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United We Win

Your gift supports the 1,500 young people in the greater Twin Cities without a safe place to call home. Together, we can end youth homelessness in our community.

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We are Changemakers

We’ve been around a long time because we are committed to our community. We’ll also try something new if it means we get closer to our goal of lifting our community out of poverty.

You Make a Difference

When you donate time or money to United Way, you’re helping break the cycle of poverty in your community. And when you or someone you know needs help, we’re here.

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    You can fight poverty and help people in your own community. Tell us what you love, and we’ll pair you with the perfect volunteer opportunity.
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    Your gift funds the programs and initiatives that make life better for the nearly 1 in 4 people in your community who live in poverty. Help your neighbor. Change the world.
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    Our 2-1-1 service is just a call away. We have connected more than 2.5 million people to the services and resources they need since 2010. We can help you, too.

United Way in Action

There are real human beings behind the statistics. These community impact stories are a testament to why we do what we do.

News You Can Use

  • Posted on February 8, 2019 by Liz Werner

    2-1-1 is Here for You

    Every 2.3 minutes, United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline addresses a local need. 2-1-1 assists people facing a problem or looking for opportunities by providing information about […]
  • Posted on February 6, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

    Minneapolis Mayor Speaks at Executive Leadership Series

    Greater Twin Cities United Way welcomed Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey as part of our Executive Leadership Series, hosted by Emerging Leaders. This series brings together young […]
  • Posted on December 7, 2018 by Sam Blackwell

    Joining Our Voices Together

    Sometimes, I look back and reflect on the time when I started my career at a local nonprofit in the Twin Cities as an AmeriCorps […]

For Companies

Your campaign is an integral part of United Way. We’ll help you make it a success with the materials and resources you need.

For Nonprofits

No matter where you are in the process—currently funded United Way program, seeking first-time funding, donor-designated funds—we can help.