American Red Cross blood drives: To make an appointment or for more information, download the Red Cross blood donor app, visit, call 800-733-2767 or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

  • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 2, Duluth Dodge, 4755 Miller Trunk Highway.
  • Noon to 6 p.m. April 7, American Red Cross, 2524 Maple Grove Road.

  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 8, UMD Kirby Student Center, 1049 University Drive.

  • Noon to 6 p.m. April 8, Assembly of God, 102 Lake Ave., Hill City.

  • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9, Shriners Events Center, 5152 Miller Trunk Highway.

Do you like to read aloud? The Lighthouse Center for Vital Living needs volunteers who will read the newspaper once a month. Reading takes place at the Lighthouse in a recording booth that is COVID-19 safe. To learn more, email Michelle at

Duluth Salvation Army March Foodshare set a goal to collect $9,000 and 8,000 pounds of food. Donations can be made by mail or in person at 215 S. 27th Ave. W., Duluth, MN 55806. Credit card donations can be made by phone at 218-722-7934 or online at Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) manages donations for the following sites: Quad City Food Shelf (serves Eveleth, Gilbert, Virginia, and Mt. Iron), Chisholm Food Shelf, Aurora Food Shelf, Proctor Food Shelf, Babbitt Food Shelf, Tower Food Shelf and the Cook County Food Shelf. Please write in the memo of your check which food shelf you want to support. Mail them to AEOA, 702 Third Ave. S., Virginia, MN 55792. Call 218-410-0005 or email to with questions.

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AEOA holds food events at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday, alternating weeks at their Virginia office, 702 Third Ave. S., and Hibbing office, 2900 E. Beltline. Updates and other locations and times are posted to the AEOA (Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency) Facebook page weekly.

Rotary Club of Superior 9th annual “Craft Beer and Wine Event”with a twist!, an online-only auction via Bidding Owl is April 26-May 2. Proceeds from this year’s online auction will mainly go to two local organizations: WITC Dreamkeepers Fund and Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency, Inc. Auction Link:

Ayusa is a nonprofit organization that promotes global learning and leadership through cultural exchange for high school students. Families interested in learning more about hosting an exchange student can visit or contact Daniel Miesle, Ayusa Community Representative, at or 218-256–8020.

AEOA's Meals on Wheels program is in need of volunteer drivers on Tuesdays and every other Friday. Delivery times begin between 9:30-10 a.m. with an approximate delivery time of 1 to 1½ hours. During the pandemic, this service has become more important than ever. Call Kirsten at 218-409-5991 to help.