Damiano Center

Trailfitters Hosting Warm Winter Clothing Drive

The Share the Love Clothing Drive will Benefit the Damiano Center in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Trailfitters, located in the Fitger’s Complex, is hosting their third annual clothing drive for the Damiano Center, running now through January 31st. The Damiano Center is in need of winter clothing to be distributed in their Free Store as demand ramps up with colder weather. The top needs include socks, jackets, boots, men’s clothing, gloves, and mittens….

Blankets, Sleeping Bags Wanted for Homeless as Weather Cools

Donations can be dropped off at CHUM, Damiano Center, or Loaves and Fishes.

DULUTH, Minn.- There’s a strong need for donations to help keep the homeless in Duluth warm right now and into the winter. Besides hats and gloves, CHUM’s drop-in shelter on First Avenue West needs as many sleeping bags and blankets as possible. This comes especially with the up-and-down weather the Northland has been experiencing lately. “If we look over the…

Damiano Center Celebrates 37 years of Supporting the Community of Duluth

Last year, the community kitchen served more than 100,000 meals.

DULUTH, Minn. – On this date in 1982 the Damiano Center served its first meal in Duluth. Today, they celebrate their  37th anniversary. The community kitchen celebrated by sharing a delicious lunch with visitors. The Damiano center was founded as a temporary soup kitchen during a deep recession. Now it’s the largest emergency meal provider in Northeastern Minnesota and also…

Organizations Give Free Aid On Legal Services Day

People also received assistance if they had warrants.

DULUTH, Minn. – For the first time criminal and civil legal organizations are together at the Damiano Center to offer legal services for people in need. Attorneys and public defenders offered advice on civil matters such as family law, housing and consumer issues. The goal is to make sure everyone has access to justice so people’s basic rights and needs are protected. “This is not…

Legal Services Day Offers Warrant Resolution

Anyone with warrants from Minnesota can attend.

DULUTH, Minn.- Legal Services Day will be held on Wednesday, March 21st. Individuals with warrants from Minnesota, can meet with prosecutors to figure out a plan. New this year agencies are on hand to discuss family and civil services. “If they’re not a fit for one organization they can see if they’re a fit for another organization,” Executive Director Legal Aid…

Volunteers Give Damiano Center A Facelift

Home Depot donated painting supplies and Zenith Bookstore will donate books.

DULUTH, Minn. – A fresh coat of paint can go a long way and the kids kitchen at the Damiano Center in Duluth is getting a new look because of it. Volunteers rolled up their sleeves and began phase one of a three part project. The renovations are part of the Leadership Duluth Program giving back to the community. The…

Miracle Eleven Provides Donations to CHUM, Other Shelters

Nearly $6,000 was Donated to Three Local Charities in Dultuh Wesdnesday Morning

DULUTH, Minn. – The CHUM Food Shelf and Shelter in Duluth received a big donation Wednesday from a local non-profit organization. Miracle Eleven was created by a group of brave men and women after a skydiving plane crash happened over Superior in 2013. You may recall, nine skydivers and two pilots walked away from the incident with minor injuries. The…