Dorothy Day Center
For more than 30 years, the Dorothy Day Center has helped those who call the streets home. As the homelessness problems grow across the state, the center has reached a breaking point.
Nicki Coombs is committed to helping the poor as she regularly makes sandwiches for those outside the Dorothy Day Center. Coombs was downtown St. Paul on Wednesday, along with her 4-year-old son, and stopped to help a homeless couple.
Minnesota Supreme Court justices, Court of Appeals judges, and other members of the judicial branch will be serving lunch to the needy at the Dorothy Day Center, as part of an effort to reach out to people in the community.
Minnesota lawmakers are trying to encourage a spirit of volunteerism at a Capitol press conference and through their own example.
Judges from the state’s Supreme Court and Court of Appeals — along with law clerks and court staff — are serving lunch Friday at the Dorothy Day Center in St. Paul.
For years, a place in St. Paul has been serving people in need, from food to housing to health.
Once a month, she cooks up and serves meals at the Dorothy Day Center. Every pledge drive, she answers phones at Twin Cities Public Television.