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Celebrate Jordan Week of Kindness 2018

Jared Laabs
Posted by Jared Laabs on 5:07 PM on June 26, 2018

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Twin Cities Habitat is proud to partner with the Jordan Area Community Council to bring the 3rd Annual Jordan Week of Kindness. We're celebrating our long-standing commitment to North Minneapolis and investment in the Jordan neighborhood through our Neighborhood Revitalization program. For the past months, we have been working alongside outstanding residents and the neighborhood association to beautify this block through home repairs, a clean-up, and flower planting.

The event is about coming together to have fun and celebrate what we’ve accomplished as a community! This annual celebration will feature over 20 local vendors, several performers, activities for kids, and free food for all. Below is a preview of what you can expect during the celebration. Join us!

Saturday, June 30, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Irving Ave North
(between 30th Ave. N. and Lowry)

 

More about Jordan Week of Kindness

 

Speakers (program begins at noon)

  • Audua Pugh, Resident/Board member, Jordan Area Community Council
  • Chris Coleman, Chief Executive Officer, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
  • Emily Schmitz, Community Engagement Leader, Thrivent Financial
  • Cathy Spann, Executive Director, Jordan Area Community Council
  • Pam Wheelock, Chief Operating Officer, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
  • Mayor Jacob Frey
  • Council Member Phillipe Cunningham
  • Council Member Jeremiah Ellison

Performers

  • Red Eye Ruby
  • Tiyumba African Drum and Dance
  • Unlimited Next Level Drill and Dance team

Activities

  • Bouncy house
  • Activity and games by sPARKit
  • Professional double dutch training
  • Caribbean hip-hop Zumba and African dance

thrivent financial JWOK cleanup volunteer  JWOK_Cops

Food

  • Free delicious wraps and rolls by local vendor Wendy’s House of Soul

Vendors & Resources

  • Caring Heart Home Healthcare
  • Center for Energy and Environment
  • City of Minneapolis
  • Cleveland Neighborhood Association
  • Cookie Cart
  • FreedomWorks
  • Great is Thy Faithfulness
  • Hawthorne Neighborhood Council
  • Hennepin County Teen and Child Checkups Program
  • Jordan Area Community Council
  • Leady Eddy Van
  • Make Homes Happen
  • Neighborworks Home Partners
  • North Point
  • One Family, One Community
  • Restorative Justice Community Action
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
  • Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore
  • Xcel Energy

Open House

New this year is an open house featuring a home rehabbed by Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity and staged with furniture from Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStore. During the celebration, attendees can learn more about Habitat homeownership, Habitat programs and services such as A Brush with Kindness and Twin Cities Habitat ReStore.

  • Located at 3014 Logan Ave N., Minneapolis (There will be signs directing people to the home from the main celebration area).

Thank You

Many thanks to all of the volunteers that make this event a reality! Let’s bring neighbors together in a fun and meaningful way during the Jordan Week of Kindness and every day in between!

 

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Tags: Neighborhood Revitalization, 2018

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