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Rahman and Raveedran start “Give Back MN”

Raveendran and Rahman are very excited to get this project rolling together.
Our company name is Give Back MN. The packages are called care packages, they will be different colors for different seasons, and for people that identify as different genders. We are hoping that each package will sell for 5 dollars
December 8, 2020
Driving down to Target, turning the corner, there is usually a person or a family with a sign. They are either asking for food or money. During the COVID pandemic this has become even more apparent with the sky rocketing. It is always difficult to decide what to do in these situations.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Service first: CAS partners with USC and JCLC for upcoming projects

CAS will be collaborating with JCLC to host a food drive starting later this month.
November 16, 2020
The food drive will benefit Hallie Q. Brown, Neighborhood House, and the Department of Indian Work.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Seniors Raveendran and Rahman are election ready

For Raveen and Rahman, volunteering includes handling phone banks, text banks, communication, and events.
September 25, 2020
Volunteer opportunities during COVID-19 have been difficult to obtain. But despite the circumstances, seniors Rashmi Raveendran and Aman Rahman have volunteered to help with Senator Tina Smith’s campaign this school year.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Soup-er summer: Thomas volunteers at a soup kitchen

Sophomore Judah Thomas has been volunteering at a soup kitchen since this summer
March 30, 2020
Sophomore Judah Thomas has been volunteering at a soup kitchen since this summer

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Mellin relives childhood at Gibbs Farm

 Sophomore Ruth Mellin pets a goat at Gibbs Farm in her period clothing.
March 12, 2020

For many summers, sophomore Ruth Mellin spent her time at camps at Gibbs Farm, a historic site where campers can learn about pioneer life. This summer, Mellin gave back to the farm by interning there. “Over...

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Ross trades free time for free trade

Sonia Ross in the Ten Thousand Villages shop, where she spends every Saturday.
December 7, 2019
Sophomore Sonia Ross has gotten very involved in free trade work at organization Ten Thousand Villages since this summer.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Hofmann squares up to service

The storefront of All Square on Hiawatha Avenue where Mia Hofmann spent for summer is warm and inviting.
November 14, 2019
Sophomore Mia Hofmann volunteers at a non-profit grilled cheese shop to help the formerly incarcerated reenter society.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Summer instructing heightens Sih’s passion for tennis

Sophomore Kai Sih just outside the SPA tennis courts, where he plays during the spring.
October 22, 2019
This summer, sophomore Kai Sih coached kids' tennis lessons.

Community Service Spotlight: Lagos opens up to new opportunities

Sophomore Olivia Lagos and friends pose for a picture as they begin their day volunteering with My Very Own Bed.
April 29, 2019
Sophomore Olivia Lagos completed her required service hours while working with My Very Own Bed.

Community Service Spotlight: Moen develops skills by counseling at Homegrown Lacrosse

Homegrown Lacrosse offers summer camps for young players to develop their lacrosse and sportsmanship skills.
April 22, 2019
Sophomore Theo Moen recalls his summer as counselor at a Homegrown Lacrosse camp.

Community Service Spotlight: Becker opens perspective by working with children

Minnesota based company Up Yoga visits the Crisis Nursery in Minneapolis.
March 1, 2019
Sophomore John Becker reflects on the times he has volunteered.

Community Service Spotlight: Rahman welcomes all to volunteer

Sophomores Lynn Reynolds, Annika Rock, Rashmi Raveendran, Aman Rahman and Elaina Parsons pose for a picture while volunteering at the food shelf.
February 6, 2019
Sophomore Aman Rahman shares her experiences from volunteering at a Muslim food shelf.
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