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)

2018 Award Honorees

Our work is fueled by this community. This year, we’re honored to introduce two incredible award honorees – who exemplify the commitment and generosity that bring our mission to life. Catholic Charities 2018 Life of Distinction Award We are proud to recognize Pat and Sandy Baldwin with our Life of Distinction Award! The Life of… (Read More)

“Food Justice” Documentary: Putting a Face to Hunger

Each year Catholic Charities provides more than one million meals to people in need across the Twin Cities. We believe that all people deserve access to healthful food—and we believe that it is our moral obligation to serve more quality, nutritious meals to our clients. This approach also helps build a healthier Minnesota:  when people… (Read More)