Arc Greater Twin Cities
Brooklyn Center, New Hope, Richfield & St. Paul locations (952) 920-0855
Arc’s mission is to secure for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families the opportunity to realize their goals of where and how they live, learn, work and play. Arc’s Value Village thrift stores play a vital funding role for Arc to assist people with disabilities.
Projects: Unpacking donations, hanging and tagging clothes, putting price stickers on books, dishes and other hard goods, testing small appliances to make sure they work, and more.
Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery
4544 4th Ave. S, Minneapolis 55419
Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery works in partnership with parents in crisis and the community to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect.
Projects: preparing the mid-morning snack for the children at the nursery and sitting with the children during snack time.
Mano a Mano
925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104 (651) 457-3141
Mano a Mano’s mission is to create partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities that improve health and increase economic well-being. Projects: sorting medical supplies for donation to Bolivian communities.
Second Harvest Heartland
6325 Sandburg Rd #1700, Golden Valley, MN 55427
Second Harvest Heartland works to reinvent hunger relief through leadership and innovation. As the Upper Midwest’s largest hunger relief organization, their goal is not only to help hungry neighbors today, but to provide the means for everyone to be fed tomorrow.
Projects: sort donations as well as prepare packages of food for distribution to area food shelves.
People Serving People
614 S 3rd St Minneapolis, MN 55415 (612) 332-4500
People Serving People ensures a safe, sober, respectful environment for homeless families and individuals. People Serving People is dedicated to providing on-site access to community services that will help residents stabilize their lives and re-connect with the community.
Projects: cleaning, painting, organizing and/or assisting with food preparation or child care.
1100 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN, 55407 612-276-1579
Paint-a-Thon is a program of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches that helps homeowners remain living independently in their own homes and improves neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area. Since 1984, Metro Paint-A-Thon volunteers have painted more than 6,000 homes. Each year, on the first weekend in August, Metro Paint-A-Thon rallies volunteer teams from corporations, congregations, and civic groups to paint the homes of seniors and people with disabilities.
Projects: Painting a home and/or garage of a senior or person in need.