Hope 4 Youth Open Homeless Shelter In Coon RapidsA first-of-its-kind homeless shelter is now open in the north metro. A recent estimate in the Anoka-Hennepin school district found more than 500 young people in the county spend their nights without a secure place to call home.
Coon Rapids To Open Transitional Housing For Homeless Young AdultsIt's estimated that in the Anoka-Hennepin School district, more than 500 of the county's youth spend their nights without a secure place to call home.
New Summer Music Fest Planned For Coon Rapids A new summer music festival is planned for Coon Rapids next month. The first Rum River Music Fest will be held July 19. The festival will be held at Sand Creek Park and will benefit HOPE 4 Youth, a nonprofit organization serving homeless young people in Anoka County.