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Here are the latest links mentioned on KARE 11 newscasts.
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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Here are some of the latest links featured on KARE 11 newscasts.

Tuesday, June 28

Arm in Arm in Africa tells KARE 11 their fundraising event is sold out, but you can still find ways to donate to their cause year-round, on their website.

Monday, June 27

An untouched 40-acre stand of red pine trees towers over the forest floor in the Chippewa National Forest, known today as "The Lost 40." In the late 1800s, Minnesota was one of the largest timber-producing states in the country, but 144 acres of the pines went untouched by loggers when a surveying error mapped the area as part of Coddington Lake. Because of the mistake, the trees went uncut.

RELATED: KARE in the Air: The Lost 40

Wednesday, June 15

6 p.m.

Since June 2016, Ramsey County and its partners have provided free cable gun locks, which continue to be available while supplies last.

Call ahead for availability at these locations, and ask staff for assistance to receive your free cable gun lock.

Wednesday, June 8

6 p.m.

A new loan assistance program in St. Louis Park is attempting to close the gap when it comes to historic disparities in housing.

The program is available for first-generation home buyers whose income limit is just under $80,000 for families of four. Click here for more information.

Monday, May 16

On Saturday, May 14, 10 people died and three others were injured in a mass shooting that targeted members of a predominately Black community in Buffalo, New York.

With people across the country looking for ways to support the the victims and their families, GoFundMe set up a website directing donors to verified fundraisers.

RELATED: Local community reacts to Buffalo mass shooting that left 10 dead, 3 wounded

Friday, March 11

6:30 p.m.

Polish Humanitarian Action's mission is to make the world a better place by alleviating human suffering and promoting humanitarian values.

PAH organizes and provides humanitarian, developmental, non-profit, charitable, socially useful and educational aid as well as works to counteract social exclusion. 

Click here for more information, or if you'd like to donate.

6:30 p.m.

Jookender, a community organization serving Russian-speaking Jewish families, offers outcome-based activities in an effort to introduce and expose secular, non-affiliated Russian-speaking Jewish families to Jewish heritage and culture via fun, interactive, and educational activities.  

If you'd like to support Jookender's efforts for the people of Ukraine, click here.

Thursday, March 3

6 p.m.

Created by couple Stephanie and Vince Fowler, Austin | Fowler creates bags that can be used for work, travel, everyday or as a diaper bag. 

RELATED: Minnesota couple designs chic bags for women on the go

Thursday, Jan. 20

4 p.m.

YMCA of the North and Every Meal are once again handing out free meal bags to those in need. There's no qualification requirements, and no contact information is collected. Meals can be picked up Monday-Friday at a participating Y location. Find the full list on the YMCA of the North website.

Wednesday Dec. 8, 2021

BTN

If you're a Minnesotan in need of mental health support for a child, contact the Washburn Center for Children 612-871-1454

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some Washburn Center’s services continue to be offered via telehealth (virtual/web-based). Some programs are beginning to return to in clinic settings with safety and wellness requirements. To learn what program is right for your child and family, call the intake number above.

If this is an emergency dial 911 or for adult crisis call Hennepin County Acute Psychiatry at 612.873.3161 or for child crisis call Hennepin County Child First Response at 612.348.2233.

Here are some additional resources for people facing a mental health crisis.

Crisis Text Line – text “MN” to 741741 (standard data and text rates apply)

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