Stephanie Brueske wrote -
It has been said, "On any given night, there are 4,000 homeless youth in Minnesota and many of them are in the north metro suburbs including all of Anoka County. When the darkness of night sets in, these youth are staying in shelters, couch-hopping or sleeping on the streets. HOPE 4 Youth, a nonprofit that provides pathways to end youth homelessness, is raising awareness of the plight of these young people by bringing the community together for the “Darkest Night of Your Life 4K.”
The 4K not only raises awareness of homeless youth in our community, but the funds raised will also go towards some of the operational costs of HOPE Place and help the young people leave the title of homeless in the past.