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.
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.