Give Out Day 2018
All Minnesota youth deserve to grow up safe. Thank you, for giving OUT over $20K to fund innovative grants that create programming and services to help LGBTQ kids on the streets.
Learn More About Arise
Our state is facing a serious emergency when it comes to LGBTQ youth homelessness. Since 2011, Arise Project has invested more than $1 million dollars to end it.
We Fight for LGBTQ YouthWe fund new programs and invest in partnerships that are creating culturally relevant services that help LGBTQ youth grow up safe.
We Fight for Equal FundingThe Midwest is alarmingly behind when it comes to providing resources to address LGBTQ youth homelessness - $4 million per year behind.
We Fight for Safe HousingOn any given night in Minnesota, there are more than 4,700 youth who experience homelessness. Of those, 40% identify as LGBTQ.
Meet our Givenators
Mike Augustyniak"If you believe that MN should be a loving and caring community for all, I hope you’ll stand UP and give OUT today to help me and United Way support youth in our community."
Sasha Andreev"Solving youth homelessness isn’t easy – but it starts with people like you and me to serve as a voice for the voiceless! Let’s show our MN love for those who could really use it."
Alexis Thompson"I'm honored to return this year once again as an Arise Project Givenator to ensure the funding for LGBTQ youth homelessness matches the need. I hope you’ll join me—let’s get to work!"
Arise Project: Give OUT Day News
Arise volunteer Jillian Hiscock braved the historic April 14 snowstorm to visit WCCO and chat with morning show anchors Mike Augustyniak and Jennifer Mayerle about Give OUT Day.
Alexis Thompson from MyTalk 107.1 is going BIG for Give OUT Day. Listen to her PSA!
Arise volunteer Joey Rayburn and United Way staffer Jeffrey Moores stopped by Jason & Alexis in the Morning on MyTalk 107.1 to discuss the serious shortfall this state is facing in LGBTQ funding.
Arise volunteer Jillian Hiscock talks with Alexis Thompson and Jason Matheson from MyTalk 107.1 about the unique way United Way Arise Project is working to end youth homelessness in the Twin Cities.