Give to 360 Communities for the health of your community

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 […]

By |December 21st, 2015|Categories: Columns, School Success, Self-Sufficiency, Uncategorized, Videos||Comments Off on Give to 360 Communities for the health of your community

New outreach role at 360 Communities Lewis House supports long-term success

By Doreen L’Allier
Community Resource Worker

Sandy had been on the run from her abuser for years, including a period of homelessness when she lived in a tent with her three children. Mary also became homeless after experiencing domestic violence. Both women found safe haven and support at 360 Communities Lewis House and discovered a […]

By |June 1st, 2015|Categories: Columns, Self-Sufficiency, Uncategorized, Violence Prevention||Comments Off on New outreach role at 360 Communities Lewis House supports long-term success

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 […]

By |March 22nd, 2015|Categories: Self-Sufficiency, Uncategorized||Comments Off on In memory of Bill Ganz 1937-2015

360 Communities Provides the Gift of Support

By Karla Bauer
Burnsville Family Resource Center Coordinator

Twelve-year-old Miya had one wish this holiday season: to have her own guitar. Miya’s parents were not in a financial position where they could afford the luxury of buying holiday presents for their two children, let alone an expensive gift like a guitar.

They signed up for 360 Communities’ […]

By |December 30th, 2014|Categories: Columns, Get Involved, Self-Sufficiency, Uncategorized||Comments Off on 360 Communities Provides the Gift of Support

Green Ribbon Initiatives Recognizes Eagan Collaboration

Green Ribbon Initiatives, a nonprofit corporation, recently recognized the community building partnership of Thomson Reuters’ Eagan Green Team, Dakota Woodlands, and 360 Communities Lewis House.

In 2010, the Thomson Reuters Eagan Green Team launched an onsite organic garden staffed by 30 employee volunteers to provide fresh produce to benefit of the residents of both organizations. Last year […]

By |November 26th, 2014|Categories: Self-Sufficiency, Uncategorized||Comments Off on Green Ribbon Initiatives Recognizes Eagan Collaboration

Armful of Love Inspires a Circle of Giving

By Anika Rychner
Director of Self-Sufficiency
There are many gift programs across the metro area that help families in need experience joy during the holiday season. Since 1971, 360 Communities Armful of Love has drawn amazing and dedicated volunteers as well as generous family sponsors who ensure families can have gifts and meals during the holidays. If […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Categories: Columns, Self-Sufficiency, Uncategorized||Comments Off on Armful of Love Inspires a Circle of Giving

360 Communities Provides Choice When It’s Needed Most

By Anika Rychner
Director of Self-Sufficiency
She was 88, he was 92, and when the couple arrived for their food shelf appointment at the 360 Communities Burnsville Family Resource Center, they looked traumatized and defeated. Volunteer Archie MacPhee had seen this look before: They had never expected to be in this position. Archie knew that for […]

By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: Columns, Get Involved, Self-Sufficiency, Uncategorized||Comments Off on 360 Communities Provides Choice When It’s Needed Most

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless in July

360 Communities and Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless announce the Fifth Annual $150,000 Food Shelf Challenge Grant. Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless will match donations to 360 Communities food shelves during the month of July, up to $5,000. The more funds 360 Communities food shelves raise in July, […]

By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: Get Involved, Self-Sufficiency, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless in July

Make giving back a way of life with 360 Communities

By Sal Mondelli
360 Communities President & CEO

360 Communities believes every person should have the opportunity to live a safe, healthy and successful life. We work diligently to turn this belief into reality by engaging communities to prevent violence, ensure school success and promote long-term self-sufficiency. This work takes a passionate staff, an engaged […]

By |June 4th, 2014|Categories: Columns, Get Involved, Self-Sufficiency||Comments Off on Make giving back a way of life with 360 Communities

Help 360 Communities serve more during the March Campaign

By Sal Mondelli
President & CEO

“Some folks think people who come here don’t want to work. I wish they would understand that people like me are going through a rough patch and need a little help to make it through.” This is what one 360 Communities client told a staff member during a recent visit […]

By |March 4th, 2014|Categories: Columns, Get Involved, Self-Sufficiency||Comments Off on Help 360 Communities serve more during the March Campaign