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August 2018

Meet our Raffle Winners!

Meet our Raffle Winners! Congratulations to our lucky raffle winners, Hannah and Jake! The drawing took place on Friday, August 24 at noon. The raffle prize was a suite for 24 people at Target Field for the Sept. 11 Twins game versus the New York Yankees. The prize was valued at $2,400. Thanks to your support, Daily Work raised $2,600 from ticket sales and donations generated by the raffle, which is enough to help two Daily Work job seekers find new work and a thriving future. We are grateful for everyone who supports Daily Work with contributions of time, talent …
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Together, We Succeed

Together, We Succeed By July Zheng, Case Management Intern Elias is a job seeker who has a very positive outlook. He always greets people with a huge smile and dresses very formally for his appointments at Daily Work. His eyes are very bright and express his curiosity, passion and kindness to the world. His slim body and soft voice belie his incredible tenacity and drive to succeed. I met Elias in mid-May. He was born in Ethiopia and has lived in Minnesota around 10 years. Like most job seekers at Daily Work, he has many good qualities such as being …
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Exciting Upcoming Raffle Opportunity

Exciting Raffle Opportunity By: Julie Hoff, Executive Director at Daily Work Daily Work has a great opportunity for you, but don’t delay! The deadline for this raffle is only one week away. As we all know, our most precious commodity in life is TIME… especially time with those we care about most. For just $20, you can enter to win the chance at having 4-5 hours of quality bonding time between you and 23 of your favorite friends and family! That’s right, for just $20, you will be entered into a raffle drawing for a Twins Suite for the game …
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Job Seeker Profile – Rage Ali

Job Seeker Profile – Rage Ali By: Teiana Nakano, Case Management Intern Rage was one of the first job seekers I met with as a case manager at Daily Work. His talkative nature and willingness to open up helped me feel at ease, even as a new, nervous case manager. In our meetings and discussions, I learned a lot about Rage, both as a person and the difficulties he sees as a job seeker in St. Paul. Rage returns regularly to Daily Work thanks to the personalized approach he receives. “Daily Work is [the] best place to help me [because …
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Six Local Farmers Markets in the Twin Cities

Six Local Farmers Markets in the Twin Cities By: April Pierce, Communications & Web Services Intern One of the many great things about summer is the opportunities we’re given to interact with the vibrant communities that live all around us. Farmers markets in particular give us the chance to interact with and strengthen our community. Shopping with local vendors helps to support not only their livelihoods, but the environment and your own health as well.  In addition to the nutritional benefits, there are cost benefits to be found for low-income families. There are numerous charity-run markets available throughout the Twin …
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Supporting job seekers as they pursue their “American Dream”

Supporting job seekers as they pursue their “American Dream” By: Sarah Jackson, Case Management Intern I can remember from an early age being asked what I dreamed of being when I grew up. The answers changed through the years from teacher to air force pilot to published author. As a “millennial”, my view of the “American Dream” is to integrate my passion with my career. I don’t want “just a job.” I want to find work complimentary to my unique gifts and skills. The way I look at work differs from my grandparents’ point of view and even my parents …
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