MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Students from Augsburg University partnered with community members and organizations to help people living at the Minneapolis homeless camp.
On Saturday, volunteers delivered hats, gloves, flashlights and a warm meal.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Chance For More Snow Showers Tuesday Morning
The student who headed up the fundraising effort says she wanted people to know: They matter.READ MORE: Minnesota Budget Forecast Expected To Show More Improvement
“So, initially, it was to show these people — the forgotten people — that they aren’t forgotten, and that we actually do care,” In’am Al-hammouri said. “So to see college students be a part of this, is wonderful. I feel great about it over all, and it’s only getting better.”
Students have been collecting money and items for nearly three weeks.MORE NEWS: Shadow Of George Floyd Case Hangs Over Kim Potter's Trial
The goal was to make the deliveries before Thanksgiving.