Dear Daily Work Friends,
When you give to Daily Work, you're turning at-risk job seekers into valued employees who earn
a living wage and have personal and professional growth opportunities.
Last week, three dedicated job seekers who have been coming to Daily Work for 3+ years called to say hello and thank YOU. Radia will be starting a Master of Science degree in Nursing this fall and Bedriya (pictured) will complete her RN degree next spring; both of them also work living-wage, full-time jobs at major, urban hospitals. Anali just got a move-up position in the financial services industry. In less than two years, she has increased her hourly wage by 40 percent!
Your support provides people like Radia, Bedriya and Anali with the one-to-one tactical and emotional support they need to advance in the workforce.
Daily Work's financial resources are at their lowest in August and September each year, but job seekers need our support year-round. Here are some ways you can help make sure that Radia, Bedriya and Anali can continue to get the support they need to achieve their goals.
- Buy a raffle ticket. The grand prize is a suite for 24 people at the September 12 Twins Game against the San Diego Padres! Tickets are on sale now and are just $20. The drawing will be August 21 at 6 p.m.
- All proceeds support the job seekers at Daily Work! It's a win and Twins!
- Become a volunteer. We continue to seek members for our board of directors or people to work directly with job seekers. Call to talk to Julie to explore how to contribute your time and talents.
- Send a Donation or Pledge Payment. Your donation and/or pledge payment now will ensure that there is no gap in service this summer. Donate Now.
Thank you for supporting our job seekers. To read more about how your support is changing lives every day, please check out the stories below.
Julie Hoff, Executive Director
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Summer is here again, and we are proud to introduce our new case management assistant Brit Rademacher, and case management volunteer Gretchen Guenter to our Daily Work team along with another group of committed student interns; this time from Metropolitan State University and St. Olaf College.
They are excited to be at Daily Work to help others and for our interns, gain valuable experience to launch successful careers in social work.
Clockwise beginning at the top left: Anab Gurhan, Bola Oduloye, Maya Lehmann, Gretchen Guenter, Brit Rademacher, and Marbel Lih.