'Keys For Heroes' Aims To End Homelessness Among Minn. VeteransJust in time for Veteran's Day Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Veteran's Affairs is launching a new initiative called "Keys for Heroes."
Youth Homelessness Highlighted In Twin Cities Film FestThe Twin Cities Film Fest is bringing social awareness to the community. Its "Changemaker Series" is highlighting the issue of youth homelessness. The festival partnered with YouthLink to help viewers walk a mile in the shoes of someone experiencing homelessness.
Twins Cities Youth Sleep Outside To Raise Awareness Of HomelessnessAs the cold weather comes in, many families don't have a warm place to sleep. That's why hundreds of teenagers are sleeping outside Friday morning to raise awareness about homelessness.
Coon Rapids To Open Transitional Housing For Homeless Young AdultsIt's estimated that in the Anoka-Hennepin School district, more than 500 of the county's youth spend their nights without a secure place to call home.
For Formerly Homeless Veteran, Marathon Is About Much More Than RunningTens of thousands of people are a night's sleep away Saturday from doing something less than 1 percent of the U.S. population ever does: finishing a marathon. For one of those runners, it was a much more grueling path to the starting line than long training runs.
Community Organizations Team Up For 'Garage-A-Palooza' In St. PaulCommunity organizations like Habitat for Humanity teamed up for "Garage-a-Palooza." Volunteers fixed up and painted a dozen garages in the Frogtown neighborhood in St. Paul.
Twin Cities Leaders Sleep Outside For Youthlink's 'Night Of Hope'Dozens of business and community leaders slept outside in downtown Minneapolis Sunday evening. It's called the "Night of Hope," and the goal is to end youth homelessness.
Kindergartner, First-Grader Raise $1,300 To Fight HomelessnessWhen a little girl from Bloomington started asking questions about the people on the streets holding signs, her mom explained they were homeless. That inspired Tiki to do something to help.
Housing Vouchers Could Help Reduce Homelessness In US, Study FindsA new government study suggests housing vouchers could help reduce homelessness in the U.S. The United States Department for Housing and Urban Development examined homeless families at emergency shelters in 12 cities.
Report: Despite Employment Gains, MN Homelessness Still At Record LevelsMinnesota has seen gains in employment, housing construction and home prices, but homelessness remains stubbornly high for families and children, according to a new report.
Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe's Struggle Post Military LifeWhen Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
With School Out, Students Sleep Outside To Fight HomelessnessWith school out for MEA, hundreds of students will spend the night outside, raising awareness for homelessness. They will be taking part in Cardboard Box City at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.