People Serving People
While many attended events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, others decided giving back was another way to honor his legacy.
Volunteering always ranks right up there when it comes to New Year’s resolutions. Here in Minnesota, it’s a place where we excel. Almost 38 percent of Minnesotans give money or time — ranking the Land of 10,000 Lakes second in the country.
On any given day, four new families in Hennepin County need a roof over their heads – that’s double from 2006.
Thanks to the Minneapolis-based food giant Cub Foods and the People Serving People (PSP) in downtown, 2,000 needy families will have a traditional thanksgiving meal.
With the holidays approaching, many families consider opportunities to not only teach the spirit of giving but also for ways that might allow them to give back to their communities. Here are five of the best holiday volunteer opportunities in Minnesota that welcome the entire family.
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.
A government shutdown could create a huge setback for Minnesotans who are already in need. Funding for some programs that prevent homelessness is no longer available.