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A letter from our Development Director, Clara Lind.

We’ve seen a lot this year: Community action that has sparked wins and joy, as well as the turmoil of homelessness that so many Minnesotans experience daily. Our community supporters play a key role in what we’re able to achieve each year, and we invite you to join us with your giving this season. Minnesota […]


A note of gratitude from us at MCH.

As we close out the year, I’m filled with hope and gratitude–both for the work we have accomplished together and also for the opportunities that lie before us. Together, we’ve met the challenges of the pandemic, historic levels of homelessness, and widespread housing instability with inspiring levels of commitment. Thank you for your partnership and […]


Give To The Max Day 2021

November is officially here which means that Minnesota’s biggest giving month has arrived! While Give to the Max Day is on November 18th, we’re dedicating the entire month to MCH’s #GTMD21 campaign, and we have big goals. It will take $20,000 between now and November 30th to ensure that MCH has the resources to launch us into the 2022 legislative […]


MCH Staff Comings and Goings

March 09, 2021 Good Morning MCH Advocates, We are moving quickly at the legislature after a great Homeless Day on the Hill. Please stay tuned for ways to get and stay engaged as the legislative session progresses.I want to share some important staff updates from MCH. We are adding two new staff and saying goodbye to one… It’s time to […]


New MCH Board Members in 2021

In 2020, the Minnesota Coalition for the Homelessness welcomed five new board members. The board also elected its officers for 2021:  Andy Pomroy will serve as board chair, Robert DeChellis will serve as vice-chair, Lucy Zander will serve as treasurer, and Pam Johnson will continue to serve as secretary. Join us in welcoming our newest […]


TweetChat – Homeless Day(s) on the Hill

Join us on day three of Homeless Day on the Hill for a TweetChat! Click here for other virtual events happening for #MCHDOTH Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021 Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm 12:00pm – 12:30pm = advocates answer our prepared questions 12:30pm – 1:00pm = lawmakers answer our prepared questions Location: Twitter @MNHomelessCo Contact for […]


2021 Hearings: Virtual Testimony Recordings

March 16th, 2021 Testifying in support of our $15M base increase to the Emergency Services Program (SF455) in the Senate Human Services Reform Finance and Policy Julie with Stepping Stone Emergency Housing in Anoka County February 11th, 2021 Overview of homelessness in Greater MN in the House Housing Finance and Policy Committee Rhonda with MCH […]


02/03 & 02/04 – Hearing Update

We are into week six of #mnleg and we are virtually pushing our legislative agenda with you, our advocates, and our lawmakers. We have a couple of hearings coming up highlighting our bills that we want you to attend. Upcoming Hearings Wednesday 02/03/2021 at 10:30 am – we have a hearing for both HF 42 (ESP/Housing Support COVID […]


7th Special Session Recap w/ Zack

Hello Advocates, This is my very first update from the Capitol for all of you, and it is a Special Session Recap!  Last Monday, 12/14/2020 was the seventh Special Session of the Minnesota Legislature since they adjourned in May.  They have been called back into session to reup the Governor’s Peacetime Emergency.  Each time the […]


2020 Give to the MAX w/ MCH

Amidst a pandemic and the growing needs of people facing homelessness and housing instability, the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless has worked with our partners to achieve record-breaking wins at the legislature. This year, for every $1 invested in our work, MCH returned $413 to address homelessness and create homes in communities across Minnesota. Make a […]