Twin Cities nonprofit that helps the homeless awarded nearly $100,000 grant

Joe Mazan
Updated: July 21, 2020 06:30 PM
Created: July 21, 2020 04:23 PM

An organization that helps Minnesotans experiencing homelessness is getting a boost financially.

American House in Saint Paul's in the Lowertown neighborhood helps people get off the streets.


Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative said it's receiving a nearly $100,000 federal grant from the city of St. Paul to help at American House during the COVID crisis.

"It's challenging as the economy turns down," Beacon CEO/President Lee Blons said. "We rely on charitable gifts and those are more challenging in these times, so we're really greatful for that ongoing support.",

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