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Link, The

The Link’s mission is to build a supportive community network that links youth and their families to their inner strength through life skills, education, advocacy, supportive housing, and a dynamic network of social services to transform lives.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 2/15/2012
1210 Glenwood Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Phone: 612-871-0748
Fax: 612-871-0755
EIN 41-1920649
Principal Staff Beth Holger-Ambrose, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 54
Number of Volunteers 80
Number of Clients Served 3000
Donated Goods Accepts donated goods
Tags / Keywords Crime & Justice, Housing & Homelessness, Elementary & Secondary Schools, Children & Families
General Information
Board Chair Crystal Hatcher
Number of Board Members 14
Board meetings with quorum 7
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 8
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Be@school, our truancy program, served 417 youth. Our housing program provided support for 67 homeless young people. Our Juvenile Justice Center in Hennepin County had 2546 visits by 1620 young people. JSC provided more intensive services to 232 young people. Our North Suburban Evening Reporting Center served 42 young people.
Current Goals
This year, we will be expanding our housing program with the addition of thirty scattered site residences. Additionally, demand for our other programs continues to increase.
Community or Constituency Served
at risk youth
Geographic Area Served
Hennepin and Dakota Counties
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $1,561,930 85.8%
Management: $152,486 8.4%
Fundraising: $105,230 5.8%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2010 2009 2008
End of Year: $837,924 $770,104 $696,380
Beginning of Year $770,104 $696,380 $564,449
Difference $67,820 $73,724 $131,931
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $837,924
Based on information provided on 2008 to 2010
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