‘Shelters Save Lives’: Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan Announce Winter Homeless InitiativeStressing the dangers of winter cold on the homeless, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan have announced the launch of a winter homeless initiative aimed at bringing Minnesotans without shelter inside.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff's Office Begins Collecting Cold Weather Items For HomelessAmong the items they are collecting are coats, hats, mittens, boots, scarves, blankets, and hand warmers. Items can either be new or gently used.
Mayor Frey Joins AT&T As Company Pledges $100,000 To Support Twin Cities Homelessness ServicesThe money will go to three non-profits.
'Hub Of Hope': St. Paul's New $100M Dorothy Day Place Designed To Prevent & End HomelessnessIn St. Paul Wednesday morning, we got our first look inside the largest public-private partnership of its kind in state history.
Former Scott Co. Jail May Become Homeless ShelterFirst, it was a jail. Next, a dormitory for seasonal workers at Valleyfair. Now, there's a proposal to turn it into something very different.
Church Helps Homeless During Bitter Blast, Even Marries One CoupleSt. Andrew's Church has a long-term track record running homeless shelter for families in Oakdale and Hugo. This week they got a call from Washington County looking for help.
Henn. Co., Ramsey Co. Effort Campaign To Help Cities' Homeless During ColdThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office are partnering with other counties and their efforts to help those in need during this week's incoming cold snap.
How Many Homeless Are On Minnesota's Cold Streets?More than 7,200 Minnesotans were homeless last year, including 300 veterans. Organizations like the VA, MAC-V and Simpson Housing work together to identify who need help.
Navigation Center For Hiawatha Encampment To Open In 'Mid-December'The center, located at 2109 Cedar Avenue, will offer services to the people living in tents along Hiawatha Avenue. It will be able to accommodate 120 people at a time.
Homeless Good Samaritan Suing Couple Who Raised $400K To Help HimJohnny Bobbitt received worldwide praise after he gave a stranded motorist in Philadelphia his last $20 so she could get gas last year.
City Unveils Plan To End Homeless EncampmentIn a matter of weeks, the homeless camp situated along Hiawatha and East Franklin avenues has quadrupled in size. It is currently estimated that over 120 men, women and children are sheltered there.
Mpls. City Leaders Create Initiative To Help Out The Homeless, VulnerableMinneapolis city leaders have started a new initiative to help homeless and vulnerable people.
Homeless Man Hands Out Resumes, Gets Hundreds Of Job OffersA homeless and unemployed web developer in California has been overwhelmed with job offers after a picture of him handing out resumes went viral on social media.
Police: Man Without Arms Charged With Stabbing Tourist With ScissorsMiami Beach police say 46-year-old Jonathan Crenshaw held a pair of scissors with his feet and stabbed 22-year-old Cesar Coronado just after midnight on July 10.
Homeless Man Gets Year Of Free Wings After Finding Rude Note On CheckA Buffalo Wild Wings in Louisiana is stepping up to help the local homeless after one of their servers allegedly left a vulgar note on a customer's receipt.