Minnesota Nonprofits Rework Volunteering During COVID-19

By Kelly Smith
May 26, 2020 1:05 PM ET

At General Mills, the Minnesota-based company started a program in April paying Minnesota employees to volunteer at local food-related charities.

Each Friday, Hannah Marmorine, 30, of Maple Grove, logs off work early to go pack bags of meals for students in need at the Sheridan Story in Roseville, a nonprofit she’d helped with before.

“I’ve found a lot of joy in volunteering during this time,” Marmorine said.

Josh Burke, 49, of Golden Valley, a General Mills lawyer, has stepped up his volunteering at Second Harvest. “It’s really important now [more] than ever,” he said.

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