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Building on Dreams 2016

February 22, 2016

What: Building on Dreams 2016 When:  Tuesday, May 3 7:30 AM – 9 AM Where:  Walker Art Center | Skyline Room 1750 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403 You are cordially invited to Building on Dreams – Avenues’ spring breakfast. The purpose of the event is to create awareness about the…

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The 2nd Annual Red Affair for Avenues for Homeless Youth

January 29, 2016

Join Jungle Red Salon Spa Gallery in helping to battle youth homelessness at their annual fundraiser to benefit Avenues! Your Ticket Includes: – Open bar by the Fine Line – Hors d’oeuvres by Fogo de Chao – Chocolate fondue fountain by Melting Pot – Live & Silent Auction – Raffle & Gift Card…

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Fundraising Events in January

January 4, 2016

NO HOUSE TO CALL MY HOME | A Reading & Community Discussion JANUARY 30, 2016 3-4:30pm Shir Tikvah | 1360 W Minnehaha Pkwy, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419 Tickets: nohousetocallmyhome.eventbrite.com Reading by Ryan Berg from his new book, No House to Call My Home (Nation Books) with Comments by Senator Scott Dibble…

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The Seattle Times | Host homes provide a sense of belonging for homeless youths

December 28, 2015

By Seattle Times editorial board Sarah Fink was from a small Western Minnesota mining town, but at age 17, she found herself alone and desperately poor in Minneapolis. She’d been kicked out of home twice, once by her stepfather, once by her mother, who struggled with mental illness. On the…

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Star Tribune | Some nonprofits, hurt by the recession, are now expanding

December 21, 2015

By Neal St. Anthony and Patrick Kennedy Banyan Community, after a three-year fundraising campaign, is building a $6 million center that will allow it to serve at least 100 more low-income children in the Phillips neighborhood Avenues for Homeless Youth has gone from bleeding money in 2007 to expanding into…

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December 17, 2015

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Incredibowl 2016

December 16, 2015

Join Avenues for a Sunday afternoon of pins, prizes and pizza at The Park Tavern Bowling & Entertainment Center. Your $40 admission fee covers two games of bowling, shoes, pizza buffet and beverages – $30 goes directly to support Avenues for Homeless Youth! We’ll also raffle off some great prizes…

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New book illuminates LGBT youth homelessness

December 9, 2015

After working in New York City shelters, a Minneapolis writer examines LGBT youth homelessness.

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New app looks to connect teens and social service providers

August 26, 2015

By Neal St. Anthony | Star Tribune | July 15, 2015 A business-nonprofit collaboration has resulted in a new Web application that is helping Twin Cities homeless boys and girls find shelter, a bed and needed services from a dozen agencies that support young people. It also helps families connect…

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