MN Department of Veterans Affairs

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Three new programs for MN Veterans and their families. 

If you or know Veterans as we have many other programs that could possibly benefit them.  For more information about our three COVID-19 Programs or the COVID-19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant (DLSG), please click on the links below:

COVID-19 programs overview (PDF)

COVID-19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant overview (PDF)


Holiday Resources

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Stable Homes Stable Schools

If you have lost income due to COVID and are not in subsidized housing or if you are behind in your rent or mortgage there are resources available, Hennepin County assistance may be available. To apply visit or call 612-302-3160 for assistance in filling out the form. You can apply multiple times and are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  

If you are not eligible for these funds.  For more information, contact a school social worker. If you need help getting connected with a school social worker, call the main office at 612-668-2500.



School Meal Box

School Meal Box Pick-Up Begins September 8 for Minneapolis Public Schools Students

 School meal boxes available to all families from any of the 29 school sites.  This offer is to all children 18 and under.  Locations & Times:  Monday-Friday, 11:00 am-3:00 pm Anderson, Anwatin, Bethune, Cityview, Emerson, Folwell, Green, Harvest, Henry, Heritage, Hmong Academy, Jenny Lind, Keewaydin, Lyndale, Nellie Stone, North, Northeast, Sanford, South, Waite Park, Webster, Wellstone, Windom  11:00 am-5:00 pm Edison, Barton, Lucy Laney, Roosevelt, Sullivan, Whittier



Health Commons at the Living Room

Offers Zumba in Redeemer’s backyard, located at 1800 Glenwood Ave N, Book Club Discussions, and Health Q & A's online or in-person -- all with social distance and masking. Follow them on Facebook to get current schedules, events, and other resources: Health Commons at the Living Room, located at 1716 Glenwood Ave N, Mpls MN 55405.

Get L.I.T. Cardio

 Taste of Hip-Hop and Afrobeats

Bring water + your squad + YOGA MAT/TOWEL !

Every Friday 6:00 - 7:00PM

Redeemer's Backyard

1800 Glenwood Ave N

Mpls, MN 55405