Housing, Jobs & Connections: Men Exiting Prison

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A nonprofit fundraiser supporting

180 Degrees, Inc.
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Empower Minnesota men exiting prison to secure housing, jobs, & support & rebuild family connection.


raised by 3 people

$2,000 goal


After serving time, most men newly released from prison are eager to rebuild their lives. 180 Degrees sets them on the right path with short- and long-term housing, job placement, and structured support.  Every client is met with dignity.

Your donation equips men with the fundamental tools to transition back to their communities, contributing as husbands, fathers, sons, and brothers. 

A BIPOC-led organization since 1973, 180 Degrees builds on 50+ years of racial equity advocacy to help adults break the destructive cycle of trauma created by poverty, racism, homelessness, and sexual exploitation.  

Program Results

“I was ready for change when I came to Clifton Place. I completed my GED and got a full-time job with benefits".    

    - - Former Clifton Place Client

72% of clients secure paid employment and permanent housing 

80% of clients are BIPOC. Clifton Place's 100% BIOPOC leadership creates an affirming culture for everyone.

Donate Today!

New Donors:  Your Gift Today Can Unlock $50,000 more for men rebuilding their lives after exiting prison.

$50,000 Impact: Your donation today will have a $50,000 impact. The Richard M. Schulze Foundation has agreed to award us $50,000 if we can meet the $50,000 baseline goal from new donors. However, it is "All or Nothing." If we don't meet this goal, we cannot receive the matching transformative gift from the foundation.

High Need: There are long waiting lists in Minnesota for felon-friendly, affordable housing with structured support. Your gift today will help us meet this $50,000 Challenge. Together, we can direct more resources to ensure safe communities for all while providing needed support for successful release.

Donation Services Provided
$50 Provide 1-month of transportation for one client for job interviews, employment, healthcare, and family connections.  appointments.
$100 Provide one night of shelter with meals and trauma services one night shelter stay with three meals.
$500 Provide mental and chemical health support for one month for one man newly released from prison.
$1,000 Clifton Place, Leadership Circle, Provide sustaining support for 200 men receiving shelter, meals and job placement.



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