CHUM is in need of volunteers at their food shelf to help pack the food boxes they distribute weekly to community members in need.
In normal times, Life House's downtown building is the center of its services. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, those services have taken to the streets.
Giving Tuesday Now is a new global day of giving and unity as a response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
The Parrott family children have exceeded their goal of $5,000 to raise money to provide food for workers on the front lines.
WDIO is partnering with Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank to highlight food banks and personnel working on the front lines of the COVID-19 global pandemic to feed people who need it.
Hundreds of people lined up for a free farmers market at Bent Paddle Brewery where hundreds of pounds of food were given away.
CHUM will still make sure people get food during this outbreak, but they are altering their delivery methods to limit large groups.
The need to help others remains high, but donations are low this time of year.
Older adults have plenty to offer the workforce, but sometimes need help navigating a new path. The Senior Community Service Employment Program in Duluth is helping dozens each year find meaningful work.
Life 97.3 radio station and St. Luke’s are giving back to families in need across the Twin Ports with the Northland’s Largest Baby Shower effort. Diapers, baby wipes, baby clothing can be dropped off at a number of locations throughout the month.
The career pathways training programs in Duluth are helping people identify new careers they can start. There's a new CNA class starting in February, and the city is recruiting students.
Some families live paycheck to paycheck and struggle to get themselves in a better place financially. Community Action Duluth has been helping people for years with that by offering valuable resources and tools to get them there.
CHUM is looking for drivers to help bring in the food from around the Twin Ports that they stock their food shelf with. Opportunities include weekly or monthly pick-ups, with some flexibility.
As temps plummet again this week, CHUM is happy to announce they have a new warming center. The Lincoln Park Warming Center will be open on Thursday night.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, there were 75 cold related deaths last winter. Warming centers in the Twin Ports like the Ruth House in Superior are making a difference to those in need of shelter.
Duluth high schools are focusing on addressing mental health with a new program called Sources of Strength. It creates a positive environment for students to support one another.
One of Duluth's Rotary Clubs prepared a Harvest Feast for the youth at Life House Tuesday afternoon. Many of the kids and teens won't have a traditional Thanksgiving meal this week.
The Steve O'Neil Apartments were built on a mission to break the cycle of family homelessness. As they approach the 5th anniversary of operation, CHUM delivered a report with the stories and numbers to support their claim to success.
CHUM and Ruth House are working on offering more warming center options to the homeless in our community. As a result, CHUM's drop in center will be operating 24/7 moving forward. Ruth House needs volunteers to help operate a warming center they want to open in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Second Harvest is going to be conducting a survey to hear from those in Cloquet experiencing hunger about what they want to see done about it.