Xcel Energy Teams Up With MACV To Provide New Homes For Homeless VeteransXcel Energy employees are dedicated to helping the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans in its mission to end veteran homelessness, by volunteering their time and talents.
MACV Was Reaching Goal Of Ending Veteran Homelessness ... Then COVID HitSprinkled amongst the unsheltered are veterans; 35 percent of homeless in Minnesota served in the military. WCCO's Reg Chapman has been sharing their stories all month long.
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.
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 Creates Outreach Team To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness During PandemicThe Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans continues to work to get veterans out of situations that could expose them -- but they have had to make changes in order to safely help those in need.
Homeless Veterans On The Road To Permanent Shelter With Help From MACVDale Rumble wanted to help the community and he did by providing security for people who used 38th and Chicago as a place of healing and unity, but that place of peace would turn violent at night.
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.
Governor Walz Kicks Off 4 Day Veterans TourOn Wednesday, Governor Walz kicked off a tour aimed at helping Minnesota veterans and their families.
MACV Identifies More Veterans In Need Amid Effort To End HomelessnessDuring the presentation of colors at MACV's annual Stand Down, counselors were busy adding new people s to the state's homeless veterans registry.
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.