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Monthly Archives: August 2017

360 Communities finds trust is key to school success

2019-02-18T01:09:42-06:00August 24th, 2017|Categories: Columns, School Success, Uncategorized|

By Jeff Mortensen President & CEO Brittany arrived at her new high school as a transfer student with no connections and a history of challenges. She had been enrolled in four different schools within the last three years. Brittany was all too familiar with judgment, as her records of poor attendance and numerous suspensions always seemed [...]

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It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s a SuperShelf!

2019-02-18T01:09:42-06:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our Daily Bread Food Shelf at Shepherd of the Valley Church in Apple Valley recently became the second 360 Communities food shelf to transform into a healthy SuperShelf! The SuperShelf pilot study was developed in partnership by HealthPartners, Valley Outreach, The Food Group, University of Minnesota Extension and Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. It [...]

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Volunteer advocates provide needed support to survivors of sexual assault

2017-09-04T15:34:44-05:00August 13th, 2017|Categories: Get Involved, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

According to RAINN, every 90 seconds another American is sexually assaulted. Sexual assault victims are three times more likely to experience depression and six times more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. 360 Communities Sexual Assault Services volunteer advocates play a vital a role in helping survivors cope with the aftermath of an assault with [...]

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Ranger has been an invaluable resource for survivors

2019-02-18T01:09:43-06:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

Victim Support Dog Ranger’s first time supporting a domestic violence survivor was at a pretrial hearing. 360 Communities had been working with Veronica for years. It was an ongoing situation and it was intensely stressful and emotional for the client. When she would recount the violence, she would often be overtaken with emotion and start to [...]

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One afternoon at the Burnsville Family Resource Center makes a difference

2019-02-18T01:09:43-06:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Distraught and in tears, Cassidy walked into the 360 Communities Burnsville Family Resource Center searching for any kind of help. The single mother of three children had been struggling financially ever since losing her job eight months ago. Cassidy had searched for employment but was unable to land a job. She consequently lost her child care [...]

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