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LSS, Brainerd restaurant to host benefit to help end youth homelessness

Sunshine Kitchen Moonshine Lounge in Brainerd is partnering with Lutheran Social Service (LSS) to help end youth homelessness in Minnesota through a fundraiser called A Couch is Not a Home at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Sunshine Kitchen Moonshine Lounge at 723 Mill Ave.

The event will include a silent auction, food and live music performed by area musician Andy Cook.

LSS is a lifeline for at-risk youth ages 16 to 21 by providing life skills classes, peer support groups and transitional housing assistance. LSS staff offers emotional support while connecting youth to safe shelter and help with immediate basic needs, such as food, clothing, hygiene supplies, bus tokens and first aid supplies.

For more information, contact Audriana Wallin at 218-824-3772 or

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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