Volunteers Build Mobile Showers To Bring To Twin Cities' Homeless PopulationThe rendering photos show what looks like an ice fishing house, and technically that’s what the steel base is modeled after. However, inside it will have four separate shower stalls and a fifth big enough to accommodate families and people with disabilities.
Hundreds Experiencing Homelessness In Minneapolis Suffering Through Extreme Weather“Not every shelter option is gonna be right for everybody,” Justin LaBeaux said. “Some folks are worried about their belongings. A lot of folks have partners, too, and the shelter systems are mostly single adults.”
'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.
Group Hands Out Care Packages To People Experiencing Homelessness On Christmas Eve“Even if you come by, smile, wave, have a conversation with me. There’s people who treat us like we are less than human, you know?” David Aguilar-Jimenez said. “And it’s nice when people actually treat us like humans.”
MACV Pairs With Metro Transit To Help Move Veterans In Need From Light Rail To HousingSome consider the light rail line to be the largest homeless shelter in the Twin Cities.
MACV & Yardhomes Work To Provide Unhoused Vets With Small, Affordable ADUsIt's clean, safe and affordable housing for veterans experiencing homelessness, built in a factory in greater Minnesota, shipped and then lifted by crane into place on its permanent foundation.
Minnesota Marks End Of Veteran Homelessness In 13 Central CountiesDuring a week when all veterans are honored, Minnesota is marking a major milestone.
North Loop Homeless Encampment Prompts Search For Solutions Ahead Of WinterA growing homeless encampment in the North Loop has the city of Minneapolis and local businesses in search of solutions before temperatures drop.
Gov. Walz Allocates Another $15M In Federal Funding To Help Shelters Prevent COVID OutbreaksGov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday that $15 million more in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan will go toward helping emergency shelters in Minnesota, specifically for upgrades to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks in the homeless population.
Minneapolis School Switches To Distance Learning After Shooting At Nearby Homeless EncampmentCrime at a homeless camp has forced a Minneapolis school to switch to distance learning for the safety of students and staff.
'We Are Just The Same As The Rest Of The Community': Unhoused Minneapolis Couple Hopes To Get Off StreetsThe couple been sleeping in a bus station in south Minneapolis. And they've made some new lifelong friends, Jen and Joe Funk who live in south Minneapolis.
Minneapolis, Hennepin Co. Announce Cooling Options For Homeless During Heat WaveThe city of Minneapolis says it's providing extra resources to help get those experiencing homelessness out of the heat.
Is Minnesota Doing Enough To Limit Evictions?Finding an “off ramp” for the state's eviction moratorium was one of the priorities for the Legislature's special session this month. Negotiators announced a bipartisan agreement June 14 that they said would offer strong protections and clear timelines for people who owe back rent to secure assistance, which is paid directly to landlords.
HCMC Awarded For Focus On People Experiencing HomelessnessAccording to a hospital spokesperson, HCMC's efforts came after an analysis showed housing instability accounting for a high rate of 30-day readmissions.
Volunteers Rappelling Down MOA To Raise Money To Fight HomelessnessThe Salvation Army hopes to raise $500,000 to provide a lifeline to people experiencing homelessness.