People Who Give Back

How your generosity helps EP – and why it’s needed as much as ever

The phrase “We do better together” really fits the Eden Prairie Community Foundation well. It describes the power of many individuals pooling resources, each doing what they can, to accomplish great things. We’re a people-powered Foundation, and one of the ways you can help is to support our annual mid-year Century Giving appeal, which asks […] Read More

Another $15,000 raised for the Youth Initiative

A lot of generous people pulled together to raise more than $15,000 for the Foundation’s Youth Initiative at the 2017 EP Gives event held April 29 at Oak Ridge Conference Center in Chaska. Thank you, Eden Prairie! The funds will go to three programs that are important to the Foundation and to Eden Prairie: PROP […] Read More

Want more Eden Prairie volunteers? ‘Pull a Henry’

Here’s the secret to successfully attracting and nurturing volunteers or new club members, according to author Jill Fox: “Pull a Henry.” The “Henry” in this case refers to Henry Ford, the Ford Motor Co. founder who is credited with developing the assembly-line technique of mass production – in his case, producing automobiles. You don’t need […] Read More

We’re trying to make you an Eden Prairie volunteer

What makes a community great? Ask around and you’re likely to get a wide range of answers. A young parent is going to put good schools near the top of the list. An outdoors lover is going to use parks, lakes, open spaces, and trails as a measure. A senior citizen might cite easy access […] Read More

The trifecta of volunteering: It helps you, your community, your company

April 23-29, 2017 is National Volunteer Week, and in my community it’s also EP Gives Week. Both are designations meant to promote and show appreciation for volunteers and their tremendous impact on our quality of life. It’s pretty hard to argue against the concept of volunteering. After all, it makes your community and the world […] Read More

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