School Supplies 2019

July 31, 2019

School is just around the corner for most Minnesota youth. Gearing up youth for the academic year can be a significant cost: some sources note an average of over $600 for elementary school children. Every year, 2-1-1 puts together a referral list of agencies that provide school supplies in the metro area. That list is…

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Heat Resources – Metro 2019

July 17, 2019

Heat and humidity can be dangerous during the summer in Minnesota. 2-1-1 has put together a collection of resources and information that can be used to help beat the heat. Cooling Centers: Cooling centers are places that the public can go to spend a few hours outside of the heat. The Salvation Army offers a…

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Summer Food Service Program

June 7, 2019

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps keep youth ages 1 – 18 nourished with nutritious meals throughout the summer when school isn’t in session. SFSP sites begin serving meals in early June (usually around the 10th) and continue through August. Meals can be Breakfast, Lunch, Supper, or an Afternoon Snack and are completely free.…

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Welcome to the new and improved!

May 1, 2016

We’re pleased to unveil a new and improved website. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to improve your search results, and we hope you’ll find the new space easier to navigate too. If you have trouble finding anything, please reach out to us by calling 2-1-1, or chatting with one of agents right here…

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