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Posted on January 15, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

At Greater Twin Cities United Way, we believe that secure, stable housing is foundational to the health, safety and well-being of Minnesota families. That’s why […]

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Posted on January 14, 2021 by United Way Staff

Contact: Kelly Puspoki, 952.334.4545, kelly.puspoki@gtcuw.org GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY LAUNCHES “211 HOPE STARTS HERE FUND” FOCUSED ON HOUSING ASSISTANCE Donations to Fund Greater Twin […]

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Posted on January 13, 2021 by Jenna Bennett

The economic impact of COVID-19 has made the housing crisis in the Twin Cities region more severe. Nearly 60% of all calls to United Way’s […]

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Posted on January 6, 2021 by Sareen Keenan

By Sareen Dunleavy Keenan, Sr. Program Officer, Career Academies Greater Twin Cities United Way envisions a united community where all people realize their full potential. […]

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Posted on December 22, 2020 by United Way Staff

GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY UNVEILS POLICY AND ADVOCACY AGENDA FOR 2021 STATE LEGISLATIVE SESSION Focus on housing stability, early childhood education and economic opportunity, […]

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Posted on December 17, 2020 by Kristen Rosenberger

By Kristen Rosenberger, Senior Advocacy Manager, Greater Twin Cities United Way We live in a region where divisions and poverty result in barriers for many […]

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Posted on December 15, 2020 by United Way Staff

Home For Good 2020 Throughout October and November, community changemakers supported United Way’s annual Home For Good initiative, addressing the need for essential household supplies […]

Posted on December 14, 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’S “HOME FOR GOOD” INITIATIVE TO HELP FAMILIES TRANSITION FROM HOMELESSNESS TO […]