Together We Thrive

The Twin Cities are known as one of the best places to live in the country. But that’s not true for everyone: 1 in 4 of our neighbors cannot afford their basic needs. Together, we will create a community where all people thrive, regardless of income, race or place.

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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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    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 October 9, 2019 by Liz Werner

    Bremer Bank and United Way partner to Cultivate Thriving Communities

    Every year, organizations ranging from small to large partner with Greater Twin Cities United Way to create positive change in our community. Our corporate partners […]
  • Posted on September 26, 2019 by Steven Walvig

    Disrupting Inequities through Youth Development & Career Readiness Programming

    Greater Twin Cities United Way recently launched a series of Community Insight Sessions with our community partners. During these gatherings, we share learnings and new […]
  • Posted on September 23, 2019 by United Way Staff

    Help Welcome Families Home for Good

    A stable home is the foundation that enables us to thrive—this has never been more evident in our community than it is right now. We […]

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.