St. Paul unions donate 127 winter coats to students in need

The Jean Jones Coats Initiative, an annual winter-clothing drive sponsored by the St. Paul Regional Labor Federation’s Labor Studies & Resource Center, had a record-breaking year, donating 127 new or gently used coats to homeless students in the St. Paul Public Schools. St. Paul unions and union members contributed $3,683 to the initiative this year, more […]

Labor of Love helps families in need during holiday season

Greater Twin Cities United Way and the St. Paul Regional Labor Federation’s AFL-CIO Community Services program are co-sponsoring the Labor of Love – Adopt a Family holiday program, collecting donations to support families in need in the East Metro area. Tax-deductible donations will be used to purchase gift cards from union grocers. Gift cards will […]

Labor blood drive in St. Paul Dec. 4

The St. Paul Regional Labor Federation will co-sponsor a blood drive Dec. 4 with the federation’s AFL-CIO Labor Community Action Committee, the Greater Twin Cities United Way and the American Red Cross’ North Central Blood Services. The blood drive will run from 1 to 6 p.m. at the St. Paul Labor and Professional Centre, 411 […]

Laborers’ motorcycle ride delivers $12,000 for charity

The ninth year of the Minnesota Laborers Ride for Charity proved another good one for the event’s beneficiary, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Twin Cities. The Aug. 18 benefit ride generated $12,000, the highest yearly amount raised, and brought the total contribution since the event began to over $64,000. The annual motorcycle ride is […]

Union volunteers make United Way Action Day a success

Volunteers from the St. Paul Regional Labor Federation’s Labor Studies and Resource Center helped make United Way Action Day a great success, with more than 40 East Metro union members taking action in support of their community during the Aug. 22 events. More than 30 St. Paul RLF members participated in speed volunteering activities at […]

Unions urge members to volunteer on United Way Action Day

Whether you have 15 minutes or four hours to spare, you can make a big difference in your community on United Way Action Day, a volunteer event Aug. 22 sponsored by Greater Twin Cities United Way. The St. Paul Regional Labor Federation’s Labor Studies and Resource Center is seeking volunteers from the union community for […]

Labor Bowl fundraiser nets $14,000 for AFL-CIO Community Services program

The St. Paul Regional Labor Federation’s annual Labor Bowl event May 3 raised more than $14,000 raised for the St. Paul Labor Studies and Resource Center, making it the most successful Labor Bowl the Regional Labor Federation has ever hosted. The bowling fundraiser at Midway Pro Bowl in St. Paul drew 16 teams. Sponsors included […]