• Beacon is an interfaith collaborative of congregations ending homelessness through housing, shelter and advocacy.

    Our Congregations »

  • Our goal is to develop 1,000 homes by 2020 with your support. Since 2003 we have created or preserved almost 500 homes for about 800 people: families, youth and adults.

    See Our Housing »

  • Housing is a long-term goal but too many families need shelter tonight. Volunteers in our Families Moving Forward program shelter 12 families every night.

    Families Moving Forward »

  • Volunteer as a Beacon Citizen to influence legislation improving public policies and funding for housing and services to end homelessness.

    Become An Advocate »

  • There are many ways to help end homelessness. By offering opportunities that will work for any commitment level, Beacon makes it easy to make a difference.

    What It Takes »

Families Moving Forward: Ending homelessness one family at a time
Offering stable housing and a second chance
Building our collective power so all people have a home.
Cranberry Ridge Moves Forward
Beacon Congregation Convening: celebrate, inspire, act
Thank you, Angel Donors

Beacon Stories

This is the March 2018 Housing Update where we share what’s going on in the world of affordable housing.   As middle and high-end apartments are going up all around the Twin Cities, the Met Council wants to make sure there is affordable housing and is willing to foot the bill to...
You care about home. You want to make a difference. You know you can. Maybe what you don’t know is where or how to start. Welcome to Beacon Academy. Beacon Academy is a series of workshops designed with two goals in mind: to educate and to empower. Each course provides a different...