news & events

New Memorial Service Location – Plymouth Congregational Church

Posted on November 19th, 2019

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.

Please check our website and Facebook page for updates

Meet Jeremiah: A Devoted Dad

Posted on November 12th, 2019

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.

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Dine Out. Give Back.

Posted on November 11th, 2019

Dine Out at The Lowbrow on Monday, November 18 and Give Back to Simpson!

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.

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Give to the Max Day 2019

Posted on October 31st, 2019

Support Simpson on Give to the Max Day – November 14, 2019.

Starting November 1, you may preschedule your gift for Give to the Max Day.

Click here to make your gift today.

By making a contribution, you will support the important work of Simpson and help end homelessness in our community.

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Recognizing Award-Winning Staff Members

Posted on October 21st, 2019

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.

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Shelter Tours

Posted on October 7th, 2019

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. 

To RSVP, visit or contact Matthew at

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