FPA Pro Bono at Minnesota National Guard’s Power of One Fun Run and Walk

Submitted by San Asato, CFP® – Director, Pro Bono Committee There are numerous upcoming volunteer opportunities with BestPrep and community-based organizations. If you are interested in participating, contact Jason Kley,, 952-230-6705. Last year, Minnesota National Guard had the unfortunate

Call for Volunteers – Twin Cities Financial Planning Day

Mark your calendars! Saturday, October 28 is the 8th annual Twin Cities Financial Planning Day. This is our signature public event, where our members provide free, private consultations and workshops for the public. The event, which typically draws about 200

Help when it matters most

Who do you turn to when you need help?  A family member, your spouse, a trusted friend or mentor?  What would you do if they weren’t available or able to help? For too many of our neighbors, finding the help

FPA in the Community – Tandem

Submitted by Seth Tenpenny – Financial Education Committee Tandem (formerly known as Tapestry Family Resource Center) is a not-for-profit located in south Minneapolis. Tandem’s mission is to serve women (who are often single parents) in crisis. Tandem seeks to achieve

Volunteer Opportunity – Community Impact Liaison

The Pro Bono and Financial Education Committees would like to make FPA MN members aware of a new engagement opportunity. The Community Impact Liaison role allows new and established members alike to make a noteworthy impact with a minimal, flexible

Call for Volunteers – Twin Cities Financial Planning Day

The 7th annual Twin Cities Financial Planning Day will be held on Saturday, October 29th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Wilder Center in St. Paul. The purpose of the event is to both increase the recognition and

Pro Bono Committee Staffing Financial Resources Table at 2nd Annual Power of One Fun Run

Pro Bono will be present at 2nd Annual Minnesota Army National Guard Power of One Fun Run – Suicide Awareness 5K on Sep. 11th, Ben Franklin Readiness Center – Arden Hills. The event is for former and currently serving military

Recap: 2nd Annual One-on-One Financial Counseling with AmeriCorps/CollegePossible

For second year running, 8 Pro Bono Committee members and volunteers conducted a one-on-one, 20-minute financial counseling session with 32 AmeriCorp members in collaboration with CollegePossible.  The event took place on March 22nd, Friday, from 1 – 3 PM, at

Simple Steps to Save Successfully During America Saves Week 2016

Foreword: FPA of Minnesota is blessed with a robust network of volunteer and partner organizations in our community. These organizations support our efforts in serving the underserved in our community in a variety of ways. This month I am highlighting

Prepare + Prosper Looking to Fill Their Volunteer Team

Are you a number cruncher who geeks out for making a difference? Passionate about breaking down barriers to accessible financial services? Sounds like you should look into joining the Prepare + Prosper (P+P) volunteer team! P+P is seeking knowledgeable people