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Pioneer Press: Greater Twin Cities United Way announces new changes to prevent racism
KSTP: Action Day to help 40,000 local students head back to school
WCCO: United Way, Allianz Field Team Up To Give School Supplies To 40,000 Students In Need
Star Tribune: United Way’s largest volunteer event — filling school backpacks for needy kids — shifts to home
Twin Cities Business Magazine: United Way Kicks Off School Supply Drive
Pioneer Press: School supply drive will be held virtually this year, sponsored by United Way, Minnesota United
WCCO: 3M Open Fundraising Efforts To Focus On COVID-19 Relief
Pioneer Press: Minnesota Wild Hosting Supply Drive Wednesday for St. Paul Midway Community
Pioneer Press: Three non-profits create fund for minority-owned businesses in Twin Cities
WCCO: 3M Open To Support COVID-19 And Social Justice Initiatives This Year
Philanthropy News Digest: Twin Cities Rebuild for the Future Fund awards $2.5 million
Star Tribune: Twin Cities foundation leaders join forces to fund rebuilding efforts after George Floyd’s death
Star Tribune: Small Minneapolis nonprofits awash in donations post-protests are scaling up
Lori & Julia (myTalk 107.1): Carl Reiner & Greater Twin Cities United Way
Boston Globe: For Boston Scientific, a ‘most difficult year’
MinnPost: Beyond unemployment: How COVID-19 is affecting assistance programs throughout Minnesota
TPT-Twin Cities PBS: For Minnesotans of Color, a New Food Desert Underscores Disparities
WCCO Radio: Acooa Ellis, Sr VP of Community Impact, GTCUW, explains new partnership—Twin Cities Rebuild for the Future Fund (starts at 19:00)
Insight News: Twin Cities United Way, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation commit to working to transform criminal justice system
Sahan Journal: ‘Urgent call to action’: Huda Ahmed to lead collaboration on reforming Minnesota’s criminal justice, dismantling inequities
KMOJ-FM: Funds Released to Build for the Future
KSTP: Over $2.5M in Grants Awarded to Help Rebuild Twin Cities, Small Businesses
Forbes: Two Truths And A Lie: Leadership During A Pandemic
Star Tribune: Minnesota businesses, nonprofits see surge in giving — mostly from out-of-state donors
Star Tribune: Minneapolis, St. Paul foundations aim at rebuilding, criminal justice reform after riots.
Pioneer Press: Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for minority-owned businesses damaged in protests
Sahan Journal: ‘Urgent Call to Action’: Huda Ahmed to Lead Collaboration on Reforming Minnesota’s Criminal Justice, Dismantling Inequities
WCCO Radio: Real Talk with Roshini
Pioneer Press: Greater Twin Cities United Way donates $1.2 million for coronavirus relief
Pioneer Press: Acooa Ellis: Learning in—and from—a crisis
Star Tribune: Minnesota nonprofits rework volunteering during COVID-19
MinnPost: Beyond unemployment: How COVID-19 is affecting assistance programs throughout Minnesota
Twin Cities Business: Twin Cities United Way Raises $4.5M for Covid-19 Relief
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Business People: East Metro companies announce support for COVID relief programs
Forbes: 15 Leadership Lessons For Nonprofits Navigating A Crisis
KARE 11: MN musician Kyle Skye dedicates KARE 11 virtual performance to late grandfather, trailblazer Floyd Henderson
KARE 11: Running for a good cause
Runners’ World: In a time of isolation, Minnesotans must unite to support those who need our help
Pioneer Press: Backyard Runs, Masked Ultras, and More: These Runners Are Fundraising for COVID-19 Relief
MinnPost (commentary by Acooa Ellis): In a time of isolation, Minnesotans must unite to support those who need our help
Pioneer Press: KARE 11 Fundraiser
FOX 9: Sports teams fundraiser
KARE 11: Concert/Fundraiser
Fox9: Greater Twin Cities United Way Creates Fund to Help Those in Need Amid Outbreak
Pioneer Press: Greater Twin Cities United Way Establishes COVID-19 Fund
Twin Cities Business: Greater Twin Cities United Way Creates COVID-19 Relief Fund
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder: Twin Cities United Way Opens COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund
Black News Portal: Twin Cities United Way Opens COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund
Star Tribune: Nonprofits Ask for $60B in Federal Aid as They Brace for Decline in Donations During COVID-19
St. Paul Regional Labor Federation: Resources for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 Response
Workday Minnesota: Resources for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 Response
Star Tribune: Minnesota Nonprofits, Foundations Scramble to Response to COVID-19 Outbreak
MPR News: Here are Some Ways to Help Others During the Pandemic
Insight News: Resources Available During COVID-19
Minnesota Vikings: How to Help Vikings Community Partners Respond Against COVID-19
Star Tribune: Minnesota Foundations Give Emergency Aid to Nonprofits to Help Residents During COVID-19
Mpls StPaul Magazine: Minnesota Nonprofits and Charities to Support Coronavirus
Star Tribune: How to Lend a Helping Hand During the COVID-19 Crisis
TC Jewfolk: Emergency Social Services