Tag: Society of St. Vincent de Paul

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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Thrift store planned in St. Paul to benefit those in need

Thrift store planned in St. Paul to benefit those in need

| Kristi Anderson for The Catholic Spirit | December 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Shawreh Htayliphu, a native of Myanmar — formerly known as Burma — was forced out of his war-torn home in 1995 because government troops had burned down the village where he lived.

He fled to Thailand and lived in a refugee camp until 2009, when he was able to resettle in the United States.

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