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Serving Homeless Families Bridges the Achievement Gap

People Serving People is the region’s largest and most comprehensive shelter for homeless children and their families. Our ultimate goal is to permanently end family homelessness with one visit to our shelter. This is a bold goal, no doubt. The number of homeless families in Minnesota is growing at an alarming rate. In fact, 11% […]


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Working Together to Serve Military Families

Earlier this week we honored our nation’s men and women in uniform, past and present, who have sacrificed so much to defend freedom. While Veterans Day is a chance to acknowledge personal sacrifice, often lost are the sacrifices made by children in military families. One of the biggest issues impacting children in military families today […]


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A Guide to Understanding and Supporting Kinship Care

Did you know 2.7 million children in the U.S. are raised by grandparents only in kinship care arrangements? What’s more, 7.8 million children live in households headed by grandparents and other relatives. Before diving into the implications behind kinship care, it’s important to first understand what it really means. Definition of Kinship Care: Formal vs. […]