The partnership started several years ago when small groups of Minnesota Orchestra musicians played music for guests at Simpson’s shelter several times during the year.
Eight-year-old Holtan wanted to help people experiencing homelessness. He also wanted to start a holiday giving tradition that would last throughout the year. Recalling the fun and meaningful experience his family had while serving two meals at Simpson’s shelter, Holtan decided to help guests at Simpson through a volunteer project.
Expressing their creative flair, the group crafted handmade cards with ribbon, stickers, glitter glue, and personalized messages for family and friends. With kindness and humor,
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.
January in National Mentoring Month!
Watch the video about Danaeh and her mentor.
Click here to join us for an Introductory Session where you will learn about opportunities to volunteer with children and youth at Simpson.
Twelve-year-old Danaeh and her mentor, Therese Pautz, have been matched through Simpson’s mentoring program for more than two years. Read Danaeh’s inspiring poem, Fearless, and experience the positive and lasting impact that a mentoring relationship can have in the life of a young person experiencing homelessness. Click here to read Danaeh’s poem.
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.
To RSVP, click on the date that works for you below, or contact Matthew at email@example.com.