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

Community Insight Session - Attendees network and laugh
Posted on October 31, 2019 by Tiffany Scott Knox

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

Early Childhood - Baby, in tummy, looking at a book
Posted on October 30, 2019 by John Wilgers

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

Faribault Woolen Mills Vintage Mpls Map Blanket
Posted on October 22, 2019 by United Way Staff

A stable home enables us to thrive, but homelessness in our community has increased 10% since 2015.* The good news: approximately 1,400 households transitioned into […]

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Posted on October 9, 2019 by Liz Werner

Every year, organizations ranging from small to large partner with Greater Twin Cities United Way to create positive change in our community. Our corporate partners […]

Steven Walvig speaking at United Way's Community Insight Session Sept 2019
Posted on September 26, 2019 by Steven Walvig

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

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 […]

Career Academies students work on piece of equipment
Posted on September 19, 2019 by John Wilgers

This is the first post in a new series called “Innovating for Impact,” where Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers invites […]

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Posted on September 18, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

Every year, organizations ranging from small to large partner with Greater Twin Cities United Way to create positive change in our community. Our company partners […]