Holistic Support Starts with Conversation

By Sal Mondelli
President & CEO

The Vicksburg family drove into the Burnsville Family Resource Center parking lot in a Ford truck with everything they owned. They told 360 Communities staff and
volunteers they were hungry and out of options. Volunteer Sue completed a financial screening to understand the depth of the family’s crisis.

They had moved to […]

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360 Communities Builds Awareness with National NO MORE Campaign

By Jeff Mortensen
Chief Operating Officer

The pictures were of a woman’s face, battered and bruised. One eye was purple and swollen. And she wore an expression of hopelessness, as if everything had been taken from her. The pictures were attached to an email sent through our website seeking help. They are difficult to look […]

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In memory of Bill Ganz 1937-2015

Longtime 360 Communities volunteer Bill Ganz passed away on March 3rd. Many
will remember Bill for his military career, his love of family and friends, his sense of humor, and his steadfast support of the underprivileged in our communities.

Bill was introduced to 360 Communities in 2007 through his membership in the
Burnsville Breakfast Rotary Club. He […]

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Partnering to Secure Shelter for Homeless Teen

Colin moved to Minnesota from Iowa to live with his mother after his father kicked him out of his house. His mother Catherine, however was homeless as well, and the two of them hopped from couch to couch for weeks until Catherine began a relationship with Rick. The two moved in with Rick, but it wasn’t long before tensions […]

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360 Communities Starts the Conversations that Lead to Greater Impacts

By Sal Mondelli
President & CEO

Early in February, Beth walked into 360 Communities Burnsville Family Resource Center for a food shelf appointment. Like all first-time food shelf customers in Burnsville, she met with one of our staff to have a conversation about her situation.

Financial Support Worker Natalie Schmidgall completed a financial screening to uncover any […]

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