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.
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.
CEOs To Sleep Outside To Help Homeless YouthOn any given night, homeless youth could fill more than half the hotel rooms in downtown Minneapolis. The numbers are on the rise and now a group of executives are working together to bring awareness to this issue and to raise money. Some 105 CEOs will take part in a Night of Hope to help benefit homeless youth.
Minneapolis' New Way Of Dealing With Downtown Panhandlers Panhandlers are hard to ignore in Minneapolis, but now the city is getting creative in dealing with them.
Gilded Spatula Food Truck BattleThe second annual food truck battle is coming back to Canterbury Park.
From Homeless To Working On Her Degree: Sydney's Story The number of homeless youth in Minnesota is on the rise. On any given night, homeless teens and young adults could fill half the hotel rooms in downtown Minneapolis.
City Leaders, Execs Sleep Outside To Highlight Youth HomelessnessWCCO is hosting a phone bank Monday to help homeless youth in our community. YouthLink provides services to homeless youth by helping them find counseling, medical care and other vital resources. They wrapped up a unique night of awareness Monday morning, where executives and city leaders from around the Twin Cities spent the night on the ground right in downtown Minneapolis.
Metro Business Leaders Sleep Outside For Youthlink's 'Night Of Hope'More than 60 of the Twin Cities top business leaders are trading their warm beds for a sleeping bag Sunday night. It's part of YouthLink's executive sleep-out known as the "Night of Hope." They'll spend the night outside, just like thousands of homeless people do each night.
YouthLink Phone Bank Raises More Than $40K For Homeless YouthIt's time to say thank you for your generosity. We partnered up with YouthLink, an organization that helps young people get off the streets, and throughout our phone bank Tuesday we helped raise more than $41,000.
YouthLink Helping Homeless Youth Find Direction At Life’s Crossroads You won't find them holding signs at busy intersections. Nor will they sit on Nicollet Mall begging for money. Instead they move stealth-like, hiding behind corners, ducking into city parks, trying not to be seen. They're homeless and they just happen to be teenagers.
YouthLink Helps Homeless Youth With The Support They NeedFor four decades, YouthLink has been helping homeless youth with food, counseling and academic support.