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Meet Jon!

Name: Jon Thom Role: Warehouse Specialist since March 2011. Why did you choose to work at World Vision? The opportunity to work for a great organization that is dedicated to helping those in need with a focus on children is … Continue reading

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Targeting Hope in the Twin Cities!

Join Community in Preventing Youth Violence through “Targeting Hope” Conference! According to the City ofMinneapolis, youth well-being is increasing. More youth have experienced higher quality jobs, graduation from high school, and less violent crime—16% less, this year since this time … Continue reading

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Meet Debbie!

Name: Debbie May Role: Senior Project Manager, on loan from General Mills since November 2010. Why did you choose to work at World Vision? Passion for working with Women/Families and Children locally What is something that makes any work day … Continue reading

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A Flood of Volunteers from Upper Room!

Recently, the World Vision-Twin Cities warehouse was flooded with volunteers: Flood Kids! Upper Room Church had a camp from July 26-28, 2011 for fourth and fifth graders who wanted to “experience what it means to put faith into action” while … Continue reading

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Twin City YEP Youth in Washington D.C.

After months of training, the eight YEP youth in the Twin Cities attended the “Youth Empowerment Summit,” this past July. This week-long trip to Washington D.C. connected Twin Cities’ YEP team with other YEP students around the Nation. One hundred … Continue reading

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Meet Kirsten!

Name: Kirsten Melvie Role: Warehouse Specialist, since August 3, 2010. Why did you choose to work at World Vision? When I chose my major in college (Sociocultural Studies), I chose it because “I wanted to work for an organization like … Continue reading

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New shoes= Healthy, Happy Feet!

Shoe Distribution to Minneapolis Elementary Schools World Vision distributed new canvas tennis shoes to more than 600 elementary children with the help of Women of Vision. The first shoe distribution was to Nellie Stone Johnson Elementary. Volunteers in orange World … Continue reading

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