Sauve to lead youth, housing and family services at LSS Kathy Sauve has been named director of Youth, Housing and Family Resources in Brainerd for St.
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota has received a $185,000 grant from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency to launch Housing Options for Everyone, a new two-year program.
An American Cross blood drive has been scheduled for 12:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. March 29 at Pine River Elementary School in Pine River.
MINNEAPOLIS - Backed by studies showing the number of homeless people on the rise in Minnesota, advocates for the homeless are asking the Legislature to spend about $21 million on low-cost apartments in St. Cloud and Minneapolis.
LITTLE FALLS - In this land of expensive lake homes, luxurious resorts and premier golf courses, homelessness in central Minnesota doesn't seem to be a problem.
The First Congregational United Church of Christ, Brainerd, will present Elizabeth Kuoppala of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless and Patrice O'Leary and Kathy Carlson of Lutheran Social Services Hope Housing, a program to end homelessness in the state, during Sunday's forum.
LITTLE FALLS - Several months ago, a 30-year-old Little Falls mother prepared a package of Hamburger Helper for her three children the best she could.
More than 300 people filled Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College on April 11 for a forum on homelessness in Minnesota.
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