As Temperatures Drop, Advocates Work To Get COVID-Weary People Experiencing Homelessness Into SheltersShelters and housing advocates in the Twin Cities are preparing for the drop in temperatures coming this week.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Homeless Shelters Working To Respond To COVID-19 CrisisMen and women who have no place to call home are wondering how they protect themselves from COVID-19. Hennepin County is working to take people out of shelters who are sick.
Sharing & Caring Hands' Copeland Meets With Pope FrancisA Minneapolis woman who serves the poor and homeless in the Twin Cities got a face-to-face meeting with Pope Francis Thursday. Mary Jo Copeland, founder of Minneapolis' Sharing and Caring Hands, says the Holy Father prayed with her and blessed her work with the poor.
Mary Jo Copeland Knows What She'll Tell The PopeFor more than 30 years, Mary Jo Copeland has dedicated her life to helping the poor and needy in the Twin Cities. Now she will meet Pope Francis when he comes to the United States.
Sharing And Caring Hands Getting $5 Million ExpansionA Minneapolis homeless shelter is being torn down, so a new place can be built. Sharing and Caring Hands founder Mary Jo Copeland actually jumped into the driver's seat of the bulldozer on Thursday morning.
Mary Jo Copeland In Washington D.C. For National HonorMary Jo Copeland started "Sharing and Caring Hands" in Minneapolis 30 years ago. She’s being honored Friday by President Barack Obama in Washington D.C. her for all her work with the "Presidential Citizens Medal" at the White House.
Copeland To Receive 2nd Highest Civilian Honor From ObamaIn the last 30 years, Mary Jo Copeland has made quite a name for herself in the Twin Cities. You may not know who she is, but President Obama does.
Founder Of Mpls. Shelter Wins Presidential HonorThe founder of a Minneapolis charity that assists thousands of poor people each month is among the 13 recipients of the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal.