United We Win

United Way and the NFL have been teaming up for over 40 years. It's the longest-running collaboration between any major sports league and a nonprofit organization.

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Minneapolis and St Paul

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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    Get Help

    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 15, 2018 by Rachel Speck

    United We Fight for a Strong Workforce

    Nationally, we’re at a critical juncture in workforce development. Now, most of you might be thinking, “what the heck is workforce development?” and rest assured […]
  • Posted on February 4, 2018 by Jenna Bennett

    Meet United Way & NFL’s Super Bowl Ticket Winners!

    As part of the United Way and NFL’s 45-year partnership, we held a contest to give away Super Bowl LII tickets to lucky fans who […]
  • Posted on February 4, 2018 by Liz Werner

    Cheering for Each Other

    At the Super Bowl Experience, our virtual reality game “It’s in Your Hands” was a crowd-favorite! This special experience blends Character Playbook curriculum with the […]

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.