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1,800 Homeless Come To Convention Center For Help

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.

12/10/2012

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Homelessness For Families In Hennepin Co. ‘Close To Crisis’

On any given day, four new families in Hennepin County need a roof over their heads – that’s double from 2006.

11/29/2012

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With Low Mpls. Vacancy Rates, Shelter Numbers Swell

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.

11/03/2012

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Some 600 Students Sleep Out For Homelessness

Most students make sure they enjoy their two days off in October when the state’s teachers get together for their annual conferences.

10/19/2012

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Minneapolis’ New Facility Can Take 300 Homeless Off The Street

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.

09/18/2012

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Lost In The Shuffle Of Stadium Debate: Homelessness

Lost in the shuffle of the stadium debate is another bill dealing with a serious problem in Minnesota: homelessness.

05/09/2012

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Art 4 Shelter: Buying Art For A Cause

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.

05/09/2012

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Mpls: Street Homelessness Down 40 Percent

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.

03/08/2012

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‘Project Homeless Connect’ Provides Help To Homeless

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.

12/12/2011

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Poverty On The Rise In Minnesota

U.S. Census Bureau numbers show a sharp rise in poverty in Minnesota.

09/13/2011

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Event Connects Homeless With Resources, Services

More than 1,500 volunteers and service providers will be on hand at an event to connect homeless people with resources and services.

05/23/2011

Marie Sandvik Center in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis. (credit: CBS)

Homeless Celebrate Christmas Together At Ministry

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.

12/24/2010

A homeless man lays in a street of Paris on Nov. 19, 2010. (credit: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

People Sleep Outside For Homelessness Awareness

3 Way Entertainment, along with Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity are braving the elements to bring about awareness to homelessness.

11/20/2010

The Nite Show with Mischke – 9/23/10

Have you ever thought about selling your possessions and your home, then living out of your car?  One woman joyously has.  Mischke talks with Mikaya Heart.  He also gives his take on the recent Stillwater […]

09/24/2010

Give Money To Charity, Not Panhandlers

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.

06/16/2010

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