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Adopt A Highway Program 
Love being outside?  Volunteer as an individual or come up with a group to clean up trash along a 2 mile stretch of highway.

American Refugee Committee 
A Minneapolis-based organization working with partners to provide opportunities to refugees

Focus on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis 
You don't have to be Catholic to help this organization's many programs and opportunities to help those in need. 

Emergency Food Shelf Network 
If volunteers are under 16 they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, but all teens are welcome to help out.

Friends of the Mississippi River 
Protect the Mississippi and its watershed in the Twin Cities.

Great River Greening 
Volunteers restore habitats that affect local water quality

Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches 
Help low-income seniors, disabled people, and more by doing yardwork, painting homes, and helping at food shelves.

Hands On Twin Cities 
Offers ways to volunteer in the Twin Cities area.

Hennepin County Library Volunteers 
Information on how to volunteer at your local community library.  Or just ask a librarian!

Minnesota DNR Volunteering Opportunities 
If you love science and nature and want to support our parks, volunteer for the Department of Natural Resources.

Minnesota Homeless Coalition 
Work to end homelessness in Minnesota.

MN FoodShare: Find a Food Shelf 
List of local food shelves who may be looking for volunteers.  Contact them to find out!

Peace Corps Teens 
Volunteer for the Peace Corps at home or abroad to make a difference to the world.

Red Cross Volunteers 
Help out in day to day ways or in times of disaster.

Type in a keyword and your zip code to find opportunities to serve your community, and ultimately your country.

Simpson Housing 
Housing, supporting and advocating for people experiencing homelessness

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity 
Build houses or volunteer in other ways to help families find homes.

Last updated: Jun. 30, 2013
This page maintained by Tracy H.


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