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Women United

Women United sees a community where all women have a path to financial stability and all kids have access to high-quality early childhood care and education. We are a passionate group of donor-members who invest in local programs that help women and children build a foundation for a thriving future regardless of income, race or place.

Issues We’re Addressing


Greater Twin Cities women are living below the poverty line


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


women helped with financial stability


children supported with high-quality early learning

$6M +

invested into the community


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 from Women United Members

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

Photo of Natividad Herrera

Perspective: My Experience as a United Way Policy Intern

May 13, 2022
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People meeting together to make a difference.

April Advocacy Update: The Final Weeks of Session

May 2, 2022
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Economic Opportunity for All: Community Wealth Building for Racial Justice

April 26, 2022
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