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August 2016

You Are A Hero!

You are a Hero! Dear Daily Work Donors: My name is Koua Fong Lee. I am a Metro State University social work student interning at Daily Work. This is my senior year and I will be here at Daily Work until I graduate in December.   One thing I have learned during my internship is that the funding Daily Work receives does not come from the government at all, but it comes from individual donors in the community who deeply care about other people’s lives. This impressed me and made me want to write this letter to thank everyone who …
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Issac Is No Longer Delayed

Issac Is No Longer Delayed Isaac is a cheerful, soft-spoken man of about 50. He wears dark glasses, both due to light sensitivity and blindness in one eye. He vividly remembers the day he arrived in Minnesota; July 11, 2002. After nearly two days of travel to get from Ethiopia to Minneapolis, his plane couldn’t land because Air Force One had taken over MSP International Airport. While he didn’t know it at the time, landing a living wage job in Minnesota would be a lot like waiting for his plane to land….Delayed! “I was working overnights and making $9.35 an …
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August 2016 Newsletter

August 2016   If our eNewsletter seems different, that’s because it is! We are using a new database and email system so that we can improve our communication with you! Our goal is to send you accurate, compelling information so that you can see the impact of your partnership on the job seekers at Daily Work. In that spirit, here are a few questions that will ensure we are sending only the information you want! Is your name at the top of the email right? If not, let me know, and I’ll get it fixed right away! Are you receiving this email in …
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National Night Out Tonight Aug 2

Are you hungry…for fun and food?  Then join Daily Work, together with Christ on Capitol Hill and Rock of Ages, for National Night Out! We will provide a variety of potluck food, BBQ, chicken wings, games and more! \ Festivities will be held tonight, August 2, in the Peace Garden (faces University Avenue) from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. No need to RSVP, just come as you are! All are welcome. Address: 105 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55103