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United Way Feeding Who’s Hungry Volunteer Event at the Minneapolis Pipefitters Training Center  Thursday, May 30, 2019 in Minneapolis. /Photos by Craig Lassig for the United Way
Posted on May 31, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

We’d like to say a big “thank-you” to the more than 400 volunteers who came together yesterday to help halt hunger for 6,000 children and […]

Student running and jumping at Character Play book event
Posted on May 21, 2019 by United Way Staff

More than 200 middle-schoolers from Seward Montessori, Anne Sullivan and the American Indian Magnet School joined United Way and the Minnesota Vikings for the third […]

John Wilgers, Prseident & CEO
Posted on May 16, 2019 by United Way Staff

Greater Twin Cities United Way is pleased to announce today that John Wilgers will join the organization as President and CEO on May 20.

Posted on April 23, 2019 by United Way Staff

Greater Twin Cities United Way announced a $1.3 million grant from Wells Fargo to support United Way programs and nonprofit partners. Over the past five […]

Posted on April 17, 2019 by Stacy Emond

Give OUT Day is the only national day of giving for LGBTQ nonprofits. For United Way’s Arise Project, it’s our chance to raise funds to […]

Advocacy for Children Day
Posted on April 2, 2019 by Liz Werner

On March 28 parents, children, educators, coalition members, and advocates from across the state gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol for Advocacy for Children Day—a […]

Posted on April 1, 2019 by United Way Staff

Do you know a high school junior who is making a difference in the Greater Twin Cities area through volunteering? Could that student benefit from […]

Posted on March 29, 2019 by Stacy Emond

  I strongly believe that the business of a business is to improve the world. Those words by Marc Benioff, Salesforce’s CEO, echo the many […]