosted its annual gala to raise funds for various community initiatives. The evening at Royal Golf Club included food, drinks, music from the Lake String Quartet and comedy from John DeBoer.

A volunteer with Woodbury nonprofit Milk and Honey Missions pushes children from the Honduran village of Villa San Antonio on a swing.

Milk & Honey Missions, a Woodbury-based nonprofit organization, began with one church trip to an orphanage in Villa San Antonio, Honduras in the 1990s.

Food shelf volunteers chat with families about healthy fruit and veggies at a local gathering.

Learn how you can help ensure all students have access to food year round.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Bash for Brains

Bash for Brains returned to Woodbury last fall for its sixth year, drawing over 300 guests and $57,000 between donations, entry and raffle tickets, and a silent auction.

Woodbury shop Pet Evolution holds an annual fundraiser for the Woodbury Police K9 Fund.  This year’s event raised $3,700 for the non-profit organization. Hundreds of people came to the event with their pets including dogs, cats and even geese—and got to take photos with the big guy in red.

The Woodbury Rotary Club cleans up garbage.

When the Woodbury Rotary Club says it’s “an inclusive community for all,” its members prove they aren’t joking around.

Woodbury residents raise puppies for Canine Companions for Independence

After losing their basset hound of 14 years, Woodbury residents John and Jeanne Segar knew they didn’t want another long, full-time commitment to a dog as they neared retirement with travel plans.

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