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 Helps Get Veteran And Her Family Permanent Home: 'I Was Helped, So I’ll Help'
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.
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.
Pandemic Changes MACV's Outreach As Number Of Homeless Veterans IncreasesA year ago, the number of unsheltered veterans reached a low of 230 state-wide. Then COVID-19 hit, causing that number to increase as veterans who once had homes needed MACV's help to find shelter.
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.