Community partners provide critical funds, goods, services, and volunteer hours to help homeless families to achieve long-term stability. Partners and supporters are an integral part of The Family Place’s success.

College and University Students participate in internship programs and service learning opportunities:

Century College
Concordia College
Dakota County Technical College
Inver Hills Community College
Macalester College
Metropolitan State University
Minnesota State University Mankato
Normandale Community College
St. Catherine’s University
The University of Minnesota
The University of St. Thomas
Various High School honor’s programs

Montessori Center of Minnesota (MCM)
MCM aids The Family Place Montessori program with staff training, consultation, and financial support.

Interfaith Action of Greater St. Paul – “Project Home” Program
Two churches per month provide nighttime shelter for homeless families who come to The Family Place during the day.

Project Home

Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS)
In keeping with the “Title One (no child left behind)” program, school-age children ride school buses to and from their home schools from The Family Place. Additionally, SPPS parent educators offer weekly parenting classes.

Second Harvest Heartland
Food for The Family Place kitchen primarily comes from Second Harvest.


Foundations and Corporations

Foundations and corporate giving provide vital financial support that allows The Family Place to ease the challenges facing guest families.

786 Foundation

Best Buy Foundation

B of A Bank

Bigelow Foundation

Build-A-Bear Foundation

Catholic Community Foundation

City of Saint Paul

Dizzy Feet Foundation
Edina Realty Foundation
Family Housing Fund

Finish Line Youth Foundation

First Nonprofit Foundation

Fiskar’s Foundation

Graef Foundation

Grotto Foundation

Home Depot Foundation

House of Hope Foundation

Huge J. Andersen Foundation

Laura J. Musser Foundation

Mardag Foundation
Minneapolis Foundation
Minnesota Computers for Schools

Mississippi Market

Neighborhood STAR

New Earth Foundation
O’Shaughnessy Foundation
Otto Bremer Foundation

Pohlad Foundation
Ramsey County Human Services

RBC Wealth Management

Richard M. Schultz Family Foundation

Roseville Transport

Synchrony Financial

Sauer Family Foundation
St. Paul Foundation
Target Foundation

TJX Foundation

The Halo Foundation

U of M – Minnesota Council on Economic Education
Western Bank


Faith-based Communities

Many denominations throughout the Twin Cities support The Family Place financially and through the donation of countless volunteer hours.

Camphor United Methodist Church
Cathedral of Saint Paul
Christ The King Church
Dayton Avenue Presbyterian Church
First Baptist Church
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
First Presbyterian Church
Glendale United Methodist Church
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Guardian Angels Catholic Church
House of Hope Presbyterian Church
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Living Word Church
Macalester Plymouth United Church
Messiah Episcopal Church
Minnetonka United Methodist Church
Mount Olivet Baptist Church
North Como Presbyterian Church
Olivet Congregational Church
People’s Congregational Church
Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Presentation of the Virgin Mary Catholic Church
Roseville Lutheran Church
Second Reformation Church
South Cross Community Church
St. Ambrose Catholic Church
St. Anne’s Episcopal
St. Anthony’s Parish
St. John’s Evangelical Church
St. John’s the Evangelist Episcopal Church
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
St. Pascal Baylon Catholic Church
St. Peter Claver Catholic Church
Trinity Lutheran Church
Trinity Presbyterian Church
Twin Cities Friends Meeting
Unity Church
Unity Unitarian Church
Virginia Street Church
White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church