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Trees of Hope Charity Drive

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: Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge Program Graduates Giving Back

Each year, hundreds of men and women suffering from drug and alcohol addiction walk through the doors at Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge. Around 60 percent of those in the program statewide are now helping others beat their addiction. 


Trees of Hope: Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge Adds Therapy Dog to Their Team

Over the summer, Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge added Chatham the therapy dog to their team to help those battling addiction. 


Trees of Hope: Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge's Expansion Project

Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge is now undergoing an expansion project, with the goal of helping more people battling addiction than ever before.


Trees of Hope: Impact of Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge's Programs

Every year thousands of people across the Northland are confronted with the fight against addiction. One group that aims to help those battling addiction is Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge.


Trees of Hope: Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank

This holiday season, WDIO-TV and HOM Furniture are shining a light on organizations helping others in our community. The Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is our charity of the week. Their mission is to feed Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin's hungry by rescuing and distributing food and engaging the region in the fight against hunger.

Trees of Hope: Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry

Keeping enough food on the table can be a struggle for some Northland families and individuals, especially in rural areas that do not have reliable access to nutritional meals. Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is finding ways to bring food to those in need with their Mobile Food Pantry.


Trees of Hope: Providing Help in Food Deserts

Hunger is an issue all over the Northland, but in what are called "food deserts," access to meals is even more difficult.  Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank works to make a difference in those areas, by bringing food to places affected most.


Trees of Hope: Second Harvest NAPS Program

Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank provides nutritional meals to seniors in need through their Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors, otherwise known as NAPS. 


Trees of Hope: Second Harvest Sharing Stories of Hunger

Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is sharing stories of hunger in the Northland through its campaign, "Every Meal Has a Story."  With each story you can see how people in our region are impacted by hunger.


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.

Trees of Hope and MOCA: MAGENTA Study

There's a free, nationwide clinical trial for women who are at risk for breast and ovarian cancer. It's called the MAGENTA trial, and all it requires is a saliva sample. As of Tuesday, the trial has been filled.


Trees of Hope and MOCA: Katie's Story

Katie Shannon has lost her mother and her grandmother to ovarian cancer. Since she is at a higher risk for developing it herself, she's chosen to do some genetic testing.


Trees of Hope and MOCA: Nancy's Story

Nancy Schwerdt is finding the silver linings in her ovarian cancer diagnosis. The Duluth woman has found new some new friends, and one them helped her discover her artistic side!


Trees of Hope and MOCA: Meet and Greet

Survivors of ovarian cancer and their families find unique strength when they come together during MOCA's Meet and Greets. They can share experiences and encourage one another.


Trees of Hope and MOCA: Jen's Story

Jen Rogers never thought ovarian cancer was a possibility for her. After all, she was only 42 years old, and didn't have any family history. But  she was diagnosed last fall, and now her family history will include a journey with the disease.


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Trees of Hope: Arthritis Foundation

This holiday season, WDIO-TV and HOM Furniture are shining a light on organizations helping others in our community. The Arthritis Foundation is working to find a cure for a leading cause of disability, while connecting people with resources and information needed in the fight. The Jingle Bell Run on Saturday, December 7 is the original festive race for charity.

Pushing Through Arthritis Pain for Jingle Bell Run

Bentleyville is always festive at night. But Saturday morning, dozens of people made it festive even in the daylight. The Arthritis Foundation hosted the Jingle Bell Run.


Arthritis Foundation Supports Research for a Cure

The Arthritis Foundation's work supports research that is seeking to find a cure for the common disease. One in five adults deals with arthritis. 


Trees of Hope: Kylie's Arthritis Story

Arthritis isn't just a disease that affects older people. Meet Kylie Larson, the 2019 Young Adult Honoree.


Every Year, Doctor Walks Jingle Bell Run with His Patients

Every year, a St. Luke's orthopedic surgeon does the Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell Run with his patients. Dr. David Fogarty said it is amazing to see people who have faced so much pain get outside and walk a mile. 


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Life House serves annual Fall Harvest Feast

Life House serves annual Fall Harvest Feast

U of M football announces 10 more virus cases

The University of Minnesota football program has announced that ten more people within the team have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Duluth community rallies around essential workers

Duluth community rallies around essential workers

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