Our weather in Minnesota has been very unpredictable this winter.  While most of us are grabbing our warm coats and making sure we've got gloves stashed somewhere in the car, unfortunately, that isn't the reality for some in the Rochester, Minnesota community.  Right now, gloves and other outerwear items are being collected to help everyone stay warm on these last-remaining cold days in the midwest.

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Urgent Request for Gloves Asked By Rochester Organization to Help Those Experiencing Homelessness

The Landing MN, which helps community members in Rochester that are experiencing homelessness, sent out an S.O.S. recently with the following note:

GOT GLOVES?

The Landing MN is in need of gloves as our stock reaches low levels and temperatures remain below freezing..

As we call on our community to help fill this need, we ask that gloves be water resistant and preferably size XL.

Have gloves to donate? Woohoo! You can donate the items by dropping them off at The Landing MN Day Center any day between 8am - 7pm.

Don’t have gloves to give? Take a look at the other items needed at the day center:

- Men’s Snow Boots, size 11+

- Women’s Snow Boots, size 8-9

- Shelf-stable microwaveable food

- Travel-sized shaving cream

Thank you for giving back as you help us help others! ✨

 

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Where to donate gloves in Rochester, Minnesota

You can drop off items at the old Fire Station at 702 W. Silver Lake Drive NE between 8am and 7pm.  If that doesn't work for you, reach out to me on my Facebook page - Jessica On The Radio - I'll figure out how to pick those up and get those to The Landing MN for you.

Get an inside look at The Landing, MN and the people in our community that are served daily.

It is hard to deny that there is a homeless population in Rochester, Minnesota.  Many individuals are sleeping under bridges, in tents, and all over our community.  When someone walks in The Landing MN, which currently is operating out of the old Silver Lake Fire Station, they are coming there for help.  Although this physical location will be closing in a few months, The Landing MN is committed to being there every day to help those who need a place to land.  Take a look below and get a glimpse inside the building and see what amazing work is being done every day to help people that are living without a home in our community.

The Landing, MN is giving the homeless in Rochester, Minnesota a place to land.

While Rochester, Minnesota is home to the world-famous Mayo Clinic, it is also home to many who are facing homelessness. Thankfully, in 2018, The Landing MN was founded which is a resource-based non-profit organization that assists multiple individuals with fulfilling needs, such as handling medical resources, seeking housing, and obtaining necessities for day-to-day living. Get a glimpse at the impact The Landing, MN is making in the community at the photos below and at their website here.