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Meet Shannon, A Donor Who Knows the Importance of Speaking Your Truth

October 26, 2021

Over the last two months Avenues has gotten to know Shannon*, a donor to Avenues who is passionate about supporting youth experiencing homelessness. She’s a successful I.T. professional, and happily married with two kids, step children, and grandchildren. She’s proud of her tight-knit family, and was encouraged by her daughter…

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Tia’s Story

September 30, 2021

“It’s just like your own house if you were to stay here,” Tia* said about staying at Avenues. Tia moved into Avenues over the summer, and after only a month in the program she has advice for youth who may stay at Avenues in the future. “It’s going to feel…

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Peer-to-peer Fundraise for Avenues this Give to the Max Day

September 30, 2021

Give to the Max Day, November 18th, is just around the corner! Give to the Max Day is a state wide giving event in Minnesota and an important fundraiser for Avenues. This year we’ll be raising money for vital supports, like Avenues health and wellness team. Your support can help…

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Xcel Day of Service at Avenues

September 10, 2021

This month Xcel Energy volunteers spent time at our two shelter and transitional living programs, Minneapolis Avenues and Brooklyn Avenues. Volunteers spent an afternoon learning about youth homelessness and helping staff with yard work. They pulled weeds, mowed and raked, and prepped our community gardens for next year. Thanks to…

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Pediatric Doctor Joins Avenues’ Health and Wellness Team

May 5, 2021

Since mid-March, Avenues has been partnering with Hennepin Healthcare to deepen Avenues’ health and wellness care for youth. Through the partnership, Dr. Rhamy Magid, a pediatric doctor who also served on Avenues’ Board of Directors, is available to youth at Minneapolis and Brooklyn Avenues in addition to our on-site nurse,…

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March 2021 AveNEWS

April 1, 2021

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February 2021 AveNEWS

February 1, 2021

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December 2020 AveNEWS

January 13, 2021

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January 2021 AveNEWS

January 1, 2021

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November 2020 AveNEWS

November 25, 2020

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