Black History Month

February 25, 2024

February is Black History Month and we’re celebrating Black individuals from the past and present day who have changed the course of history and strengthened our communities. Black History is relevant every day, but we celebrate in February to honor ancestor Frederick Douglass, who was born enslaved and did not know his…

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L’Oréal Volunteers at Minneapolis Avenues

June 27, 2023

The L’Oréal USA team came out in full force to help sort and organize the many supplies youth need and deserve. After a full day of work, the storage closets were looking fresh, towels were folded and color coded, toiletries were lined up according to type, making them quick and…

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Target is Terrific!

June 12, 2023

Our friends at Target put together move in kits for youth in Avenues’ Young Families program. Youth will receive new linens, diapers, laundry supplies, and much more thanks to Target’s generous contribution!  Approximately 35% of youth experiencing homelessness have children of their own and there is a lack of shelter…

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Thank You to the Twin Cities Gay Pool League

March 28, 2023

The Twin Cities Gay Pool League celebrate their end of season tournament at the Bolt Eagle Bar in Minneapolis. To support their community and particularly LGBTQ+ youth that are experiencing homelessness, this fun and competitive league raise $3,000 through the sale of raffle tickets, donations, and other activities to support…

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Topline Gives Top Comfort

March 20, 2023

The Topline Financial Credit Union community always shows up for a drive with generosity. The Topline community collected lots of warm and cozy bedding items for youth staying in the temporary living program. These pillows, sheets, quilts and throws are the perfect compliment to the duvets provided by the Avenues…

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February was Full of Love

February 28, 2023

“Things were very, very, very bad.” That was the beginning of what turned out to be the best conversation I’ve had this week. A young person in one of our programs was telling me about his journey. He went on to say that he found Avenues and our staff helped him get a…

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Feeling the Love at Avenues for Youth!

February 14, 2023

Valentine’s Day love is in the air at Avenues for Youth, thanks to an incredible community of supporters. Several organizations came together to celebrate this special day and they not only gave generously, but gave with their hearts. For the youth staying in our Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park shelters the…

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2021 990 Form

November 18, 2022
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Give to the Max Day

October 31, 2022

The holiday season can be a tough time for the young people staying Avenues. It is a season defined by being in a cozy home with family, sharing meals and giving gifts and affection. While we cannot replace or recreate this dynamic exactly for every young resident, but with your…

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Cleaning and Coming out Closets with Synchrony Financial

October 23, 2022

To recognize and celebrate National Coming Out Day, the dedicated team at Synchrony Financial came over to Minneapolis Avenues to not only talk about the importance of coming out of the closet, but also literally helped clean one out. For three hours the Synchrony team helped clean out, inventory, re-categorize…

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