February 2018
MINNESOTA ASSISTANCE COUNCIL FOR VETERANS
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Our Mission
To End Veteran Homelessness in Minnesota
Our Vision
To provide assistance throughout Minnesota to Veterans and their families who are homeless or experiencing other life crises leading to homelessness
Message from the Chief Operating Officer
I would like to take a moment to thank all our community partners, supporters, and Veterans that we are working with and serving in the community. Over the last year MACV has worked hard to scale our resources throughout the state to improve our regional point of service delivery and find new and innovative ways to serve our Veterans. Over the next year you will continue to see more efforts in building relationships and creating systems that allow our team to help serve Veterans who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless in Minnesota. While MACV builds on our capacity to support Veterans you may see new fundraising initiatives and volunteer opportunities that you may want to get involved in. I welcome your comments and feedback and invite you to join our mission of Ending Veteran Homelessness in Minnesota in any way you are able to. Please feel free to reach out to me directly so we can serve our Veterans.




Jon Lovald
Chief Operations Officer
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans
Office: 612-503-5151
Email: jlovald@mac-v.org

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New MACV Team Members
Metro Office Case Manager
Stephanie Stetler
I chose to become an employee at MACV because I wanted to make a difference in the lives of those who served our country. I have about four years of experience working with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and/or homelessness. I recently graduated with my Associates Degree in Human Services from WITC- New Richmond where I did an internship at a CVSO office in Spooner, Wisconsin. My internship experience really encouraged me to continue my work with Veterans. I am currently pursuing my Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from UW- Stout. I enjoy spending my free time outdoors- hiking, fishing, hunting, or camping. 
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) | Phone 833-222-MACV (6228)   | mac-v@mac-v.org
February 2018 Highlights
North Office
This year MACV participated in the 3rd Annual Walking on Water Event. Our very own North Office case manager Darius Simon is featured on the local news talking briefly about the event. Watch Here
Metro Region
MACV thanks the Minnesota Masonic Charities and the Grand Lodge of Minnesota Masons for their incredible donation of $40,000 to help end Veteran homelessness in Minnesota. These funds will be used to support our master leasing initiative which will provide more access to housing for homeless veterans.
South Office
MACV was proud to participate in the annual Soups for Troops cook off in Mankato, MN. The proceeds from this event go towards local veteran projects in the community. Pictured here are Mike Montalto and Ryan Frank.
During the Soups for Troops event Ryan was presented with an award in appreciation for his service to our great country. Thank you for your service Ryan!!
Upcoming Legal Clinics
For full details, and to download the flyer, please click here
Minneapolis Legal Clinic
When: Tuesday March 13th
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm
Where: VA Medical Center
Flag Atrium Balcony Room 2S 114
Anoka Legal Clinic
When: Thursday March 1st
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Where: Anoka County Government Center
2100 3rd Ave. Room 237 Anoka, MN. 55303
Birthday? Celebration?
Create a Facebook Fundraiser for MACV by using these easy steps. You can be part of our Mission to End Veteran Homelessness in Minnesota by selecting us as your charitable cause.
To create a fundraiser for MACV
  1. Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed.
  2. Click Get Started
  3. Select Search Nonprofits
  4. Enter Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans
  5. Enter how much you want to raise
  6. Hit next and complete!

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) | Phone 833-222-MACV (6228)   | mac-v@mac-v.org