Partners for Affordable Housing: Shelters and services

For over 35 years, Partners for Housing (PFH) has been addressing the needs of individuals in the region who have found themselves in housing crises. The mission “to guide individuals [...]

2022-05-20T09:57:53-05:00November 18, 2021|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , , |

Partners for Housing receives $8,500 grant

MANKATO — A Minneapolis-based nonprofit that helps the state’s homeless and food-insecure population has provided funds for an area shelter’s new heating and cooling system. Partners for Housing is the [...]

Organizers aim to fill bus with donations to help Partners for Housing

MANKATO — The “Do Good Bus” will be making rounds Wednesday to collect toys, games, gift cards and household cleaning products for distribution to families and individuals experiencing homelessness or [...]

2022-05-20T09:58:30-05:00November 18, 2021|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Volunteering: a great alternative to partying

During this time of social distancing, online classes and working, it seems the easy thing for students to do would be to shut their doors and isolate. This isolation can [...]

Spear: Homeless project part of public service

Public service remains a hallmark of Free Press journalism, and we see it as an even more important mission now as communities grapple with social and economic upheaval in the [...]

2022-05-20T10:16:47-05:00November 18, 2021|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , , |

Mankato non-profits awarded Women’s Foundation grants

MANKATO — Two Mankato non-profits are among 35 recipients of recent Women’s Foundation of Minnesota COVID-19 Women and Girls Response Fund general-operating grants. • Partners for Affordable Housing was awarded [...]

2021-11-18T21:11:12-06:00November 18, 2021|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Safety for domestic violence victims more challenging under stayat-home order

MANKATO — Minnesota’s stay-at-home order poses a unique set of challenges for victims of domestic abuse and their advocates. When Gov. Tim Walz’s stay-at-home order went into effect March 28, [...]

2021-11-18T21:02:33-06:00November 18, 2021|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , |

St. Clair third grader collects pillows for homeless families

MANKATO — Shortly after Sydney Stover turned 9 years old last month, a package for her arrived in the mail. The St. Clair third grader thought it might be a [...]

2021-11-18T20:59:38-06:00November 18, 2021|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to help: Volunteer opportunities and donation requests

MANKATO — Below is an ongoing list of requests for emergency volunteers and donations of needed items to help with area efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. • Greater Mankato Area [...]

2021-11-18T20:34:06-06:00November 18, 2021|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , , |
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