Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they […]

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities The holidays are upon us and there is a need for Volunteers at The Family Place. Please join us for a fun experience – excitement and wonder appears on each and every face, young and old! December 14 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Help the youth pick out gifts and wrap presents for […]

Have a Peace-filled and Thankful Thanksgiving Day!

Be thankful. Help others. Be kind and generous. Happy Thanksgiving from The Family Place to you!!

GiveMN Winding Down

Only a few more hours to help us reach our financial goal.  

Community coming together to support one another

Community coming together to support one another

Community coming together to support one another: 1st Executive and Celebrity Fall Fashion Show was a huge success! Thank you, T. Mychael Rambo, JMost and Dr. Wendy Johnson of National Empowerment Group and Alvena Models for fundraising and collecting cleaning supplies for families from shelter into a home.  

Family Place Open House & Gala

October 11, 2014 4:30 Open House – Free – The Family Place, 244 Tenth Street East, St Paul, MN 55101  6:30 Gala – tickets required – The Embassy Suites, 177 Tenth Street East, St. Paul, MN 55101  October marks the 13-year anniversary for The Family Place. They will hold an Open House to showcase: A […]

2014 Twin Cities Executives & Celebrities Fall Fashion Show

Alvena Models, Inc., The National Empowerment Group, Inc., and Olu’s Center, Inc. presents: Minnesota’s first ever, 2014 Twin Cities Executives & Celebrities Fall Fashion Show with a live performance by national recording artist, J. MOST. This event will be held at the DS Event Center in St. Paul on Saturday, Nov 1, 2014, 8:00pm – […]

Through the Lens of Craig Blankenhorn

Photographer, Craig Blankenhorn is internationally published. His clients include HBO, Warner Bros., and CBS. His exhibitions showcase photographs documenting the ever-growing crisis of child and family homelessness in America. Craig spent a day with The Family Place families, capturing poignant images of hardships and familial plight. View the photos from this experience. We took the opportunity […]

Beautiful Bella, a Simple Reminder

Beautiful Bella, a Simple Reminder

Every now and then, something crosses your path that can only be described as purely beautiful. Not superficial prettiness, but something unexplainable, deep, innate; something that is routinely delivered through the innocence of a child, but often goes disregarded or unnoticed in the busyness of daily life. Both beautiful in name and intentions, Bella Lauer […]

Family Place Receives Outstanding Community Partnership Award

On August 5, 2014, The Family Place was honored by the University of Minnesota and received the Outstanding Community Partnership Award! Thanks to Volunteer Coordinator, Bob Fallat for his dedication to enriching the lives of University students, by way of volunteerism and service, as well as aiding The Family Place as they continue to work […]