Providing a hot meal and clean clothing each Saturday to the needy in the Phillips Neighborhood in Minneapolis, a church service for the homeless, 17 food shelves throughout the state, a counseling center specializing in marriages. Acronym HTM they do a lot of ministry on a shoestring budget.
Providing clean clothing is important-it takes $8.00 to wash and dry a load of clothing in the inner city-the poor just don't have that kind of money. A hot meal provides not only nutrition but also social contact. A service that includes and provides the homeless an avenue is so important. Due to their situation they are cut off from socialization and feel rejected. Coming to services help them to reconnect and gives them the feeling of belonging. HTM Food Shelves provide food to the hungry without income guidelines. Those who do not qualify for food stamps need help more than ever. Most households only need food 1 or 2 months and are back on their feet. Most important to help these working people so they don't fall because of a car breaking down or a health bill.
Get involved - you will enjoy it.