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

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Posted on November 27, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs teamed up with Greater Twin Cities United Way to impact 750 local families this Thanksgiving. Diggs donated and distributed […]

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Posted on December 10, 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 corporate partners […]

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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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Posted on November 20, 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 corporate partners […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]