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posted Jul 26, 2011, 11:12 AM by Merrick Community Services   [ updated Aug 8, 2012, 1:04 PM ]
Merrick Selected as a Favorite Local Nonprofit!
Merrick Community Services was selected by KARE 11 as a favorite local nonprofit as part of KARE 11's "11-11-11" Celebration! Viewers were asked to recognize their favorite local non-profit organization by emailing an essay to the news station about the good work being done in their community.  Eassys were randomly selected and their organizations were recognized on November 11, 2011. Every hour, at 11 minutes after the hour, KARE 11 awarded $1,100 giving cards to individuals for their favorite local nonprofit.

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Merrick On The Move: Big changes with a New Facility and Executive Director
East Side Review, Vol 27, Number 39  
Lillie Suburban Newspaper
by Kailtlyn Egan, News Editor
Sunday, September 25, 2011
Big changes are ahead of Merrick Community Services after the arrival of a new executive director in January, 2011 and the recent purchase of a new building on Railroad Island on September 2, 2011.
Full article available here.
 Merrick Community Services Announces Move In St. Paul
Pioneer Press
Staff Report
Posted: 09/28/2011 12:01:00 AM CDT

Merrick Community Services, a provider of services to residents of St. Paul's East Side, including families and children, said it has purchased property at 600 Lafayette Road in St. Paul that will become its new home.

Full article available here.

A New Face and A New Place: Merrick Food Shelf on the Move
East Side Review, Vol 27, Number 33
Lillie Suburban Newspaper
by Kaitlyn Egan, News Editor
Sunday, September 11, 2011
At a time when local and national attention turns toward the rise in unemployment and chronic joblessness,
Merrick Community Services programs are providing essential services to those in need.
Full article available here.