WHAT: An interfaith gathering to benefit the Emergency Rental Assistance Program of Downtown Congregations to End Homelessness (DCEH). This official event of the Super Bowl Host Committee will highlight Minnesota’s national leadership in interfaith dialogue and cooperation while raising $250,000 for families at risk of becoming homeless.
WHEN: Sunday, January 28, 2018 2–3 pm program & entertainment; 3–4 pm free community reception with delicious food from Holy Land and assembling of dignity bags for people who are experiencing homelessness
WHERE: Westminster Presbyterian Church 1200 Marquette Avenue, downtown Minneapolis
WHO: Featuring J.D. and Fred Steele, Amwaaj Middle Eastern Ensemble, the Alliance and Street Song Choirs (homeless or formerly homeless person and their allies), spoken word teen artist Kaaha Kaahiye, and the Klezmer Cabaret Orchestra.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey will emcee, joined by senior clergy from the downtown congregations and former NFL star punter and Vikings player Greg Coleman.
HOW: Free and open to the public; 100% of free-will donations at event will go to the highly effective Emergency Rental Assistance Program (80% of families who received this assistance have remained housed after six months).
Limited free parking available onsite (first come, first served); five buses to provide free transportation to and from Westminster (locations to be announced closer to event date on this website).
INFO: For more information, contact Westminster at 612.332.3421 To donate directly to the Emergency Rental Assistance program please go here and fill in the bottom option.