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Jul 132013

While homelessness has decreased nationwide since 2009, it has increased by 6 percent in Minnesota. The increase is particularly high in greater Minnesota. In this article, Ed Murphy, executive director of Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless, suggests a role for the philanthropic community, government and the private sector. He makes a strong case for retirees, particularly those with retirement homes in smaller Minnesota communities, to consider volunteering to help ensure safe shelter for all Minnesotans when they need it. Read the article: www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/215319091.html