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Minneapolis Police Warn of Phony Door to Door Habitat for Humanity Solicitor

Representatives from Habitat for Humanity confirm that they never solicit funds door to door.

Police are reminding residents that all solicitors, including charitable organizations, must carry a solicitor’s license with their name and picture on it.
Police are reminding residents that all solicitors, including charitable organizations, must carry a solicitor’s license with their name and picture on it.

Minneapolis Police have recently received reports of a man going door to door in the Fifth Precinct asking for contributions for Habitat for Humanity—and when residents decline to give any money, he becomes angry and defensive.

Representatives from Habitat for Humanity confirm that they never solicit funds door to door.

Police are reminding residents that all solicitors, including charitable organizations, must carry a solicitor’s license with their name and picture on it.

Click here to see an example of a solicitor’s license.

If someone comes to your door soliciting or asking for donations without a license, police ask that you call 911.

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