“We’re going in and talking to parents, asking them important questions: What are your goals? How can I support you? What can we do together to support your child?
Students in Simpson’s Housing Services’ Family Housing Program will be prepared for school this fall because of backpack and school supply donations received through its annual Tools for School campaign.
Will McDonald, an incoming 11th grader at The Blake School in Minneapolis, is supporting this effort by organizing donations from Blake students and families for the second year in a row.
Residents in Simpson’s two single adult housing communities enjoyed a festive evening of activities at a National Night Out block party in early August. More than 60 Simpson residents and nearby neighbors joined in this community–building event at one of Simpson’s housing sites.
Guests enjoyed a dinner of delicious picnic favorites: hot dogs with all the works,
We were honored to recently have a special visit from Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan at Simpson’s shelter. Guests staying at the shelter had the opportunity to join in an intimate dialogue with the elected officials, who sought to hear about guests’ experiences with homelessness,
You can now donate to Simpson just by shopping for your fashions at Buffalo Exchange in Minneapolis. Instead of a plastic bag,
Rose, a former guest of Simpson Shelter, recently settled into her new home. A twenty-eight-year-old Native American woman — White Earth Ojibwe on her mom’s side and Lac du Flambeau Chippewa on her dad’s side — she has experienced generational homelessness. Most recently she experienced homelessness for more than two years,
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A team of twenty-one Bright Horizons volunteers, led by Bright Horizons employee and long-time Simpson volunteer Jill King,
9th Annual Art 4 Shelter
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
- Location: Machine Shop | 300 2nd St SE, Mpls
- Art Sale: Preview at 6:0o pm | Sale at 7:00
- Evening event is free and open to the public.
- Click here to purchase tickets to the First Look Luncheon.
Art 4 Shelter is a fun, high profile, and inspiring benefit art sale brings together hundreds of artists and collectors for a special evening of music, wine, conversation, and art buying!
Visit art4shelter.org for more information.
Simpson volunteer Gerry, a retired teacher and salesman, has been serving meals to guests at Simpson’s shelter with several faith communities for 20 years. With a chuckle, Gerry illustrates how long he has been at Simpson: “When I started volunteering with Simpson, the sinks in the kitchen were the only way to wash the dishes.