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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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Foundation’s new impact investments yield financial,  social returns

Foundation’s new impact investments yield financial, social returns

| Susan Klemond | February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota enters the new field of impact investing this year, its leaders expect not only a financial return on two new investments, but also measurable evidence of these investments’ impact on people and the environment.

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Give to the Max Day is Nov. 12

Give to the Max Day is Nov. 12

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s coming up again Nov. 12, and it’s more important to the financial picture of some Catholic schools and nonprofit organizations than to others.

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Basilica partnership brings affordable housing to north side

Basilica partnership brings affordable housing to north side

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Where Broadway Avenue bends in north Minneapolis from its straight westerly direction to head northwest, a new apartment building — West Broadway Crescent — matches the curve in the street.

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Help CommonBond with challenge grant

Help CommonBond with challenge grant

| March 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

CommonBond Communities, a non-profit affordable housing cor­poration that is affiliated with the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Min­nea­polis, is in the midst of trying to raise $200,000 by March 31 to avoid losing funding as part of a challenge grant.

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Couple helps build community at CommonBond apartments

Couple helps build community at CommonBond apartments

| Susan Klemond | February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Every morning, Elizabeth Lang­lois, 77, prays for her neighbors as they come and go outside the second-floor Maplewood apartment she shares with her husband, retired deacon Tom Langlois, 80.

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