We come together to learn about a project or organization. We work with anyone who has an idea to make the world a better place. We then brainstorm new ideas, facilitate connections and dream together. What started as an experiment is now a way of experiencing the vibrancy of the Twin Cities.
A February 14th event called Love Wins. It has nothing to do with dating, romance, or pink hearts. Or does it?
RECONCILE is a feature-length film by Chad Amour and Humdinger Pictures. It will be an important and timely feature documentary about where reconciliation begins: with hurting individuals. Ultimately, this film will be an inspiring story of hope and unity that takes place in a community where division and despair are still rife. Come, learn, celebrate, ideate and be inspired by a new creative project in Minneapolis.
The St. Paul Interfaith Network (SPIN) wants to celebrate 10 years of existence...with a Midtown Friendraiser. Join us on March 6th from 5:00 to 7:00p in Minneapolis.
"Faith and doubt are like dance partners." This phrase got me fired from a church in 2012. Here is that story and background to an event I'm hosting next month.
Most people don’t consider themselves a captivating storyteller. That’s okay. In fact, it’s better if most people aren’t “the life of the party.” In this post we explore a quote by Eleanor Roosevelt.
Fascil and Heron are emerging leaders in our local Ethiopian community. Read about their idea to offer culturally-relevant resources around mental health.
Sometimes we ask people to tell us how they would describe the Friendraiser to a friend. And because we value voices, we thought we'd share our favorites.
"On paper, starting a church isn’t so complicated." In this post, Tyler Sit, founder of New City Church, tell the story of how the Midtown Friendraiser™ helped take this new project to the next level.
By Gabriella Coll at Twin Cities Producers Circle, this is the story of a grassroots community of artists who are expanding their circles through a Friendraiser with Midtown.
As I started Uprising Theatre Company I knew that I couldn’t do it alone. Theatre is, by its very nature, a group activity. From the writer to the director, from the actors to the technical crew, you need a village to raise a play.
The community started to form as soon as we launched the Kickstarter. Every person who backed us, who shared the link around, and who cheered us on became part of the community. And the financial support was massive and allowed us to proceed. But we still needed to feel more connected.
Enter the Midtown Friendraiser™.
Learn how Ace in the City, a youth and faith based nonprofit, partnered with Midtown to brainstorm ideas for an upcoming business opportunity in Minneapolis.
You have an idea, but then the question becomes…What do I do next? Maybe it keeps you up at night. And then it gets you up in the morning. Or perhaps you’re leading an established organization challenged by a new and changing world – and it feels like a start up. Let us know your dream, your challenge, your mission, or your story.