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Women United

Striving for racial and financial equity, Women United sees a community where all women have a path to financial stability, and all children have access to high-quality early childhood care and education. As a collective giving group, we invest in local programs that help women and children build a foundation for a thriving future.

Issues We’re Addressing

150,000

Greater Twin Cities women are living below the poverty line

36%

of children who experience poverty are less likely to retain consistent employment

What Women United Members Do

When women join together as changemakers and invest in and support other women, they can solve issues no one can solve alone. Our members work together to allocate funding that leads to better early childhood education outcomes for kids and greater economic stability for women. This funding provides flexibility for programs to test and scale innovative approaches that will fuel lasting change.

Our Progress to Date

3,254

women helped with financial stability

25,277+

children supported with high-quality early learning

$6M +

invested into the community

875

Individuals joined in support of affordable, accessible care and education

Giving Level: $1,000 Annually

How to Join Women United

Become a Women United member by making a gift today or by designating to Women United during the United Way campaign at your workplace.

How You Can Make an Impact

When you join Women United, you’ll be part of a dynamic, caring group of professionals who are dedicated to fueling and leading community change to create a Greater Twin Cities where all women and children thrive. You’ll have the opportunity to influence your investment and track the impact you make, network with like-minded influential women who are passionate about the community, and develop personal and professional leadership skills.

  • Network with other like-minded and influential women changemakers
  • Join Women United’s committees to direct your investment for greatest impact
  • Advocate for issues affecting women and children
  • Participate in meaningful volunteer projects serving local families
  • Empower your colleagues by hosting an event
  • Help all the women and children in our community thrive

Stories About Women United and Partners

Women United Participants Make 2,000 Masks for Local Healthcare Workers

CHS and United Way Partner to create stable households in our community

Events and Updates

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Regaining Ground: Advancing Equitable Learning Recovery for Students and Families
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Regaining Ground: Advancing Equitable Learning Recovery for Students and Families

November 10, 2022
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