• 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 »

Tell your legislator why "Home Is the Key" in 2017
Thank you, Ending Homelessness Together sponsors and speakers
Thank you, Angel Donors
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Workforce housing works for this family
Supportive housing helps single mom make ends meet

Beacon Stories

By Dennis Sanders Here are some housing links for your perusal for November 2017. 1. Anne Mavity was head of New Projects at Beacon until August when she accepted the Executive Director position at the Minnesota Housing Partnership, filling the shoes of longtime MHP head Chip Hallbach. ...
By Kadijah Parris There are many ways to measure the quality of someone’s life; by number of years, successes, or failures. For me,  it comes down to one simple word. Regret. Was it all worth going through? Was there anything you would do differently? As the child of a single...