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United Way 2-1-1 Call Center
Posted on February 8, 2019 by Liz Werner

Every 2.3 minutes, United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline addresses a local need. 2-1-1 assists people facing a problem or looking for opportunities by providing information about […]

Kyle Rudolph visits United Way booth at Super Bowl Experience
Posted on December 6, 2018 by United Way Staff

Today, United Ways across the country joined with the NFL and Nationwide to announce their team’s nominees for the Walter Payton Man of the Year […]

Character Playbook Logo
Posted on October 22, 2018 by United Way Staff

United Way has teamed up with the NFL to bring Character Playbook, a digital, interactive education program focused on positive youth development, to nearly 2,000 […]

Posted on October 18, 2018 by United Way Staff

Greater Twin Cities United Way has a new approach to community building, anchored in a long-term commitment to equity with a focus on filling the […]

Posted on October 11, 2018 by Andrea Caro

As Leaders United, a special United Way program created to develop our next generation of community and corporate leaders, gears up for its third year, […]

CHS Logo
Posted on October 8, 2018 by United Way Staff

With deep roots as an agricultural cooperative, CHS Inc. is committed to strengthening lives and communities. They know the strength of every community is based […]

Larry Dunivan and David Gibson
Posted on September 25, 2018 by Jeff Moores

Arise Project advocates broke new ground and made history last week by raising over $100,000—the largest impact ever created by Arise donors at a single […]

Posted on August 30, 2018 by Andrea Caro

For young to mid-level professionals in today’s constantly changing workplace, personal development is becoming increasingly important. Interpersonal skills like non-verbal communication, listening skills, problem-solving, and […]