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Give to 360 Communities for the health of your community

2019-02-18T01:09:55-06:00December 21st, 2015|Categories: Columns, School Success, Uncategorized, Videos|

By Sal Mondelli President & CEO It feels good to give. In fact, there are studies that suggest charitable giving is actually good for your health. This is the season of giving, and nowhere is this more apparent than at the 360 Communities Armful of Love holiday gift program. Just ask the Rotary Club of Apple [...]

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Join 360 Communities and End Domestic Violence

2019-02-18T01:09:56-06:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: Columns, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

by Sal Mondelli President & CEO Ayan Abdi Abdulahi, 21. Carol Lee Alexander-Pickart, 76. Kelly Ann Anderson, 45. Samirria White, 19. Victoria Alvarez, 15. These are just some of the names and ages of 24 known Minnesota victims of domestic violence homicide in 2015, according to the Minnesota Coalition For Battered Women (MCBW). Each time a [...]

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Dakota Healthy Families Empowers Parents

2015-10-22T11:16:04-05:00October 3rd, 2015|Categories: School Success, Uncategorized|

Steven and Cindy are participants in our Dakota Healthy Families (DHF) home visiting program, which works to enhance parenting skills of first-time parents who live in Dakota County. DHF home visitors help create a family environment where children are safe, healthy and nurtured. They partner with parents to ensure that children are prepared for kindergarten. Steven [...]

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Partnering to Help Juan Get Back on Track

2019-02-18T01:09:56-06:00October 2nd, 2015|Categories: School Success, Uncategorized|

Juan was a 4th grader at Mendota Elementary. He was acting out at school, lying, trying to get the attention of others, and often found himself in the principal’s office. Juan’s family emigrated from El Salvador because of the violence in their home country. Juan’s parents, Maria and Jorge, did not want to raise their children [...]

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Survivor Finds Strength in Telling Her Story

2019-02-18T01:09:56-06:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Get Involved, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

Jules was subjected to sexual assault multiple times by her boss and was revictimized by a company that was not equipped to address her complaints appropriately. She eventually left the company because of the trauma and subsequent health problems she experienced. This past spring, Jules attended 360 Communities’ Sexual Assault Services advocacy training, seeking a way [...]

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Lewis House Volunteer Calls the Work ‘an Honor’

2019-02-18T01:09:56-06:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

In 2007, Linda Kautzky was a stay-at-home mom with two small children. She was looking for a volunteer opportunity where she could give back to the community and make a meaningful impact. She began doing data entry work for 360 Communities. She says the work helped her understand the breadth of services and resources that 360 [...]

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Minnesota Wild Helps 360 Communities

2019-02-18T01:09:57-06:00August 14th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

360 Communities has teamed up with the Minnesota Wild for an exclusive fundraising opportunity. The Wild is offering discounted tickets to upcoming games through the link below. The ticket prices are marked down exclusively for this event, with a portion of each ticket going directly 360 Communities. Tickets are only $42.50 through this offer, while supplies last! To [...]

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Minnesota Says No More to Sexual and Domestic Violence

2019-02-18T01:09:57-06:00August 14th, 2015|Categories: Columns, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

by Tony Compton Director of Marketing and Communications No more, 'what did she think was going to happen?' No more, 'what was she wearing?' No more damaged lives. No more excuses. These are some of the words Minnesota residents expressed in public service announcements for Minnesota Says No More, a 360 Communities project aligned [...]

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Cities 97 Sampler Funds 360 Communities Lewis House

2019-02-18T01:09:57-06:00August 10th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Videos, Violence Prevention & Intervention|

Recently, Cities 97 chose 360 Communities to share in the money raised from the Cities 97 Sampler, Volume 26!  360 Communities received $5,000 to fund violence prevention and intervention work at our Lewis House sexual and domestic violence shelters. About 3,000 people each year benefit from the refuge, resources, advocacy, and community outreach offered at our Lewis [...]

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Parent Aware Helps Strengthen Child Care

2019-02-18T01:09:57-06:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: School Success, Uncategorized|

Did you know that a Wilder Foundation study found that in Minnesota children entering kindergarten unprepared costs the school system $113 million annually? Research shows that the first five years of a child’s life is critical for social and cognitive development and that the economic benefit of early childhood programs is substantial. 360 Communities invests in programs that [...]

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