Gifts

Carlson Family Foundation gives $15 million to University of Minnesota
The Carlson Family Foundation has announced $15 million in gifts to the University of Minnesota, including $10 million to expand the global scope of its business school, the Carlson School of Management. Read More
They are Minnesota’s Santas, working the retail centers, company parties and holiday events. Their local organization, North Star Santas, boasts more than 100 members, most with natural white beards.
Some of them become Santa’s helper for the sheer fun of it, while others bag a tidy profit with annual mall and modeling gigs.
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