Minneapolis MN Charity Galas & Events

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There's a long-standing Minnesota tradition of enthusiastically supporting charities, fellowships, and community organizations. Neighbors Resource is pleased to present this calendar of upcoming charity galas and events in the Twin Cities area of Minneapolis and St. Paul that we invite you to support. So break out his black tie and her most festive frock and join in!

Note: All Dates, Times and Locations are Subject to Change. Please click on the charity event title to visit the event website or contact the event host to confirm the date, time and ticket information.

May 2018

Dish logoDish:Cusine for Change
May 3
Enjoy gourmet small plates from local chefs, auction items, wine, cocktails, and live music by Billy Garde.
Booyah Bash logoBooyah Bash
May 4
Breakthrough Twin Cities fundraising event. Reception with cash bar, hors d'oeurues and musical entertainment.
Curly's Rib FestCurly's Rib Fest
May 5
Fundraising event for Second Harvest Heartland Summer Lunch Program. Silent auction including Vikings autographed footballs, great food, and music by Lost Marble. Held at the Excelsior American Legion Post 259.
Purple Gala logoAlzheimer's Association Purple Gala
May 5
The evening includes a reception,followed by a gourmet dinner live auction, entertainment and after party with a live band.
Basilica Landmark Ball logoThe Basilica Landmark Ball
May 5
Join us for a wonderful evening to support the restoration and preservation of our Shelter for Heart, Soul and Spirit. The event will feature creative cusine, special fantastic giving opportunity.
Bud-Break logoBud-Break 5K Run/Walk
May 6
Fundraising event for the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Special short course for kids. Medals to winners in all age brackets!
Excelsior Health and Wellness Expo
May 7
Meet local health and wellness experts. Stop by for food, fun and more. Proceeds go to Emily Program Foundation.
MOFAS logoAnnual Benefit for MOFAS
May 10
Fundraising event for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome sponsored by MOFAS. Stunning silent and live auctions and appertisers. Call: 651-917-2370.
TasteTaste of the 'Burbs
May 10
A night featuring delicious food from Bennihana, Nonna Ros'a, Milton's and other local restaurants. Live and silent auctions. Presented by PRISM.
Salsa Sushi Soul logoTwin Cities Sala Sushi Soul
May 11
Multicultural professionals and charity auction for minority students.
Nicole Middendorf Foundation logoNicole Middendorf Foundation Luncheon
May 11
Annual charity event consisting of a silent auction, wall of wine and luncheon to raise money and change lives.
WineFest logoWineFest 23
May 11-12
Come sample the premier and specialty wines of our honrary wine masters. University of Minnesota Foundation fundraising event.
Pacer Center Benefit posterPACER Center's Annual Benefit
May 12
Silent Auction at 6 PM and a Live Auction at 8 PM. Benefit Performance 8 PM.
Susan Komen Foundation MN logoKomen Twin Cities Race for a Cure
May 13
Fundraiser race to fight breast cancer by the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Call: 952-746-1760.
Burl Oaks Golf ClubLakeside Charity Golf Open
May 15
Charity fundraising event at Burl Oaks Golf Club. All Proceeds Benefit: ALS, 8 to a Lamp, and Breast Cancer Research.
Taste of Lakeville logoTaste of Lakeville
May 17
Enjoy all-you-can-eat samples of food from 35 of the areas best restaurants. Wine and beer tasting galore. Annual fundraising event for the Lakeville Rotary Club.
Wingspan Life Resources logoThe Power of Love Gala
May 18
Wingspan Life Resources' annual fundraising event to help adults with developmental and other disabilities.
Minneapolis Institute of Art logoMinneapolis Institute of Art Gala
May 19
Minneapolis Institute of Art annual fundraiser - charity gala and summer party. Call: 612-870-1313
Twin Cities Burger Battle logoTwin Cities Burger Battle
May 19
The best local burger joints and restaurants serve up burgers for guests. Entry ticket gets you unlimited burgers and beer! Live music and burger judges. Fundraiser for The Sanneh Foundation.
Play-A-Palooza logoPlay-A-Palooza
May 19
The night will come alive with amazing food, cocktails, games, dancing, playing and fun. Fundraising event for the Minnesota Children's Museum.
Linden Hills Festival logoLinden Hills Festival
May 20
Linden Hills Public Library fundraiser. Parade of Wheels, silent auction, art fair, live music, games, jumps horse, pony rides, food. 11-4 PM.
Eden Prairie Fire Department truckEden Prairie Fire Department Golf Tournament
May 21
Annual charity golf tournament to benefit The American Cancer Society.
Twin Cities Opera Guild logoTwin Cities Opera Guild Spring Benefit
May 22
Twin Cities Opera Guild fundraising event to bring opera and music education to children. Luncheon, silent auction. Interlachen Country Club.
Minnesota Military Families Foundation NW Open logoMinnesota Military Family Foundation Northwest Open
May 22
Play golf in support of the troops. For a fun day of golf.food and drinks, a silent auction and prizes for golfers.

June 2018

Rush Creek logoRush Creek Golf Classic Gala
June 3
Randy Shaver Cancer Foundation annual fundraiser at Rush Creek Golf Course kicks off with an evening gala at The Medina Entertainment Center.
Golf, Wine & Brew logoGolf, Wine & Brew Celebration
June 4
Annual golf tournament and charity gala event held at the Minikahda Country Club in Minneapolis. Call: 612-872-3344.
Kids in the City logoKids in the City
June 5
Fundraiser for Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities. Tailgate at Fulton Brewery. silent auction with great prizes to bid on along with fun games. Head over to the Twins game after.
Gift of Sight Award PresentationGift of Sight Golf Classic
June 8
Annual charity golf tournament, sponsored by the Maple Grove Lions to fight blindness, held at Pheasant Acres Golf Course in Rogers.
Ronald McDonald House Midwest logoRonald McDonald House Golf Classic
June 11
Raise funds "fore" kids in the summer sun. Signature charity golf tournament held at the Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove.
MN National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic
June 11
Annual fundraiser for kidney disease research held at the Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake.
Matthew Mehr Golf Classic
June 11
Fundraiser for Children's Minnesota, sponsored by the Minneapolis Southwest Lions Club. Golf tournament will be held at Crystal Lake Golf Club.
Northern Spark logoNorthern Spark 2018
June 15-16
Animal sculptures, music, food trucks and pupet show. Multiple venues over two nights in Minneapolis. Fundraising event to fight climate change.
Greenway Gridiron Gallop 5K Run/Walk
June 17
Viking players and cheerleaders will be in attendence. Event will be held at Lake Nokomis Park: 8:30 Kids Run. 9AM 5K Run/Walk.
RE/MAX Results Foundation logoResults Foundation Golf Tournament
June 18
Charity golf tournament, with proceeds going to the RE/MAX Results Foundation - Bill Saunders Memorial Scholarship at the University of Minnesota.
Summit Academy Golf Classic logoSummit Academy Golf Tournament
June 18
Summit Academy annual fundraising event for the school. The golf tournament will be held at the Oak Ridge Country Club in Hopkins.
Taste of the Nations logoTaste of the Nations
June 21
Fundraising dinner gala for the No Kid Hungry project from Share Our Strength, featuring noted chefs and fine cuisine.
Taste of Rosefest logoTaste of Rosefest
June 21
Food, wine, and beverages. Tasting from 40 area businesses and silent auction. Presented by The Rotary Club of Roseville.
Wine of Wayzata Bay logoWine on Wayzata Bay
June 22
Come taste over 100 wines. Great appertizers from Lake Minnetonka area restaurants. Enjoy boat rides. Proceeds go to the Wayzata Community Sailing Center.
Children's Hospitals Golf Benefit
June 25
Each year the Children's Hospitals Golf Benefit brings golfers of all skill levels together for the love of the game.
Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota logoTee It Up for Down Syndrome
June 27
Annual charity golf tournament for Down Syndrome victims, held at Deer Run Golf Club in Victoria. Call: 800-511-3696.

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This page was last updated on May 21, 2018

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