If you are looking to support youth at The Link, check out the opportunities below, or connect with Yong at volunteer@thelinkmn.org and we can help you find meaningful and impactful ways to get involved!

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Holiday Volunteer Opportunities


Help make the holidays special for youth and young families at The Link!

By donating funds, gift cards, or items, you can ensure young people feel seen and celebrated this holiday season.

Please mail or drop off your donations to The Link’s main office at 1210 Glenwood Avenue in Minneapolis by December 9.

Amazon Wish List

Help fill the urgent and ongoing needs of youth and families at The Link by shopping our Amazon Wish List!  Current needs include:

  • $25 gift cards for the upcoming holidays
  • diapers (all sizes)
  • food (soup cups, mac and cheese, canned fruits and veggies, etc)
  • culturally specific hygiene items

Gift Link

Help provide holiday gifts to youth at The Link!

By donating a gift card, you are empowering youth to purchase the items they want or need this winter.

You can also make fleece blankets to go alongside the gift cards. Please mail or deliver items to The Link’s office at 1210 Glenwood Avenue in Minneapolis by December 9.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities


The Link has 5-10 move in’s a month throughout our programs. Most of our youth and families have experienced homelessness and have very few belongings.

Help us make a new house a home by adopting-a-room!

Adopt- a- Bedroom
Adopt- a- Kitchen
Adopt- a- Bathroom

Connect with Yong at volunteer@thelinkmn.org anytime with questions or to get started.

Host a (Facebook) Fundraiser

Financial support helps The Link continue to provide vital services of housing, support and basic needs to the youth and families in our community.

We know that a personal ask to friends, family, groups and churches is often the most impactful way to support a cause you are passionate about.

If you want to leverage your network to fundraise for The Link  please reach out to Karla at kgallien@thelinkmn.org to get started!

Facebook makes it EASY- learn more here!

Donate Silent Auction Items

Silent auctions are an amazing fundraising tool for The Link. Help put together a themed basket or donate an item today for our next event!

Reach out to Yong at volunteer@thelinkmn.org to learn more about upcoming opportunities.

Thank you for helping support youth at The Link!



Now more than ever we need your help to make sure the youth in our programs have access to food and other basic needs items.  You can support our youth by purchasing items from our Amazon Wish List today!

Thank you to all of our volunteers who make so many things possible for our youth & families!