Tag: Homelessness

Affordable housing efforts continue, COVID-19 places spotlight on need

Affordable housing efforts continue, COVID-19 places spotlight on need

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Affordable housing efforts continue

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Sister who works with Philadelphia homeless attends State of the Union

Sister who works with Philadelphia homeless attends State of the Union

| Carol Zimmermann | February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mercy Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder and executive director of Project HOME, an organization that helps the homeless in Philadelphia, was one of the many guests who attended the Feb. 4 State of the Union, which she hoped would draw attention to homelessness and inspire federal aid to alleviate it.

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Child’s wish to feed homeless leads to robust outreach, national award

Child’s wish to feed homeless leads to robust outreach, national award

| Brenda N. Riojas | November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

It started with a child’s concern for a homeless man she saw outside a grocery store.

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Homelessness in Minnesota

Homelessness in Minnesota

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Multi-faceted look this year at homelessness in Minnesota and the ways agencies, governments and people work to prevent and eliminate homelessness.

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Parishes help build houses, provide for needs of the homeless

Parishes help build houses, provide for needs of the homeless

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Faced with a growing number of people who are homeless in Minnesota, state and local governments are amping up efforts this year to build affordable housing.

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Study reveals record number of homeless in Minnesota

Study reveals record number of homeless in Minnesota

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The number of people without a home in Minnesota hit a record high last year: 10,233.

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Catholic Charities expects healthy housing to ease chronic homelessness

Catholic Charities expects healthy housing to ease chronic homelessness

| Dennis Sadowski | February 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic Charities USA is partnering with five diocesan Catholic Charities agencies, local hospitals, housing developers and funders in a plan aiming to reduce chronic homelessness 20 percent by 2024.

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Catholic Charities’ Higher Ground: Multi-service approach to homelessness

Catholic Charities’ Higher Ground: Multi-service approach to homelessness

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two large encampments of homeless people, one in St. Paul, another in Minneapolis, drew unprecedented attention this fall and winter to the plight of people unable to afford a home, including the working poor, unemployed, mentally ill and intellectually disabled.

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God has a plan — even for the homeless

God has a plan — even for the homeless

| Father J. Michael Byron | August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

I will never forget the first time I visited Toronto on a summer vacation. It has all the sights, beauty and points of interest that you can imagine, but what struck me most was a sight that I observed repeatedly on normal city streets.

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Housing gap to remain a key poverty factor past 2020

Housing gap to remain a key poverty factor past 2020

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hope LaDuke stood in the wind near a concrete sound barrier along Hiawatha Avenue in south Minneapolis Aug. 1. All of her belongings were stacked under a plastic tarp that measured roughly 5 feet square, and she pulled out a blanket that she would sleep under that night.

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Former computer professional finds joy serving Vancouver’s homeless

Former computer professional finds joy serving Vancouver’s homeless

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mildred Moy at one time was apprehensive about speaking to homeless people on the street.

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Catholic Charities urging Legislature to ‘do its part’ in funding new Dorothy Day Place

Catholic Charities urging Legislature to ‘do its part’ in funding new Dorothy Day Place

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis has hit its private fundraising goal for the new Dorothy Day Place in downtown St. Paul, but it needs the State Legislature to allocate public funding to complete the $100 million project.

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