parking lot closure

Due to kitchen renovations, from May 11 through May 15 we will be serving all meals outside on the parking lot. Depending on the project timeline, this may extend to May 22.

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wish lists

You can make a difference for the families at People Serving People by donating much needed items for children and families staying with us.

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chefs for change

Next dinners:

– June 22, 2015 hosted by The SIX15 Room

– September 21, 2015 hosted by Cosmos at Loews Minneapolis

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natasha's story

Natasha and her 4 girls were guests at People Serving People. Learn more about her story and how People Serving People helps families like hers.

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People Serving People – serving homeless children and their families and providing new opportunities for healthy, stable family life.

People Serving People is the largest and most comprehensive, family-focused homeless shelter in Minnesota. Our vision is to permanently end a family’s homelessness with one visit to our shelter.

People Serving People achieves its mission and goals by providing emergency housing and community services, which assist families experiencing homelessness to become self-sufficient and reconnected with the community. In a safe, secure, and sober environment, we provide services which cultivate independence and accountability.

What distinguishes us from other emergency shelters is the broad range of on-site programs and services designed to address common barriers faced by families experiencing homelessness. We help families find ways to overcome these barriers to self-sufficiency through advocacy, employment, education, and parenting programs.

People Serving People is the largest and most comprehensive family homeless shelter in Minnesota. 60% of our guests are children averaging 6 years of age.