Trees of Hope Charity Drive

Trees of Hope: New Hope for Families

This holiday season, WDIO-TV and HOM Furniture are shining a light on organizations helping others in our community. New Hope for Families is our charity of the week. It's mission is to recruit and support a network of foster care homes for children needing a safe place to land during times of trauma & transition.

Record donations for 2020 Trees of Hope fundraising campaign

WDIO viewers generously donated to make this year's Trees of Hope campaign a success.  The fundraiser for Northland charities raised a record $19,967.


Foster families find a community within New Hope for Families

Being a parent is not easy. For foster mom Angela Torgerson, being a part of New Hope FOR Families has not only given her support but connections to people who are going through the same things she is.


New Hope For Families offers programs, tools for foster families and children

New Hope for Families knows the incredible amount of work it takes to nurture children and how many young lives need a little extra support. Through their organization, they are working to provide as much assistance as possible to foster families in the Northland.


New Hope For Families supports foster parents, kids

Many Northland children are in need of fostering, and foster families need support to do so. That's where New Hope For Families comes in. 


Trees of Hope: MN Adult & Teen Challenge

This holiday season, WDIO-TV and HOM Furniture are shining a light on organizations helping others in our community. Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge is our charity of the week. Their mission is to assist teens and adults in gaining freedom from chemical addictions and other life-controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Trees of Hope: One man's road to recovery comes full circle

Drug and alcohol addiction can be a dark place for many, but Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge has helped countless people turn their lives around. 


Trees of Hope: Teen Challenge combating addiction during pandemic

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, drug and alcohol use is on the rise, and Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge is working as hard as ever to help those impacted.


Trees of Hope: Teen Challenge's mission

Teen Challenge is all about helping men and women combat their drug and alcohol addictions, and they do so by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.


Trees of Hope: Northern Lights Foundation

This holiday season, WDIO-TV and HOM Furniture are shining a light on organizations helping others in our community. The Northern Lights Foundation is our charity of the week, December 4-10. Its mission is to assist families with children battling life threatening illnesses.

Duluth family outlines how Northern Lights Foundation grant made a difference

The Aleshire family received a Northern Lights Foundation grant when their daughter Amelia had fluid on her brain after she was born. 


Northern Lights Foundation grants ease money stress

Northern Lights Foundation grants ease the money stress on parents already worried about their child who has a life-threatening illness. And all of the money donated stays local. 


The Northern Lights Foundation supports families with sick kids

The Northern Lights Foundation exists to ease the financial strain on families with children who have life threatening illnesses. They give grants with no strings attached. 


Trees of Hope: Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance

This holiday season, WDIO-TV and HOM Furniture are shining a light on organizations helping others in our community. The Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance is our charity of the week. MOCA provides support to women with ovarian cancer and helps to raise awareness of this disease.

Live Interview: Kris Greer, MOCA Board Chair

Overcoming ovarian cancer is something Duluth native, Kris Greer does not take for granted. Greer spoke with Renee Passal during the Trees of Hope Charity Drive phone bank on Tuesday.


Trees of Hope: MOCA support when Natalie needed it most

A Duluth woman says that MOCA helped her feel and find hope again, after her ovarian cancer diagnosis.


Trees of Hope: MOCA and the search for an early detection test

MOCA is committed to funding research needed for an early detection test, better treatments, and someday, a cure for ovarian cancer. And one woman at the University of Minnesota is making great strides in the search for a test.


Trees of Hope: Masks with Love from MOCA program

Masks with Love from MOCA is in full swing during the pandemic, with volunteers sending free, hand-sewn masks to ovarian cancer survivors.


Trees of Hope: MOCA moves to virtual support

The Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance has moved their support and educational programming to the virtual formats, in order to keep helping women on their journeys.


Creating Change Stories

Miller Hill Subaru donates cozy blankets to the Steve O'Neil Apartments
Breezy Point 5K donates over $55,000 to Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
The Northern Lights Foundation supports families with sick kids
Life House serves annual Fall Harvest Feast

LIfe House offers Safe Harbor for victims of trafficking and exploitation


Life House lifts up LGBTQ youth


Instead of big tree, Minnesota Power donates to nonprofits


Life House registry for winter and hygiene needs


Life House, Community School Collaborative partner during pandemic


State Patrol investigating fatal crash on Highway 169 in Itasca Co.

State Patrol investigating fatal crash on Highway 169 in Itasca Co.

Minnesota lawmakers eye long-term security solutions at Capitol

Minnesota lawmakers eye long-term security solutions at Capitol

Minnesota COVID-19 Update Sunday

Minnesota COVID-19 Update Sunday