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United Way is teaming up with the Minnesota Wild to host Action Day 2019, an all-ages, family-friendly volunteer event to help Twin Cities kids go back to class set up for success!

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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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    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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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 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 […]
  • Posted on May 21, 2019 by United Way Staff

    MN Vikings and United Way Help Students Celebrate Character Playbook

    More than 200 middle-schoolers from Seward Montessori, Anne Sullivan and the American Indian Magnet School joined United Way and the Minnesota Vikings for the third […]
  • Posted on May 16, 2019 by United Way Staff

    Greater Twin Cities United Way Welcomes New CEO

    Greater Twin Cities United Way is pleased to announce today that John Wilgers will join the organization as President and CEO on May 20.

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