A traditional Memorial Day BBQ

As they have done every Friday before Memorial Day for the last 17 years, judges of the Minnesota Court of Appeals, justices of the Minnesota Supreme Court , law clerks, and staff from the Minnesota Judicial Center served a BBQ lunch to residents of Dorothy Day Place. The event is made possible by financial and… (Read More)

Mile in My Shoes: “It’s a challenge, but that’s what I’m here for”

Through Mile in My Shoes (MIMS), people who have experienced homelessness run side by side with others in our community to build friendships and create change.  Five years ago, Mile in My Shoes launched its first running team in partnership with Catholic Charities Higher Ground Minneapolis —and last year, a team from Higher Ground Saint… (Read More)

2019 Legislative Session Recap

After nearly five months of committee meetings, hearings and tough negotiations, the 2019 Legislative Session finally adjourned in the early hours of May 27 after an all-night special session. While there is still work to be done, we have a lot to celebrate. First and foremost, we celebrate the work you did to make sure… (Read More)

Homeless Elders program helped Booker go home again

Until recently, Booker and his wife Linda had a place to call home, a duplex they shared with Linda’s adult son. When that duplex was sold by the owner and everyone was asked to leave so rent could be raised—they were left with few options. Booker, 65 has been with Linda, 64 since 1980. They’re… (Read More)

Northside, NAZ partner to help kids succeed

For LaShonda and her family, Catholic Charities’ Northside Child Development Center is home base—where they can all come together to start and end their busy days. “If anything happens with them, they know they can go to Northside. It’s our meeting spot for our family.” LaShonda and her family started coming to Northside a decade… (Read More)