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Creating Change in Our Hometown

For more than a century, we have continually evolved to respond to the most pressing challenges facing our community and deliver on a core promise: Create opportunity for all.

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Community Stories

Latest News & Articles

  • Posted on January 20, 2017 by Sam Blackwell

    Housing for All Minnesotans Day

    Greater Twin Cities United Way believes that a safe and stable home is a critical part of everyone’s success in life, not just because it […]
  • Posted on January 18, 2017 by Stacy Emond

    $2,500 Scholarship Open to High School Juniors

    Greater Twin Cities United Way is now accepting applications for a $2,500 educational scholarship. Created 30 years ago, the Juliet Evans Nelson Scholarship is dedicated […]
  • Posted on January 17, 2017 by Leslie Wright

    United Way in the Community: MLK Day Breakfast

    “The time is always right to do what is right.” This inspiring quote by Dr. King was the theme of yesterday’s Martin Luther King Day […]

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