Small Sums in the News

All media inquiries should be directed to Terre Thomas, Executive Director.

Direct Phone: 612-590-2954
Main Phone: 651-242-9441


Small Sums (Mail only)
PO Box 40561
St. Paul, MN 55104

Small Sums Street Address:
1222 University Ave. W
St. Paul, MN 55104 (see Contact Us page for building and parking directions – they are tricky!)

2016 News Stories

 St. Paul Nonprofit Thanks Donors Who Helped After Christmas Burglary – By: Tyler Berg, featured on KSTP Eyewitness News – April 9, 2016

Small Sums Says Thanks For Flood Of Donations Following Burglary – By: Maja Beckstrom, featured on Pioneer – April 5, 2016

2015 News Stories 

Donors Help St. Paul Charity After Burglary By Jay Olstad, featured on Kare 11 – December 31, 2015

Nearly $4,000 of Supplies Stolen From Homelessness Nonprofit on Christmas – By Reg Chapman, featured on WCCO CBS Minnesota – December 30, 2015

Xmas Burglars Ransack St. Paul Group That Helps Homeless Get Back to Work By: William Wilcoxen, featured on Bring Me the News – December 30, 2015

Real-life Grinch Robbed St. Paul Homeless Aid Group on Christmas – By: Mike Mullen, featured on City – December 29, 2015

Kindness in a Bag: Small Sums and Dignity Center Create Care Packets for the Homeless – By: Jill Bachelder, featured on The Journal – June 1, 2015

2014 News Stories

Executive Director, Terre Thomas

Ending Homelessness, One Pair of Shoes at a TimeBy: Bob Collins,  featured on Minnesota Public  Radio’s Newscut Blog – May 28, 2014 

Homeless Nonprofit Raising Money to Meet Increased Demand – By: Michelle Bruch, featured on – May 20, 2014

Small Sums Seeks Funds to Help Homeless Buy Clothes and Tools By: Joe Kimball, featured on – May 19, 2014

Small Sums Comcast Newsmaker Interview – Interview with Executive Director, Terre Thomas Blog – May 11, 2014 

In the video below, Small Sums Executive Director Terre Thomas is interviewed by Comcast news anchor Kevyn Burger about providing help to homeless workers so they can take a job.


Older Stories

Small Sums Add Up Interview with Terre Thomas and Yvette Howie of KFAI’s Morning Blend – October 15, 2013

Small Sums Solves Bigger ProblemsBy: Aaron Straka,  featured in The Minneapolis Journal – November 19, 2012 // UPDATED 5:48 pm – December 27, 2012 

St. Paul Nonprofit has Big Impact on New HomelessBy: Frederick Melo,  featured in The Pioneer Press – November 3, 2012