Minneapolis, MN

People Serving People, an emergency shelter for a transformed community

Terry Davis


MINNEAPOLIS, MN — People Serving People is the largest and most comprehensive emergency shelter provided for homeless families in Minnesota and dedicated to prevent homelessness. The facilities consist of 99 emergency housing units and 10 two-bedroom supportive housing apartments.

In addition to that, the community also offers opportunities for children to learn and grow. Some programs that are provided include access to early childhood education, rental assistance for homeless and mobile students, investments in affordable housing, childhood trauma and other barriers faced by the homeless families.

Below are some events and campaigns that have been held by the community:

1. Dining for Change

This event hosted by Craft and Crew Hospitality is arranged to support People Serving People at their new restaurant, Dukes on 7. The restaurant will also donate 50% of food sales to People Serving People.

2. End of School Year Celebration

This event is held by People Serving People to raise support for educational services.

3. Annual Gala

In this event, donators are requested to support People Serving People by purchasing a gift card and donating it to the community annual gala fundraising auction.

4. Families Volunteering Together

This program give opportunities for children 5 years or older in age to volunteer at People Serving People accompanied by the parents. In this event, guest families could understand better about homelessness and how important it is for supporting families in need.

All of these programs are brought by People Serving People to reach the aims of healed families, transformed communities.

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