'I Was Down And Out': Veteran Working To Help Other Homeless Vets Thanks To MACVIt takes the combined efforts of the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans' staff, community partners and dedicated counselors to stick with veterans as they make the transition to having a place to call their own.
MACV StandDown Gives Hope To Veterans In Need At Target FieldThe Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans and its community partners gathered at Target Field Wednesday to help veterans in need.
WCCO Special: MACV's 'StandDown' Event At Target Field Gets Needed Services To VeteransThe Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans is working to change lives. On Wednesday morning, WCCO was live at Target Field, where veterans gathered for a holiday meal and so much more.
MACV Working To Get Homeless Vets Back Into Homes Of Their OwnThe task of finding veterans in need and getting them the resources needed have been challenging during this past year because of COVID-19. MACV and its community partners are working harder than ever to overcome obstacles to help as many veterans as possible.
Nearly 5,000 Orgs To Benefit From 2021 Give To The Max DayNonprofit organizations are grappling, like so many of us, with higher costs for goods and services, along with staffing shortages. Give to the Max Day aims to help them catch up.
Xcel Energy Teams Up With MACV To Provide New Homes For Homeless VeteransXcel Energy employees are dedicated to helping the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans in its mission to end veteran homelessness, by volunteering their time and talents.
'Pamoja Tutashinda, Together We Win': Volunteers Sought At Boys And Girls Club In North MinneapolisVolunteers who specialize in theatre and arts and crafts are needed to pull out the hidden talents of all kids who come to the Boys and Girls Club. Xcel Energy is challenging other companies, organizations and neighborhood groups to roll up their sleeves and make a difference by being a volunteer.
'The Need Is At Historic Highs': Twin Cities Food Group Struggles To Find VolunteersIt starts in the ground - then ends up on store shelves. But somewhere in between, fresh produce gets expensive. WCCO found out how an organization called "Food Group" is taking a different spin on giving away food - and they could use some extra help.
Jeremiah Program Helps Single Moms And Kids Build A Better FutureFor more than 20 years, the Jeremiah Program has helped single moms go to college, and helped their kids get ready for school, and volunteers are making an impact.
Urban Roots Works To Have Students Pull Lifelong Lessons From City GardensWith the skyline as her backdrop, another hot morning starts on Ravoli Bluff for Adora Thao, giving the St. Paul garden bed a close look. The Harding High School student is one of 75 youth who may experience barriers to more typical employment working a paid internship this summer at Urban Roots.
'My Whole Store Was Collapsed': Lake Street Restauranteur On His Feet Again 1 Year After George Floyd UnrestIt's been a year of trauma for the Twin Cities. For some it's been mental, for others it's been financial. For business owners on Lake Street, it's been both.
'I Love Children's': Girl With Sickle Cell Disease Thanks 'Village' At Children's MinnesotaIt's a disease that affects African American children in the Twin Cities and beyond -- a disease that Children's Minnesota is working hard to combat.
Miracle Baby Thrives After Being Given 0% Chance To Live DiagnosisBaby Richard was given a 0% chance to live, but instead he ended up breaking the record for the youngest surviving premature baby.
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.