Recent News

By Greg a member of Vail Uptown Clubhouse It’s August and to us in Minnesota, USA , that means we’re soaking up the sun at the RAGNAR RACE! On August 16-17, a group of Clubhouse members, staff, and volunteers will run the 200+ mile relay race...

The annual Vail Uptown Garage Sale will be here before we know it.  This year it will be Friday, August 2nd & Saturday, August 3rd To donate items for the sale, bring your items for donation to the Uptown Minneapolis Clubhouse (address below) between 8am-4:30pm on...

We are thrilled to announce that Vail Place has been named one of the 150 companies in this year's StarTribune’s  Top Workplaces, an award that recognizes the best workplaces in the state of Minnesota. Top  Workplaces is an annual award based on an independent survey...

As time goes by and our programs expand we have more needs that you, the community, can help us obtain! Our newest Wish List items are:     Patio furniture New patio table with umbrella and chairs Swing porch chair or porch couch Loungers with no cushions ...

This past month we mailed our 2018 Annual Report to members, staff, partners and donors. Vail Place has had so much to celebrate over this past year because of the generosity of our supporters. Our 2018 Annual Report tells a rich story of accomplishments, like the...

Once again Vail Place has been recognized by the Charities Review Council for meeting its 25 Accountability Standards. The Council was founded in 1946 and works to build donor and nonprofit relationships for strong, vibrant and just communities. They collaborate with nonprofits, donors and grant-makers to...

Altruistic at Heart – Kayle finds her niche working for Vail Place Kayle Dietrich is a uniquely caring individual who has dedicated her professional life to helping others and making her community a better place. Vail Place is fortunate to employ Kayle as the Resident Opportunities...

In an effort to continue to provide our clients with services designed to help them live stable and healthy lives, Vail Place will implement a tobacco-free policy at all of our Twin Cities locations. The policy, which will go into effect on April 1, will prohibit...

"I just want to give a huge thanks. I have learned so much and have grown in my mental abilities for the better. Of course life will still be difficult at times. Now though, I am more equipped to tolerate these oncoming obstacles I figure!"...

Once the snow melts, and as Vail Place transforms to a totally tobacco-free environment on April 1, Hopkins members plan to hop on plans to transform their Clubhouse patio. The patio can offer so many more opportunities – programmatic, social, recreational – if refurbished and...

On Tuesday evening, February 19, Vail Place members took the stage at the History Theatre in St. Paul. They performed pieces based on their lived experiences with mental illness. They were applauded with a standing ovation and responses including: “The stories of the actors and their bravery to share them with us. Awe-inspiring.” “The honesty of emotions and the courage to tell these stories is deeply moving.” “Helped open my eyes, thoughts, caring. I’ve never experienced the causes/effects/ feelings of mental illnesses and understanding the impact on trying to be comfortable with oneself.” “It was deeply moving and inspiring.” “Helps me gain insight into the roads they traveled. Very thankful for all.” These are typical responses every year to members’ performances since the Vail Place Theater Arts program launched five years ago in close partnership with the History Theatre.