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Check out our new series called “Innovating for Impact,” by Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers.

Patina Park, Holly Henning and Sam Blackwell
Posted on January 7, 2020 by Sam Blackwell

Greater Twin Cities United Way launched a series of Community Insight Sessions with our community partners in 2019. During these gatherings, we share learnings and […]

Arise Project at Pride
Posted on November 26, 2019 by John Wilgers

This post is part of a series called “Innovating for Impact,” where Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers invites readers to engage in […]

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Photo by Craig Lassig
Posted on November 18, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

We’d like to say a huge “thank-you” to the more than 400 volunteers who came together over the last two weeks to help 600 households moving into stable […]

Volunteers pack kits at Home For Good in Minneapolis
Posted on September 23, 2019 by United Way Staff

A stable home is the foundation that enables us to thrive—this has never been more evident in our community than it is right now. We […]

Minnesota Capitol Steps
Posted on March 18, 2019 by Liz Werner

On March 13, in partnership with the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, Greater Twin Cities United Way joined more than 200 organizations and nearly 800 […]

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey speaks to United Way Emerging Leaders on Feb. 1.
Posted on February 6, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

Greater Twin Cities United Way welcomed Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey as part of our Executive Leadership Series, hosted by Emerging Leaders. This series brings together young […]