New or increased gifts (10% or more) will be matched dollar for dollar up to $40,000. We are grateful to our partner, the Frey Foundation, for providing this fundraising challenge.
35th Annual Minnesota Homeless Memorial March & Service
Thursday, December 19, 2019
- Due to a maintenance issue in the sanctuary at Simpson UMC, we have made the difficult decision to move the Memorial Service to Plymouth Congregational Church | 1900 Nicollet Avenue S , Minneapolis
The timeline for evening will also change as follows:
- 5:00 pm | March & Silent Vigil | Hennepin County Government Center
- 6:00 pm | Service of Remembrance | Plymouth Congregational Church
- 7:00 pm | Community Meal | Lower level of Plymouth Congregational Church
Shuttle service to the March will not be provided in the Kmart parking lot.
Communications on bus transportation will be announced in early December.
A devoted single father with a never-give-up attitude, Jeremiah has persevered through a journey of homelessness and survival as a victim of domestic violence and addiction. After experiencing homelessness for five months and living at a local shelter for an additional two months, Jeremiah and his family secured transitional housing at Simpson’s Passage Community.
On November 18, The Lowbrow will donate 10% of each patron’s bill to Simpson.
We are grateful to be a recipient of The Lowbrow’s Dine Out Give Back program. Click here for more information.
Starting November 1, you may preschedule your gift for Give to the Max Day.
By making a contribution, you will support the important work of Simpson and help end homelessness in our community.
An esteemed group of Simpson staff members — Mary Gallini, Single Adult Housing Programs Manager, Wendy Wiegmann, Director of Programs, Robert Hofmann, Shelter Manager, and Marian Wright, Shelter Operations Manager — share the honor of having received the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless’ Congressman Bruce Vento Distinguished Service Award, recognizing extraordinary individuals who have gone above and beyond to provide housing and support to people in need.
Join us for a one-hour interactive tour of Simpson’s emergency shelter and programs. Learn more about the population we serve, our approach, and the contributing factors to homelessness. Each tour will cover any special topics of interest and the opportunity to ask questions.
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