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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Posted on July 25, 2018 by United Way Staff

Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud takes charitable giving to a new level. It’s the only global platform that connects employees, customers and partners with the causes they […]

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Posted on June 29, 2018 by United Way Staff

This year’s Arise + Shine, hosted at City Works, broke historic records. For the second year in a row, this event was SOLD OUT! And […]

Posted on June 19, 2018 by United Way Staff

In partnership with the community and supported by thousands of generous donors, Greater Twin Cities United Way fights to end poverty and support long-term wellbeing […]

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Posted on June 15, 2018 by Katherine Bogart

Last week, I got my first opportunity to volunteer at a Greater Twin Cities United Way event as an intern. I attended the Feeding Who’s […]