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21 Polar Plunge Jumpers Support Special Olympics Minnesota

Twenty one ECMC Group volunteers braved the cold water to support Special Olympics Minnesota through the Polar Plunge!

Each year, the Polar Plunge challenges thousands of brave jumpers at numerous locations around Minnesota to jump into a lake during the winter months. All funds raised go toward programming and events for more than 8,200 athletes statewide.

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Associate Members Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Feed My Starving Children was open for volunteering at all eight of its permanent packing facilities where over 1900 volunteers packed meals for 2 hours on this MLK Day of Service. These volunteers were able to pack enough food to provide a FMSC meal a day for a year to over 1,100 children in countries like Nicaragua, Uganda and Haiti.

 

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Opportunities to Help: Young Professionals Board, Echelon

While many employers sponsored group volunteer opportunities are still on pause due to the pandemic, The Salvation Army is seeking to individuals to join our Young Professionals Board, Echelon. Echelon is a community of diverse young adults collectively rising up to serve the community through service, fundraising and networking opportunities. Members will build their network and develop professionally through opportunities to exchange ideas and hear from local leaders in the community. We are looking to invite new talent to the table to help us co-create a new vision for the group by helping to establish an executive board to design opportunities for engagement throughout the year.

The Salvation Army is currently seeking leaders to serve as Membership and Communications Chair, Fundraising Chair and Events Chair. If you know someone in your company who may be a interested in this type of leadership development opportunity, please contact Haley Nelson, Volunteer Relations Director, by email or call 651-746-3498 to learn more.

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