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

our community impact

We are about relationships. Between our staff and those who come to us for a helping hand, some guidance, some encouragement. Among our programs, our volunteers and the places where they come, whether churches, businesses, civic organizations or neighborhoods. Among our supporters who look to us for tangible and intangible results. Between our past, our present and our future. We nurture relationships that focus on fighting hunger, helping seniors, empowering urban American Indians, nurturing families and mentoring youth.  Since 1905, GMCC has been a family of programs where compassion has inspired action. Our dedication to that continues.


Upcoming Events

Mde Maka Ska Canoe Nations Gathering
Fri, 22 May 2015
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Event IconFree Family Flick - Theatres at the Mall of AmericaRecurring Event
Sat, 23 May 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discounted Ride Wristband at Nickelodeon Universe to Benefit Minnesota FoodShare
Sun, 24 May 2015
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Event IconUnion Depot Game NightRecurring Event
Wed, 27 May 2015
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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!

The Division of Indian Work is launching a new initiative called Feed the DIW Family to fund healthy, fresh-cooked meals for evening participants in DIW programs. Please consider sponsoring a meal in the amount of $100 by contacting Lisa Jacobson at ljacobson@gmcc.org or 612-276-1501.

 
 
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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