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NE zero homeless vets

March 2019//News

Groups Declare End to Veteran Homelessness in NE Minnesota https://www.wdio.com/news/veteran-homelessness-northeast-coc-/5184822/ The Northeast Minnesota Continuum of Care(CoC), a local organization that works towards ending homelessness, announced Wednesday that they cleared their waiting list for housing homeless veterans in six counties and three Indian reservations. The counties that have ended veteran homeless are Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, […]

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Veterans Tribute Bell Contains Dozens Of Deeply Personal Military Items

March 2019//News

Veterans Tribute Bell Contains Dozens Of Deeply Personal Military Items MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Chief Petty Officer Alan Dix retired from the Navy, but he’s still dedicated to serving those who serve our country. As chair of the Minnesota Veterans Team Members Network for Wells Fargo, he helped make the idea of a tribute bell a reality. […]

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Our MACV Community Donated A Car And Prevented One Veteran From Homelessness.

March 2019//News

The MACV supporters and community are always ready to help Veterans. Last fall, Army Veteran Verne Parker reached out to MACV for help obtaining housing and stable employment. Verne was surviving on less than $150 per month, which made most housing options unaffordable. Her lack of housing created a cascade of challenges, including an inability […]

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Minnesota approaches goal of eradicating veteran homelessness through outreach programs

February 2019//News

From FoxNews.com Through innovative technology and boots-on-the-ground grit, the state of Minnesota is currently approaching its longstanding goal of ending veteran homelessness. State and federal agencies have teamed up for a unique, collaborative approach, which involved establishing the nation’s first statewide homeless registry, to combat pervasive homelessness among former U.S. service members in the state, where it […]

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Super One Foods in Duluth Donates $5,200 to End Homelessness!

February 2019//News

At Saturday night’s (Feb 16th), UMD Men’s Bulldogs Game, Super One Foods and vendor partners from Smithfield and Eckrich Farms gathered at Amsoil Arena to present a check to the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans for $5,200. The MACV, is a statewide nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to helping MN Veterans since 1990. Their […]

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MACV in the News! Star Tribune Feb 9, 2019

February 2019//News

http://www.startribune.com/with-relentless-push-minnesota-nears-goal-of-ending-veteran-homelessness/505617112/ A bitter, subzero wind lashed at their clothing as an aging couple and their small family of pets — three cats and a bulldog — emerged from a rusted Chevrolet Malibu packed to the ceiling with their belongings. The couple, Mark and Marjorie Kray, had spent most of the past three years sleeping in […]

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Minnesota Legionnaire – MACV continues to be a force for homeless veterans

February 2019//News

Legionnaire Feb 2019, Neal Loidolt, MACV, www.mac-v.org Last year, MACV touched the lives of 5,000 veterans in Minnesota. The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, founded some 28 years ago, continues to be a major force in Minnesota on behalf of veterans and, in particular, homeless veterans. “A lot of our clients simply just didn’t get […]

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One simple VOTE gives $50,000 our MN Veterans!

October 2018//News

Earlier this summer, Cub identified 50 Minnesota non-profit organizations which would each receive a $5,000 grant. Now they have decide to let others help choose which charity will receive a $50,000 donation from Cub! Everyone can vote once a day through Sunday Oct 7th.   Please encourage everyone you know to go vote and share the link […]

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