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Posted on October 22, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Just over ten years ago, Ujamaa Place was founded with a unique mission: Provide holistic transformation for young African-American men experiencing inequity at the intersection […]

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Posted on October 21, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

The civil unrest sparked by the murder of George Floyd resulted in significant property damage to cultural corridors where Black, Indigenous and People of Color […]

Posted on October 15, 2020 by United Way Staff

Contact: Kelly Puspoki, Greater Twin Cities United Way, 952-334-4545, kelly.puspoki@gtcuw.org GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY AWARDS $250,000 IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT NORTH MINNEAPOLIS FOOD SYSTEM TIMED WITH […]

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Posted on October 14, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

For nearly 50 years, Face to Face Health & Counseling Inc. has been serving youth in Ramsey County experiencing homelessness or who are at risk […]

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Posted on October 12, 2020 by United Way Staff

Staying in regular communication and continuing quality care for residents was at the heart of the COVID-19 response for Sholom, a senior care facility with […]

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Posted on September 30, 2020 by United Way Staff

Creating connection is the greatest work that the Teamsters Service Bureau has in its portfolio. “I wish more people knew that unions are groups of […]

Posted on September 29, 2020 by United Way Staff

Contact: Kelly Puspoki, Greater Twin Cities United Way, 952-334-4545, kelly.puspoki@gtcuw.org GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY PROVIDES $1.15 MILLION TO SUPPORT STUDENTS AND NONPROFITS AMIDST COVID-19 […]

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Posted on September 28, 2020 by Carrie Zelin Johnson M.Ed.

Greater Twin Cities United Way’s Community Connection Series brings together nonprofit partners, donors and stakeholders to share learnings and new ideas and discuss topics that […]