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September 2017

Twins Put on a Great Show for Daily Work Raffle Winner

Twins Put on a Great Show for Daily Work Raffle Winner Congratulations to George Soule, the winner of Daily Work’s 2017 raffle drawing on August 21. The raffle prize this year was for a private suite of 24 seats at the September 12 Twins game, a prize valued at $2,400. The suite was donated by the Minnesota Ballpark Authority. Daily Work sold 116 tickets for the raffle and Soule purchased five of them to secure the win. Thank you to everyone who purchased a chance to win. All proceeds from the raffle sales go directly to supporting the day-to-day operations …
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Our New Fall Interns

Summer is gone and fall is here again. Just like the fall leaves changing into a beautiful display of color; Daily Work is enhanced by another ambitious, motivated group of social work interns who are as vibrant, and colorful.  Each of them is different from the other, but at Daily Work come together for the same purpose; to learn to be social workers and help those who are in need.  Daily Work is proud to welcome and introduce from left to right Top Row: Lian Conrad from St. Catherine University-University of St. Thomas School of Social Work (BSW and MSW), Le …
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My Daily Work and What It Means To Me

My Daily Work and What It Means To Me When I first came to Daily Work in 2013 I was newly homeless and sick. My physical health was very poor and I couldn’t work like I had in the past. The stress and anxiety of not being able to work and then becoming homeless quickly overwhelmed me and changed the way I saw the world. I was constantly angry about my situation and trouble followed me more than ever before. I couldn’t get along with people anymore, at least not for more than a few minutes. I wondered how could …
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St. Paul and Ramsey County Exploring New Ways to Help Job Seekers

St. Paul and Ramsey County Exploring New Ways to Help Job Seekers By Julie Hoff This story highlights what Daily Work has known for a long time…that there are many people who want to and are able to work, but who cannot navigate today’s (mostly online) job application process without personalized assistance. According to an August 20 Star Tribune story, “‘People want a more hands-on interaction instead of being pushed to a class that they maybe don’t get anything out of — or don’t know what the next step should be,’” said Tonya Draughn, a member of a new committee …
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