Looking to donate to relief efforts in Nepal?

As part of the U.S. Agency for International Development Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), the Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) informs donors about the most effective ways to support international disaster relief. CIDI provides resources and gives donors the information they need to effectively help people affected by disasters overseas.

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RAKE THE LEAVES Fall Yard Clean-Up

Leaves do fall. Improve your health while helping a senior citizen remain independent in their home! You choose the date and time to rake and clean up the yard. Perfect for individuals, groups, and families. Seasonal: starting mid-October (depending upon the weather). This is a one-time unpaid fun, flexible activity on weekdays or weekends. Feel free to sign up multiple times!

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June home energy workshops free for Minneapolis residents

There will be a free Home Energy 101 workshop for Minneapolis residents on June 16. Workshop attendees will learn from experts how to save energy and money at home, including info about home improvement financing. Home Energy Squad Enhanced is offering exclusive features for Minneapolis residents, and attendees can schedule a discounted home visit for $50 (usually $70) and will get a free energy-saving goody bag.

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Jobs Expo could turn your life around

Got work?

Despite rhetoric on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. that change we can believe in is here, and contrary to claims that unemployment is on the run, the answer to that question is, for far too many Americans, especially African Americans, a flat “No.”

For that matter, having a job doesn’t necessarily mean earning enough money to make ends meet. If you work part-time, odds are it’s not only on one job. You probably have, at a bare minimum, two of them. Like Jason Borths, who’s employed at Hennepin Theater Trust, L.L. Bean, Target Center and the Minnesota Twins.

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