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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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ConneQTions between Hosts and Youth

August 24, 2022

Youth determination is at the center of our process when matching youth with hosts. In ConneQT, youth get to read the applications of hosts (in each application hosts write an open letter describing who they are and why they want to host) and the youth get to decide who they’d…

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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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Announcing Avenues’ New Executive Director

December 1, 2017

Announcing Avenues’ New Executive Director 

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Avenues for Homeless Youth seeks home hosts throughout metro area

August 11, 2017

Avenues for Homeless Youth seeks home hosts throughout metro area Published August 1, 2017 at 7:41 am Suburban Host Home Program matches homeless youth with homes to provide temporary stable environment By LACI GAGLIANO laci.gagliano@ecm-inc.com On any given night in Minnesota, more than 6,000 youth ages 16-24 experience homelessness. That…

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Avenues Plans for Leadership Transition

June 2, 2017

Executive Director Deborah Loon to Step Down After 9 Years  Deborah Loon, who has led Avenues for Homeless Youth as its executive director for over nine years, has announced her decision to step down this fall to pursue other personal and professional objectives. The transition to a new executive director…

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Creative Community Responses to Youth Homelessness

September 22, 2016

Youth homelessness in the United States is an under-reported crisis. The statistics are truly startling. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as many as 1.6 million children are presently homeless. In Minnesota where I am a youth worker there are over 4,000 youth 16-21 experiencing homelessness…

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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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