Daily Work

A nonprofit organization

$22,145 raised

100% complete

$20,000 Goal

Minnesota’s immigrants face a variety of complex challenges that create barriers to finding quality work and living flourishing lives.

We’re driving to change that.

“The number of people born somewhere else climbed by nearly a million last year, reaching a record high of just over 46 million, according to new estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. ~NPR News, September 14

In an ever-evolving global landscape, Daily Work continues to rise to meet these pressing developments in our community. 

Minnesota is a leader in welcoming new arrivals including Afghans, Ukrainians, Ethiopians, and people from Central and South America. But once here, most face daunting bureaucratic challenges that compound their trauma and make it difficult to find good work.

At Daily Work we provide flexible, customized employment services that transcend job search basics: from help with driver’s training and license acquisition to untangling the maze of social service agencies, from supplying computers and tech training to moral support, and more…we are there.

And demand is absolutely surging. In 2023 we assisted 25% more job seekers than 2022.  Almost 80% of them are immigrants or refugees. Due to this increase:

  • Our interpreter costs have doubled. 
  • We hired an additional full-time case manager.

These investments are essential…and add significantly to expenses. Your gift is crucial to Daily Work’s ability to meet demand. Drive change in our community by making a donation now. 

Daily Work envisions a world where people aren't just surviving – but thriving – with quality work to support their families and shape their own futures. When you contribute to our comprehensive employment services, you make a difference every day.

Investing in immigrants and job seekers is not just doing what's right, it’s building a better community for all of us. Donate and be a catalyst for making this vision a reality.

“They helped me find a good job and get my driver's license. They showed me how to be successful in the United States.”  ~Anonymous Job Seeker

And a shout-out to our sponsors who matched gifts 2-to-1 through 12/31/23: Tom & Nancy Arata  •  Bridget & Jamie Borell  •  The Corridoni Foundation for Agency and Self-Determination  •  David Fredrickson & Jana Martin  •  Margaret Hibberd  •  Elizabeth Hinck  •  Imogene Hoff  •  Julie Hoff & Ron Lattin  •  Les & Jan Johnson  •  George & Kathy Kolstad  •  Dave & Linnea Krahn  •  Mari Jo Long  •  Bryan Morben  •  Harry & Martha Mueller  •  Dave & Judy Nass  • Carmen Nitsche  •  Vern & Birgitta Rice  •  Peter & Gerry Rogness  •  Mark & Alison Savin  •  Jake & Lindsay Scouvre  •  Maryellen Skan & Peter Thiel  •  Marie Stodolka  • Jane Townsend

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About Daily Work

We specialize in assisting job seekers with complex needs and/or facing systemic barriers to employment. Using a person-centered, relationship-based approach, we meet people where they are to help get them where they want to be. We are one of the few employment-service providers focused on serving immigrant communities.

Daily Work is not providing one-way services; we strive to build a shared, inclusive community rooted in empathy, learning and exchange, and collective care. Our holistic, relationship-based approach is more effective at serving those who fall through the cracks in public agency and employment service organizations because they need aid in multiple areas, require ongoing customized assistance, or benefit from culturally responsive services.

National studies have found that culturally grounded, strengths-based community support programs improve employment outcomes, reduce social isolation, and boost overall health and well-being for marginalized peoples.

Some service providers cannot deliver personalized approaches due to restrictions based on funding, employability, skill level, program affiliation, and more. Since Daily Work is almost entirely funded by individual gifts and private foundation grants, it means we can offer unique services and work with job seekers in ways that best suit their needs.

Thanks to our generous funders and volunteers, Daily Work connects people to meaningful employment, and builds community and thriving lives. We appreciate you!


(651) 204-3043
Contact page at daily-work.org

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Daily Work

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BIPOC Serving


ST PAUL, MN 55103-2028



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