Instead of putting up the big tree in the plaza, Minnesota Power is donating $10,000 worth of needed supplies to local nonprofits. Youth at Life House will receive gift bags with winter gear like mittens, socks and hand warmers.
Life House, a nonprofit that serves homeless and at risk youth, has a charity registry at Target for their winter and hygiene needs.
Life House and the Duluth Community School Collaborative are working together during the pandemic to make sure at-risk youth still have the support they need.
A Duluth 10-year-old who saw a couple homeless people on the side of the road was motivated to act. Davion baked cookies and raised almost $1,000 to buy supplies for Life House and other organizations.
Instead of their annual fundraising luncheon, Community Action Duluth is generating buzz and funds through their first ever Dream Big event, which is virtual.
CHUM has efforts in place to keep the homeless safe from the frigid cold ahead. Warming centers will be opening next week at CHUM and City Center West.
The CHUM food shelf has always helped families in need with food but during COVID-19 they have stepped up even more with the community need to feed more and more families.
The Steve O' Neil apartments are a safe home to families who have experienced homelessness. It's a place families go to get a second chance in life. A bright example of that is Shaminita Tims, who has turned her life around since moving there.
Homelessness comes with countless challenge, especially in the middle of a health pandemic. CHUM has adapted to the times, with help from the community so that homeless people can have a safe place to go.
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank's BackPack Program is adjusting to still meet the needs of hungry children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is making it easier for seniors to access good, healthy food through their Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors or NAPS program.
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is helping families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic through their Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) distributions.
A group of volunteers at Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank are stepping in to address a shortage of volunteers brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Getting your driver's license can mean a whole new world of opportunity, and that's why Community Action Duluth has a program that helps people in their quest to hit the road.
Hundreds of Duluth kids will be better prepared for school thanks to a community effort.
Community Action Duluth has launched a new program to help connect people without computer access with laptops and WIFI.
There's a new program through Community Action Duluth aimed at helping people live their most healthy lives. It's called the Community Health Worker, and five women are going through the training.
Instead of gathering for an all day event - there are several opportunities for teams to participate in rounds of sporting clays throughout the month of August! Teams will be able to schedule a time on Tuesday-Thursday afternoons and evenings in August.
On Wednesday, Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank hosted a free food distribution event in Finland. Volunteers distributed over 320 boxes of food for 80 households at the Clair Nelson Community Center.
CHUM announces that beginning July 13, they are reopening their West Food Shelf location at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.