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"This assistance will change my family’s life, as well as mine because it lets me start my job with the things I need and some confidence to do well, so I’m so thankful. Thank you very much." - Parnell J.

Client Spotlight: Ricky

Posted Sunday November 17, 2019 by Patricia Leal

Ricky has been without stable housing for 4 months. He has recently...

Ricky has been without stable housing for 4 months. He has recently been hired on as an Assistant Manager for a local kitchen and hopes to be able to save...

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Client Spotlight: Ricky

Client Spotlight: Paul

Posted Thursday November 14, 2019 by Patricia Leal

Paul has been staying at the @ugmtwincities shelter and has been without...

Paul has been staying at the @ugmtwincities shelter and has been without his own home for a very long time. He was able to land a job working in a...

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Client Spotlight: Paul

Client Spotlight: Deshawn

Posted Thursday November 14, 2019 by Patricia Leal

Deshawn has been in unstable housing for 8 months. His goal is...

Deshawn has been in unstable housing for 8 months. His goal is to find a place in the St. Paul area by December 1st. We were happy to assist Deshawn...

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Client Spotlight: Deshawn

Client Spotlight: Paris

Posted Thursday November 14, 2019 by Patricia Leal

When Paris walked into our office for his appointment he was humble...

When Paris walked into our office for his appointment he was humble and seemed discouraged. He didn’t seem to know what to expect and was quiet throughout the application process...

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Client Spotlight: Paris

Client Spotlight: Vanessa

Posted Thursday November 14, 2019 by Patricia Leal

Vanessa’s housing situation has been unstable on and off for the past...

Vanessa’s housing situation has been unstable on and off for the past 2 years. She hopes to be housed in the next 3 months now that she has a new...

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Client Spotlight: Vanessa

Client Spotlight: Velma

Posted Thursday November 14, 2019 by Patricia Leal

Velma has been without a home for 2 months and staying at...

Velma has been without a home for 2 months and staying at the at Catholic Charities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis shelter. Her goal is to get into her own home before...

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Client Spotlight: Velma

Client Spotlight: Kendrid

Posted Tuesday October 08, 2019 by Patricia Leal

Kendrid has been without stable housing for over a month. He is...

Kendrid has been without stable housing for over a month. He is a licensed machinist and has just landed a new job. He was excited about his new job but...

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Client Spotlight: Kendrid

Client Spotlight: Daniel

Posted Tuesday October 08, 2019 by Patricia Leal

Daniel has been staying at Catholic Charities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis shelter in...

Daniel has been staying at Catholic Charities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis shelter in Minneapolis for 5 months. His biggest barrier to working was transportation. He landed an entry level warehouse job...

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Client Spotlight: Daniel

Client Spotlight: Adam

Posted Wednesday September 25, 2019 by Patricia Leal

Adam has not had stable housing for over 8 months. He is...

Adam has not had stable housing for over 8 months. He is in the process of rebuilding his life and was excited when he got a job remodeling residential homes...

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Client Spotlight: Adam

Client Spotlight: Quintin

Posted Wednesday September 25, 2019 by Patricia Leal

Quintin has been without a home and sleeping in his car for...

Quintin has been without a home and sleeping in his car for about 3 months. He was recently offered a position with a construction company where he will have the...

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Client Spotlight: Quintin