When burglars hit Small Sums over Christmas last year, they took 76 monthly bus passes and Goodwill clothing cards meant for the homeless. Executive director Terre Thomas worried she wouldn’t be able to help clients the following week. Instead, thanks to news stories widely shared on social media, the organization ended up with $30,000 in donations. To say thank you to a generous public, the nonprofit organization is holding an open house Saturday, April 9.
A St. Paul non-profit that helps homeless people re-enter the workforce is recovering after thieves broke into their office on Christmas.
Police are investigating a Christmas crime that targeted a Twin Cities organization known for helping the homeless.