Families Moving Forward

Families Moving Forward is the shelter program of Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative. Volunteers from hosting congregations throughout the Twin Cities provide overnight shelter, meals and hospitality to up to 8 families, or about 30 parents and children, every week of the year.

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Facebook Page:  FMFOpensDoors

Lumen Christi Catholic Community is hosting families

January 12 – 19, 2020

July 12 – 19, 2020

November 24 – Dec. 1, 2020

This important ministry would not be possible without the help of many volunteers.  Please join us.  There is something for everyone.

Virtus Training Signup



– Nan Cedarblade, 612-889-8336 or email

– Maddie McDonell, email


Volunteer Job Descriptions

Please click on the link below for a complete volunteer description.
Make sure to scroll down through all pages.

Setup Volunteer

Breakfast Host

Dinner Host

Evening Host

Evening Host Youth Volunteer

Male Overnight Host

Female Overnight Host

Laundry Volunteer

Take Down Volunteer

Supplies/Shopping Volunteer

Click here to find out more about homelessness and the Beacon Interfaith Collaborative