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10% of Sales Donated to 2nd Harvest Heartland

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First of all, we hope that you and your family are safe and healthy!    We wanted to do something to help family’s in needing food during these tuff times, so we will be donating 10% of sales to Second Harvest Heartland. Every $5 provides 15 meals to kids, families and anyone that needs a little extra help.  We will be doing a weekly donation for the foreseeable  future, to make sure the money gets to people in need food, ASAP.   We understand that not everyone has disposable income to shop with us right now but if you do...

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2020 Brings Some Exciting Changes

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We would like to thank all of our customers and followers for helping us grow Clean Lakes MN, but mostly we wanted to thank you for helping protect MN waters!   Two big changes for 2020: We will be increasing our donation amount from 10% to 15% of profits!   We will also continue to donate to Freshwater Society but will also be adding Friends of the BWCA as a donation partner.     Thank you for all of your support and helping with our mission of protecting MN waters for future generations!   Thanks, Hanna & Chris Clean Lakes...

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Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness

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Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness

We are excited to announce for 2020 we will be adding Friends of the BWCA to one of our donation partners.  We will also continue to support the Freshwater Society.     Learn more about their work: Carved by glaciers and sculpted by water, there are countless reasons why the BWCA is the most popular Wilderness Area in the United States. At over 1.1 million acres, it contains more than 1,100 lakes, 1200 miles of canoe routes, a dozen rugged hiking trails and endless opportunities to explore and discover an adventure. Since 1976, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness has...

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Give to the Max!

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Give to the Max!

There are many great organizations that you can donate your hard earned money too. These are some of the great organization in MN helping to protect MN waters. On the give to the max day think of these when donating your money. If you can’t donate your money, think about donation some time.  Do what you can for something you believe in!  #doyourpart #protectourwaters    Freshwater Society Donate Friends of the Boundary Waters Donate  Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center Donate   

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5 Day BWCA Trip – Voyageur Highway

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5 Day BWCA Trip – Voyageur Highway

CAMPING · JULY 7, 2019 Back in March, my Uncle Terry who runs our sister camp, Camp Birchwood for Girls, asked me if I had any interest in leading a 5 Day BWCA trip for a group of seven girls and one co-leader. I believe my answer was, “heck yeah!” The plan was to do the Voyageur Highway, which was a common trade route the French-Canadian Voyageurs paddled long ago. I had done a route slightly south of the Voyageur Highway years ago but never the actual Highway. After having completed the trip, I would absolutely recommend it to everyone...

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