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.
'They’re Survivalists': MACV Helping Iron Range Veterans Get Back On Their Feet“People from northern Minnesota, they’re survivalists, especially our veterans. So they will stay where ever they can."
'Stand Down' Held For Veterans In Need At Target FieldIt was one-stop shopping Thursday at Target Field for Minnesota veterans in need.
'It Means The World': Hundreds Give Back During Xcel Energy Day Of Service1,600 volunteers from all over the state of Minnesota came out to give back to their communities Saturday.
MACV Helps Marine Veteran Get Her Life Back On TrackWomen are the fastest-growing segment of the veterans homeless population. MACV is committed to helping these service members get off the streets and into a home.
‘I’m Speechless’: MACV Surprises Family Whose Kids Survived Playground CrashKyle and Nicolle Peltier thought they were coming to Target Field Thursday to volunteer with the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans Military StandDown. But when they walked into the stadium, they got a big surprise.
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.
MACV Helping Female Veterans Find A Home For The HolidaysThere are more than 30,000 Minnesota women who served in the military. MACV hopes to honor their sacrifice.
WCCO Phone Bank Raises 97K For Hurricane ReliefA week after Hurricane Michael mangled the Florida Panhandle, the work to pick up the pieces seems as daunting as ever. It will likely take months or years to restore the damage from 155 mile-per-hour winds in Mexico Beach.