How To Help The Unsheltered And Homeless During The Bitter BlastYouthLink MN is a place of refuge for anyone ages 16 to 24 years old experiences homelessness or an unsafe home life in downtown Minneapolis.
Charities Say Need For Giving Higher Than Ever This Holiday SeasonThe Salvation Army says the requests for food boxes are up tenfold since the start of the pandemic and needs across the country are up 15%, and at the same time their revenue from kettle donations could be cut in half.
Minneapolis Hopes For More Peace, Less Quiet On Nicollet MallIt's been two months since the Minneapolis Downtown Council tried a new approach to making Nicollet Mall safer -- and they say they’re starting to see results.
Local Nonprofit Gets National Attention, Donation From Co-Host Of CBS' The TalkA local nonprofit is getting some much needed national attention thanks to a co-host on CBS' The Talk.
$17M Downtown Mpls. Apartment Building To House Homeless YouthA new five-story housing development in downtown Minneapolis aims to house thousands of homeless youth.
Community Leaders Camp Out For Youth HomelessnessDozens of community leaders are sleeping outside Sunday night to draw attention to youth homelessness.
Construction To Begin On 46-Unit Homeless Youth Housing In Downtown Mpls.Construction will begin next week for a $17 million five-story housing development for youth experiencing homelessness in downtown Minneapolis.
U.S. Bank Stadium Hosting Job Fair Ahead Of June OpeningU.S. Bank Stadium is looking to fill 3,000 jobs before the doors open in June. The organization is looking to fill those positions by seeking out communities of color, the homeless and highly-mobile people.
Youth Homelessness Highlighted In Twin Cities Film FestThe Twin Cities Film Fest is bringing social awareness to the community. Its "Changemaker Series" is highlighting the issue of youth homelessness. The festival partnered with YouthLink to help viewers walk a mile in the shoes of someone experiencing homelessness.
Twin Cities Leaders Sleep Outside For Youthlink's 'Night Of Hope'Dozens of business and community leaders slept outside in downtown Minneapolis Sunday evening. It's called the "Night of Hope," and the goal is to end youth homelessness.
CEOs To Sleep Outside To Help Homeless YouthOn any given night, homeless youth could fill more than half the hotel rooms in downtown Minneapolis. The numbers are on the rise and now a group of executives are working together to bring awareness to this issue and to raise money. Some 105 CEOs will take part in a Night of Hope to help benefit homeless youth.
Minneapolis' New Way Of Dealing With Downtown Panhandlers Panhandlers are hard to ignore in Minneapolis, but now the city is getting creative in dealing with them.
Gilded Spatula Food Truck BattleThe second annual food truck battle is coming back to Canterbury Park.
From Homeless To Working On Her Degree: Sydney's Story The number of homeless youth in Minnesota is on the rise. On any given night, homeless teens and young adults could fill half the hotel rooms in downtown Minneapolis.
City Leaders, Execs Sleep Outside To Highlight Youth HomelessnessWCCO is hosting a phone bank Monday to help homeless youth in our community. YouthLink provides services to homeless youth by helping them find counseling, medical care and other vital resources. They wrapped up a unique night of awareness Monday morning, where executives and city leaders from around the Twin Cities spent the night on the ground right in downtown Minneapolis.