Circles of Support received a significant contribution this week, funding one of our mentors’ Mobile Bicycle Repair Clinic for the summer of 2020. Thank you *so much* to this donor, and to everyone who supports our work in the Selby-Dale neighborhood of Saint Paul.
Thank you to a 3M employee who donated numerous pairs of warm, water-resistant 3M Thinsulate gloves for Circles of Support to distribute. Building a snowman is much more fun when kids’ fingers are warm and dry!
Yesterday we were able to put to good use a cot that had been donated to a Circles of Support mentor. One of our client’s kids was sleeping on a pallet because there was not enough room in the apartment for an additional bed. Floor dampness was an issue. Circles of Support set up this […]
Halloween is a fun and exciting holiday for many in our communities. But when a family is struggling to make ends meet, the extra pressure of purchasing things like Halloween costumes can make holidays a stressful time for parents and kids. Yesterday, two of our volunteers, J. and M., went to the Goodwill with a […]
Giving all kids access to new experiences – caring for an animal, learning how paddle a canoe, building something that works – is something we can do to inspire future adults and build our communities. Get involved with Circles of Support and find out how you can share your skills and interests with with folks […]
Many people in our communities face barriers to economic success. Lack of access to education, limited financial resources, no childcare, food insecurity, and housing instability are all factors that people just a few doors down, or just a few lockers away at your kids’ middle-school hallway, face daily. One way to break down those barriers […]
A lot of us take for granted our huge networks of supportive adults – people we can call when the car breaks down or your wallet is stolen or you’re running late to pick up a child from school and need back-up. Perhaps we grew up here in the Metro, and have a big family […]
Circles of Support is a grassroots direct-service organization committed to providing practical supports to foster self-sufficiency and economic empowerment for low-income families in St. Paul, Minnesota. Our approach involves radical, personal commitment to reversing inequity in our communities. Connect with us as a mentor or a volunteer, or apply for services.