CROSS – Christians Reaching Out in Social Service

Year: 2020
Location: Rogers, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $10000
for an outdoor walk-in freezer to help manage the collection and distribution of donated food.

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)

Year: 2020
Location: St. Paul, MN
Type: COVID-19 Response Fund
Amount: $3000
for hotel vouchers to help serve single Veterans who are currently experiencing homeless and are in need of a hotel stay in the event they are coming from shelter on their way into transitional or permanent housing.

Ruth’s House of Hope, Inc.

Year: 2020
Location: Faribault, MN
Type: COVID-19 Response Fund
Amount: $1500
to purchase local hotel vouchers for any current resident fifty years of age and older, or those with compromised immune systems in case of a COVID-19 outbreak within the shelter.

Tubman

Year: 2020
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Type: Education
Amount: $3000
to help provide items and support to homeless students living in Tubman's emergency shelter and transitional housing programs to fully participate in school and improve academic success.

Damiano Center

Year: 2020
Location: Duluth, MN
Type: COVID-19 Response Fund
Amount: $3000
to purchase additional unplanned food and supplies for individuals, families, and youth facing food insecurity.

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans

Year: 2020
Location: St. Paul, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $3000
to help provide one-time or short-term direct financial assistance to Veterans experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

Ruth’s House of Hope, Inc.

Year: 2020
Location: Faribault, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $3474
to purchase 28 new twin-sized mattresses to help provide comfort and dignity to families in crisis.

Union Gospel Mission, Duluth

Year: 2020
Location: Duluth, MN
Type: COVID-19 Response Fund
Amount: $3000
to purchase products needed to continue to provide Òto-goÓ meals and add more meals to current curbside/to-go meal program in response to the coronavirus.

360 Communities

Year: 2020
Location: Burnsville, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $4477
for a new refrigerator to provide more fresh produce, proteins, and other healthy foods to individuals and families facing food insecurity in Dakota County.

Emergency Community Help Organization (ECHO)

Year: 2020
Location: Mankato, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $7500
for a new three door commercial freezer to be able to display more frozen food at once and to be able to provide more food to families in need.

Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless

Year: 2020
Location: St. Paul, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $5000
to support MCH's Statewide Annual Conference on Homelessness by providing scholarships & travel support for individuals experiencing housing instability.

Safe Avenues

Year: 2020
Location: Willmar, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $4000
to purchase a new commercial refrigerator and freezer to help provide storage for client food and beverages.

Valley Outreach

Year: 2020
Location: Stillwater, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $5500
for an expanded cooler on-site to help provide more nutritious, fresh food options to those in need.

A Place for You

Year: 2020
Location: Pine City, MN
Type: COVID-19 Response Fund
Amount: $1200
to provide hotel vouchers for those unable to be welcomed into the shelter.

Ethel Gordon Community Care Center and Shelter

Year: 2020
Location: St. Paul, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $2800
for a new refrigerator, twin size beds and frames, and bed rails to be able to serve additional individuals fleeing from domestic violence and to provide a dignified living space.

Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center (MIWRC)

Year: 2020
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Type: COVID-19 Response Fund
Amount: $2000
to provide emergency access to gift cards for food and two to three night hotel stays across Street Outreach and Drop-In Center programs.

Small Sums – At Home Group

Year: 2020
Location: St. Paul, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $7000
for monthly bus passes to help individuals experiencing homelessness get to and from work.

Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN)

Year: 2020
Location: Mound, MN
Type: COVID-19 Response Fund
Amount: $3000
to support their Mobile Market and Kids Food Program serving youth, families, individuals, and seniors facing food insecurity.

Advocates Against Domestic Abuse dba HOPE (Healing Opportunity Provided Equally)

Year: 2020
Location: Aitkin, MN
Type: Hunger and Homeless
Amount: $7490
for seven new beds and a shower unit to increase their capacity and expand their services to more individuals fleeing from domestic violence in Aitkin county.

Family Promise of Kandiyohi County

Year: 2020
Location: Willmar, MN
Type: COVID-19 Response Fund
Amount: $3000
to host overnight guests at the current day center and still provide for their needs until the churches can host in the future.