"Minnesota (Really) Nice"

Would you please join me in donating much-needed hotel room nights for those on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight? 

We're expecting the demand to grow exponentially over the coming weeks so please consider how you might help these selfless servants!  

Many nurses and other health care professionals (HCPs) are placing themselves at great risk to care for Minnesotans with COVID-19, and some of them cannot return home in the short-term due to the danger it presents for family members with underlying health conditions.

We've made arrangements with 28 hotels in the Twin Cities and Rochester who've agreed to provide rooms for at-cost rates of $55-$70 per night.

Will you please consider a $55-$70 donation to provide a good night's sleep for one of these dedicated professionals? 

Your gift will enable these HCPs to get the rest they need so they can continue to care for our fellow Minnesotans with COVID-19, and do so without creating more risk for their family members.

**ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of your donation will go towards paying for the hotel room nights with zero administrative costs (less 2.9% GoFundMe fee), and we will be partnering with the Minnesota Nurses Association to help direct the free room nights to the HCPs in need.

I'm donating the first 90 room nights with a goal of raising 500 (or more) room nights. 

Please help drive awareness by sharing this with your network, posting it on social media, etc.

Thank you in advance for your consideration; any and all gifts will make a huge difference!!

***I'd like to acknowledge TPI Hospitality, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Hawkeye Hotels for their generous offer to make their properties available for these low rates.  Without their partnership this effort would not be possible.***

Three Groups of Participating Hotels

HCPs:  Please email [email redacted] to utilize donated rooms at the following 19 hotels (24 hour notice required).   

Please include the healthcare facility where you work, your position, the hotel location and requested dates (limit three nights per HCP until we determine demand).  You will need to have your medical ID with you at check-in.   

     -  Staybridge Suites – Bloomington  
     -  Hampton Inn – Bloomington   
     -  Hilton Garden Inn – Bloomington 
     -  Staybridge Suites – Eagan   
     -  Holiday Inn Express – Golden Valley 
     -  Staybridge Suites – Maple Grove
     -  Residence Inn – Maple Grove
     -  Courtyard Marriott – Maple Grove
     -  Holiday Inn Suites – Maple Grove
     -  Hampton Inn – Maple Grove
     -  Hampton Inn – Minnetonka
     -  Homewood Suites – New Brighton
     -  Homewood Suites – Rochester
     -  Courtyard by Marriot – Rochester
     -  SpringHill Suites – Rochester
     -  Home2 Suites – Roseville
     -  Residence Inn – Roseville
     -  Hilton Garden Inn – Shoreview
     -  Homewood Suites – St. Louis Park


HCPs:  Please email [email redacted] to utilize donated rooms at the following 3 hotels (24 hour notice required). 

Please include the healthcare facility where you work, your position, the hotel location and requested dates (limit three nights per HCP until we determine demand).  You will need to have your medical ID with you at check-in.   

     -  InterContinental  Riverfront – St. Paul
     -  Doubletree Minneapolis Park Place - St Louis Park
     -  Doubletree St. Paul 


HCPs:  Please email [email redacted] to utilize donated rooms at the following 5 hotels (24 hour notice required). 

Please include the healthcare facility where you work, your position, the hotel location and requested dates (limit three nights per HCP until we determine demand).  You will need to have your medical ID with you at check-in.   

     -  Courtyard By Marriott – Edina / Bloomington
     -  Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mall of America - MSP Airport
     -  Fairfield Inn and Suites - Shakopee
     -  Home2 by Hilton - Eagan
     -  Hampton Inn by Hilton - Lakeville


HCPs:  Please email [email redacted] to utilize donated rooms at the following  hotel (24 hour notice required). 

Please include the healthcare facility where you work, your position, the hotel location and requested dates (limit three nights per HCP until we determine demand).  You will need to have your medical ID with you at check-in.   

     -  Element Minneapolis Downtown

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Organizer

John Maring 
Organizer
Eden Prairie, MN
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