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.
3 Way Entertainment, along with Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity are braving the elements to bring about awareness to homelessness.
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Hennepin County, the city of Minneapolis and the Downtown Improvement Council have partnered on a new public awareness campaign to educate people about panhandling and homelessness.