The number of homeless veterans dropped nearly 53 percent from 2009 to 2012.
A local organization is partnering with area churches to make sure people with no place to live have a good Christmas.
Some kids in Andover are sleeping in the snow Friday morning, all to help the homeless.
The 14th annual Project Homeless Connect in Minneapolis is underway at the Convention Center. They will serve about 1,800 people at the event, providing those in need with a variety of different services.
On any given day, four new families in Hennepin County need a roof over their heads – that’s double from 2006.
People Serving People’s headquarters are in the shadows of the Metrodome, The ten-story, 110,000-square-foot building houses some of the most vulnerable citizens in our community.
Most students make sure they enjoy their two days off in October when the state’s teachers get together for their annual conferences.
On any given night in Minneapolis, between 300 and 400 people have no place to sleep. The tough economy has the city’s homeless population soaring — making the need for housing crucial. Now, Minneapolis has a new facility that will take more than 300 people off the streets.
Lost in the shuffle of the stadium debate is another bill dealing with a serious problem in Minnesota: homelessness.
You can get some great deals on art and also help out people in need Wednesday evening. The second annual Art 4 Shelter is being held at the Burnet Gallery in Le Meridien Chambers Hotel in Minneapolis.
Despite the lingering recession and the devastation brought to Minneapolis by last summer’s tornado, the city says that a group effort between it, Hennepin County and many community partners has curbed street homelessness by 40 percent and veteran homelessness by 33 percent since 2010.
Hennepin County held its 12th annual Project Homeless Connect Monday. The event is a one stop shop for people who are either homeless or close to being homeless.
U.S. Census Bureau numbers show a sharp rise in poverty in Minnesota.
More than 1,500 volunteers and service providers will be on hand at an event to connect homeless people with resources and services.
In the Twin Cities, the Salvation Army houses 900 people every night. The Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless estimates that every night, around 9,000 people in Minnesota experience homelessness. That struggle is all the more a cold reality on Christmas Eve.