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Dakota Woodlands believes everyone deserves an opportunity for a fresh start and to address their life’s complications in a safe and compassionate environment. Located in Eagan, Minnesota Dakota Woodlands can assist 22 homeless families at one time with housing and training that includes life skills, financial literacy, and personal wellness. The award winning program at Dakota Woodlands is known for its homey atmosphere, personal attention, and successful “one shelter stay” for its residents. After leaving the shelter, over 92% of the residents who participate in the full program succeed in staying stably housed.
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Volunteers’ family tradition: Cooking Thanksgiving dinner at Dakota Woodlands
By Maureen Schriner
Cooking and serving Thanksgiving Day dinner for Dakota Woodlands residents is how Ed and Michele Olson and their children have spent almost every Thanksgiving since 2004. Their day starts about 9 a.m., preparing mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, and other holiday foods. Staff get the turkeys roasting the night before for Ed to carve in the morning. To continue reading see our blog...
Location & Public Hours
3430 Wescott Woodlands
Eagan, MN 55123
MONDAY - FRIDAY
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY