Give Real Change is a supporting initiative of the ninth
goal of The 2025 Plan: End Street Homelessness
in Downtown Minneapolis. To learn more about The 2025 Plan please visit DowntownMPLS.com
What you should know about panhandling:
- Panhandling is demeaning and as a community we can do better to help those in need.
- Giving a few dollars to an individual on the street is not a long-term solution.
- Contributing the same amount to an organization working to end street homelessness can make a REAL difference.
- Aggressive panhandling is illegal in Minneapolis. To understand when panhandling becomes a crime please click here.