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New Challenge as Covid assistance comes to an end: Need to secure $120,000 by end of summer

The cost of providing a million pounds of food is $120,000. In order to meet the growing need, Source needed to undergo significant facility upgrades that included kitchen upgrades, a walk-in cooler, storage, food-safe floor, and food safe shelving. Most of the food that has been distributed was donated through individuals, churches, or government Covid

26 Aug 2021
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Lake Street ’22: Rebuilding and Restoring Mpls 2021-2022

2021 and 2022 will be significant years for the rebuilding and restoring of Mpls for decades to come. The chaos of 2020 has led to increased crime and violence that remains at record levels, although much has gone significantly under-reported. Physical, political, and spiritual warfare continue. Whatever foundations are laid now and in the next

26 Aug 2021
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Summer Teen Interns

Many parents in the city are concerned that the violence and crime will impact their teens. This summer, Source provided paid teen internships that included: training in entry level job skills, construction and management skills, assisting with community recovery, working alongside staff and volunteers, interacting with Latino Leaders, and witnessing spiritual conversations and prayer. A

25 Aug 2021
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Mpls Mayor Frey Returns

On June 26, Mayor Jacob Frey returned to volunteer at our Lake Street Food Giveaway. He helped bag up produce, encouraged our teen interns, gave a rallying speech to our volunteers, and even received prayer. Mayor Frey shared that “the same places that were hardest hit by Covid-19 were also hardest hit by the unrest

25 Aug 2021
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Homeless Street Outreach Update

As the summer came, so did the presence of more homeless encampments in Minneapolis. Victims of trafficking, mental illness, addiction, sexual abuse, unemployment, and homeless youth are all a part of those we come in contact with weekly. While distributing meals and offering prayer, we offer hope and practical ways for individuals to take their

25 Aug 2021
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Latino Outreach Begins

In the East Lake Street Corridor, where the worst of the 2020 riots took place, the Latino community has grown from 5% to 30% in the last 25 years. As a result, over 70% of our food shelf recipients are Latino. After years of prayer and preparation, Source has begun partnerships with La Viña Churches

25 Aug 2021
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Anti-Trafficking Update

One sign of Covid recovery in 2021 has been a return to some of our normal modes of outreach. Women’s Drop-In Center hours, law enforcement referrals, and new women in residential programs have returned. As vaccination rates increase and Covid restrictions decrease, the Source Community Center, the Fallout, is seeing victims and at-risk women come

12 Aug 2021
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Remembering Dave Heinrich

Dave passed away June 24th, 2021. Dave and Donna both loved people with every fiber in their being. They have experienced so much of God’s love, presence, and power, and they just wanted everyone to experience it. Dr. Dave Heinrich and his wife, Donna, founded Source MN in 1987. In 1995, Dave invited Peter to

12 Aug 2021
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Lake Street Food Giveaway – April 2021

  We had our first Lake Street Food Giveaway of the year on April 17th. We were blessed with an absolutely beautiful day in Minneapolis as we gave out over 20 tons of free groceries to over 275 families. We had an incredible team of volunteers preparing the groceries, setting up and tearing down tents

19 Apr 2021
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“No One Has Ever Prayed With Me Before”

MPLS MANNA – A MILLION LBS OF FOOD In 2021, we plan to give away 500-600 tons of food annually, which is over a million lbs. of food, equaling over $1.66 million in food relief (USDA values groceries at $1.66/lb). Over the winter, we continued to support families in need. We currently see over 600

09 Apr 2021
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