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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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    Volunteer

    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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    Donate

    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 August 15, 2019 by United Way Staff

    Learning Alongside our Agency Partners

    On August 6, Greater Twin Cities United Way hosted an event for our newest agency partners, the first of several convenings this year. Typically, a […]
  • Posted on July 23, 2019 by United Way Staff

    Building Momentum in Transformation Plan: 500K Lives Impacted in 2018

    We’re guided by a bold, new vision: A united community where all people thrive – regardless of income, race or place of residence. In the […]
  • Posted on May 31, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

    Feeding Who’s Hungry Impacts 6,000 Local Families

    We’d like to say a big “thank-you” to the more than 400 volunteers who came together yesterday to help halt hunger for 6,000 children and […]

For Companies

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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.