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August 2018

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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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5 Reasons Why Daily Work Is Changing My Life

5 Reasons Why Daily Work Is Changing My Life By: Hali Ali, Case Management Intern Daily Work is changing my life in many ways. During my internship, I am able to practice in the social work field and learn where my strengths and weaknesses lie as student.  I am able to build on my knowledge because of the weekly training’s and support that I receive at Daily Work. Daily Work motivates me to become an independent social worker. I will use this knowledge to assist my clients and contribute to the community in the future. 1. Meet New People I …
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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 is a returns regularly client of Daily Work thanks to the personalized approach he receives. “Daily Work is [the] best place to …
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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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