MACV Was Reaching Goal Of Ending Veteran Homelessness ... Then COVID HitSprinkled amongst the unsheltered are veterans; 35 percent of homeless in Minnesota served in the military. WCCO's Reg Chapman has been sharing their stories all month long.
Minnesota Landlords Work With MACV To Provide Homes For Homeless VetsLandlords who offer their units in partnership with MACV are on the front lines in the fight to find stable housing for unsheltered veterans.
MACV Says Women Constitute Their Fastest-Growing Segment Of Homeless VeteransMalcalisha Jefferson served 12 years with two deployments to war zones -- Iraq in 2007 and Afghanistan in 2010. She moved to Minnesota after her time in the service to be closer to family, but things didn't go as planned.
Homeless Vet Who Almost Ended Up Sleeping On Streets Finally Home For The HolidaysFor Army veteran Greg Langlois, music helps ease his mind. And there is no better place to relax and play than in his own apartment, the place he's now grateful to call home.
MACV Hotel Program Gives Homeless Vets, And Families, A Transitional Roof Over Their HeadsEric B. Williams is a single parent, and one of many veterans who turned to MACV at one of the darkest times in his life.
MACV's Mission To Aid Homeless Vets Faces Uphill Battle In COVID PandemicA year ago, numbers of unsheltered veterans reached a low of 230 statewide. Then the pandemic hit, causing that number to increase as veterans who were once housed, needed MACV's help to find shelter.
First Avenue Night, Pride Night, And 'Sesame Street' Day: Twins Announce 1st Wave Of Theme GamesThe rest of the 30 announced theme nights include a variety of fan favorites, including nights in collaboration with local universities, nights marking pop culture touchstones like "Star Wars," Peanuts and the Grateful Dead, and nights focusing on fundraising for cancer awareness.
15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Fatal St. Paul ShootingThe Ramsey County Attorney’s Office has charged a 15-year-old boy in connection to the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man in St. Paul Monday.
MACV Helping Veterans With Free Legal ServicesIn its effort to end veteran homelessness, the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) offers legal resources to people who qualify.
'I Have My Hero Back': A Homeless Veteran's Long Journey Home“When I walk by a homeless person I see them," Colonel Kevin Olson said. “For me, it's a very personal issue."
Trees Of Hope: Ronald McDonald House Helps Family During Girl's Heart ConditionThe Ronald McDonald House offers housing to families with children who are battling disease and need to be close by.
Ronald McDonald Teacher Offers Slice Of Normalcy To Kids, ParentsMacheta's sister has a rare disease that causes her skin shed with even the lightest touch. She came to the U for treatment and she is on the mend.
Couple Finds New Life, Rejuvenated Love During TreatmentThe Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge offers several programs to help people struggling with addiction. Some programs are faith based, others are not; but all of the programs aim to restore life for those addicted to drugs and alcohol.