Benefits & Fundraisers

Turkey Trot Stillwater

Get active this Thanksgiving. Bring the family along for this fun 5K and start a new tradition. The club will be open for warm up and cool down, with plenty of refreshments! All proceeds benefit Family Means of Stillwater. 

Christmas at the Courthouse Gala

Dress your best for the 27th annual gala and fundraiser at the Washington County Historic Courthouse. Taste wine and beer from local vendors and fill up on local treats. Complete with live music, it will feature door prizes among other locally crafted goods to help you get a start on your Christmas shopping.

Alternative Gift Market

Shop and share at the 24th annual Alternative Gift Market. A wide variety of fair-traded items including handicrafts, foods, toys, clothing and more; gifts of donations to non-profits; reusable fabric gift bags of all sizes and for all occasions.

Saturday, November 23, 10am-4pm, Sunday, November 24, 11am-2pm

First Presbyterian Church, 6201 Osgood Ave N, Stillwater. 651-439-4380 or follow us on Facebook

VISA, MasterCard, cash or checks accepted.

Friends Book Donations Drive

Donate your gently used books to the Friends of the Stillwater Public Library.  The Friends will collect books on Saturday, October 19 and Saturday, October 26 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the library parking ramp on Third Street. 

None of the following items will be accepted: encyclopedias, magazines, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, textbooks, religious materials, National Geographic, videos, cassettes, partially used puzzle books.

Tiger Tracks 5K and Family Run/ Walk

Earn your stripes and join the Minnesota Zoo for their annual Tiger Tracks 5K to raise money for wildlife conservation. The race starts at the Shady Oaks Picnic area and follows a course through the zoo on outdoor trails. Registered participants will receive free admission to the zoo on the event day and a commemorative t-shirt. Strollers are welcome.

Shout Out Loud Minnesota - A Suicide Prevention Charity Event

Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.

YMCA Prairie Burn Music Festival

Close out your summer this September with the YMCA and Royal Credit Union Foundation, camping out at the fifth annual Prairie Burn Music Festival. Proceeds benefit the YMCA Camp Endowment Fund, allowing children great camp experiences in the coming years. The festival will feature live music, camp games and activities for all ages. Come listen to the sweet sounds of Yam Haus and Haley Bonar or grab some grub at a nearby food truck. 

Camping is $40 with breakfast included.

Cruise Against Cancer

The Cruise Against Cancer MN is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, with all the funds raised staying right here in MN! This event is held each year in loving memory of every cancer patient, family and friends who have lost the battle with cancer, and for the ones who continue to conquer it.  100% of the proceeds stays right here in the Twin Cities area and funds 24/7 support line, gives free rides to chemo, and overnight lodging to be near loved ones. There has been a 26% decrease in cancer deaths since 1991 due to fundraising efforts like this!

Maple Grove Days Library Book Sale

With a variety of literature ranging from fiction to nonfiction, children and adults alike can get their hands on a diverse selection of books at a fair price. Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library, all proceeds will be donated to the library collection and its programs.


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