Michael's Story of HopeHe thought his life was over...but was is just the beginning!
Michael enjoys his home along with his two sons who live with him. He has accomplished a great deal, since he came to the Simpson shelter in 2011, and is proud of all the goals he has achieved.Read More >>
Meet Ashley and TaylorA young mother gets a new home and support from Simpson Housing
Ashley enjoys the peace and quiet in her new Bloomington apartment. With her one year old daughter Taylor toddling around the room, Ashley tells me she “felt really lucky and blessed to get called,” to join Simpson Housing Service’s Young Parent Program, a supportive housing program designed to serve young parents ages 18-24.Read More >>
Tim and his son find Home at SimpsonIt was a dream come true
Tim had struggled with homelessness for five years. After divorcing his wife and being forced to sell his home in Chicago, he was awarded full custody of his son. Trying to protect his son from the situation was especially painful. “I was trying to keep my adversity from him, but right as we moved here, it began to affect him, especially moving out of our last apartment. Then Tim got a call from Simpson Housing.Read More>>
Sam K. is in housingGetting to the heart of the matter
Sam had stayed the Simpson Men’s Shelter for a night here and there over the last few years, but received a 28-day bed in February of 2009. “When you don’t have to worry about where you’re going to sleep, eat, and shower each night, it allows you to focus on some other things."Read More >>
GeraldineGeraldine has become a morning person
This is easier to do now that she has her own bed to wake up in every morning. Being a morning person comes in handy during her shift tending the breakfast bar at a Comfort Inn in a Minneapolis suburb.Read More >>
Simpson volunteer TracyServing at the shelter
Tracy began volunteering with Simpson by serving dinner at the men’s shelter with his church, First Universalist. “I was so amazed by the kindness of the men towards each other. No one would go up for second helpings until they knew everyone had eaten,” he says.