United Way Action Day 2017

Thanks to everyone who attended Action Day on August 17—you sold out the event, making this our largest Action Day yet! Thousands of volunteers joined United Way and the St. Paul Saints at CHS Field to stuff 12,000 backpacks full of school supplies so Twin Cities kids can return to school ready to rock.

See the full event recap.

Event Beneficiaries

Backpacks made at Action Day will help kids at 24 United Way partner agencies:

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, Casa de Esperanza, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, CEAP, Centro Tyrone Guzman, CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Sevicio), CommonBond Communities, Community Action Partnership of Scott Carver & Dakota Counties, CROSS Services, Face to Face Health & Counseling Service, Keystone Community Services, Lifetrack , Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, Merrick Community Services, Neighborhood House, NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, Pillsbury United Communities, Project for Pride in Living, Inc., RESOURCE, Inc., Solid Ground, Urban Strategies, Inc., Way to Grow, Wellshare International, YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

Action Day Details

  • Action Day doesn’t have rain delays! We’ll have the concourse and surrounding outdoor area tented, just in case.
  • Please bring your tickets to gain access to this event. Make sure you either display the electronic tickets from your mobile device, or print out the paper tickets in advance.
  • CHS Field is located off of I-94 and HWY 52 at 360 Broadway Street in St. Paul. Get directions.
  • We recommend parking at Union Depot. It’s the closest facility and has plenty of spaces. See a map of all available lots.

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Action Day is co-hosted by Greater Twin Cities United Way and

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Action Day 2017 CHS Field Sign - 12,000 Backpacks
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Thu, Aug 17
6:00p.m. - 8:30p.m.
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  • CHS Field
    360 Broadway Street, St. Paul, MN 55101

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