Kid and mentor doing crafts
Kid and mentor doing crafts

Mentoring

We give youth the guidance they need, both socially and scholastically, to make healthy choices in life and succeed.

Mentoring
Paint-A-Thon team with elderly woman
Paint-A-THon team with elderly woman

Senior Services

Metro Paint-A-Thon and HandyWorks volunteers are the helping hands many seniors need to remain living in the place they call home.

Senior Services

Community Centers

Happy couple at community center

Happy couple at community center

Community Centers

Our buildings along Lake Street are living magnets, helping bring diverse neighborhoods together.

Community Centers
Justice in Jeopardy Game
Justice in Jeopardy Game

Poverty Education

Guiding you to step outside your comfort zone, to confront the realities of poverty and homelessness, is the strength of Urban Immersion.

Poverty Education
Fresh vegetable donations
Fresh vegetable donations

Hunger

Through Minnesota FoodShare and the DIW food shelf, we lessen the impact of hunger on our communities. 

Hunger
Family canoes on a lake
Family canoes on a lake

American Indian Services

For some, all that is needed is for someone to care, to show a little added kindness, to lend a supportive ear when burdens get heavier…

American Indian Services

AARP and Twin Cities Public Television partnered with Minnesota FoodShare at the Field of Dreams movie night at CHS Field to raise awareness of the fight againts hunger in Minnesota. A big thank you to everyone who supported Minnesota FoodShare with a text donation. If you'd like to help Minnesota FoodShare fight hunger in the community, text GMCC HUNGER to 52000 and $10 will be added to your phone bill.


Upcoming Events

Pack the Pews - Harvest EditionEvent spans multiple days
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 -
Sun, 20 Sep 2015

All Day Event

Weekend Retreat September 18-20 (55 Spaces Available)Event spans multiple days
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 -
Mon, 21 Sep 2015

All Day Event

Weekend Retreat September 25-27 (55 Spaces Available)Event spans multiple days
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 -
Mon, 28 Sep 2015

All Day Event

Weekend Retreat October 2-4 (47 Spaces Available)Event spans multiple days
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 -
Mon, 05 Oct 2015

All Day Event


145,000 pounds

of food distributed by Horizons Unlimited in 2014.

200 boys and girls

remain on the waiting list for Kinship mentors.

6,500 projects

painted by Metro Paint-A-Thon throughout the Twin Cities.

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Division of Indian Work (DIW) 

For more than 60 years, the Division of Indian Work has served the needs of American Indian families in the Twin Cities and throughout the state while honoring cultural traditions. We remain committed to helping these families navigate day-to-day struggles and prepare for a healthier future.   

See how DIW impacts your community

Make An Impact!

More than 200 youth remain on the waiting list for Kinship of Greater Minneapolis, hoping for a mentor to spend time with and learn from. Mentoring can be as simple as making pizza, going on a a walk or doing crafts with a child for an hour a week. Learn more about mentoring with Kinship or start the application process now.

 
 
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Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches
1001 E. Lake St., P.O. Box 7509
Minneapolis, MN 55407-0509

Tel: 612-721-8687
Fax: 612-276-1534
President and CEO: Noya Woodrich
E-mail: info@gmcc.org

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