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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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Latest News & Articles

  • Posted on December 2, 2016 by Stacy Emond

    United Way Grants $550K to Culturally Specific Organizations

    In our continuing effort to accelerate the growth and capacity building of Culturally Specific Organizations (CSOs), Greater Twin Cities United Way is investing in 11 […]
  • Posted on November 11, 2016 by United Way Staff

    We are humankind.

    We believe that what unites us is more powerful than what divides us. We won’t stop until our mission to create pathways out of poverty […]
  • Posted on November 10, 2016 by Stacy Emond

    Welcome to our New Website!

    We’re excited to see you on our newly redesigned website! This website was built for YOU, all of our supporters. We’ve updated technology, to provide […]

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