MACV, United Way Collaborate To Assist Homeless Vets In Rural MinnesotaDistance and lack of shelters is what keeps many of these rural veterans from accessing life saving resources.
‘I Don’t Know Where We Would Be Without Them’: Iraq Veteran Credits MACV With Helping Him Find A HomeIraq Veteran Orlando Carrasquelillo can finally smile, knowing his family now has a place to call home.
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.
After Getting Help From MACV, Ex-Marine Works There & Pays It ForwardA majority of people working for MACV know the impact they can make, because they too were once a client there.
Community Tree Comes 'Home For The Holidays'Back in October, the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans opened its newest transitional shelter for female veterans. Newly built and decorated with furniture, all it lacks is some holiday cheer. But on Monday morning, a fully decorated Christmas tree arrived with ornaments donated from people across the state.
WCCO, Twins, MACV Honor Vets At StandDownWomen who served are the largest growing segment of our nation's homeless veteran population. That's why MACV has dedicated this year as the "Year of the Woman."
'Guardian Angels': MACV Steps In To Help Family After Playground CrashKyle Peltier was playing with his children on a playground in North Minneapolis when they were hit by an SUV that was being chased by the Minnesota State Patrol.
Veteran Leaves Behind Special Donation To Make Western MN Veterans Home A RealityAfter 11 years of trying to get a veterans home, a western Minnesota town is now celebrating.
Home For The Holidays Phone Bank Raises More Than $68,000 For Homeless VeteransWCCO-TV’s Home for the Holidays phone bank Wednesday raised more than $68,000 to support homeless veterans in Minnesota this holiday season.
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.
'Home For The Holidays' Serves Up Hot Meal For Veterans At Target FieldAll season long, WCCO's "Home for the Holidays" shines a light on the problem of homelessness among our veterans, who have sacrificed so much.
‘StandDowns’ Help Connect Veterans To Help, Other VeteransStandDowns offer veterans access to services and resources to get them back on track.
'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."
MACV Helps Veteran’s Quest To Find A Home In Time For HolidaysRichard Benjamin is a veteran who found himself looking for a house for his wife and their six children. Thanks to the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, the family is on the road to finding a home just in time for the holidays.
Military Family Donates Patriotic Ornaments To WCCO's Community TreeFor 13 years a Christmas tree covered in red, white and blue ornaments was the focal point of the Hermans' Spring Lake Park home.