The Landing MN awarded $150K from Mayo Clinic for new Rochester facility to help homeless

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(ABC 6 News) – The Landing MN announced on Tuesday in a press release that they have accepted a Mayo Clinic Capital Grant in the amount of $150,000.

The money will help the non-profit secure and renovate a day center to serve individuals experiencing homelessness.

The Landing MN plans to open its doors at a new location in Rochester sometime this fall.

The new facility will provide daytime shelter, nutrition, hydration, showers, laundry, social services, on-site medical care, and other needed resources.

“Mayo Clinic and The Landing MN share a commitment to helping residents of our community live with dignity and health,” says Erin Sexton, director of Mayo Clinic Community Engagement.  “Mayo Clinic is pleased to be able to support The Landing MN’s efforts to open a new day center to help meet the needs of residents experiencing homelessness in Rochester.”

Founded in 2018, The Landing MN is a resource-based non-profit organization, aiming to provide help to those facing homelessness within the greater Rochester area, and has assisted multiple individuals with fulfilling needs, such as handling medical resources, seeking housing, and obtaining necessities for day-to-day living.

To learn more about The Landing MN, CLICK HERE.