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Check out our new series called “Innovating for Impact,” by Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers.

Arise Project at Pride
Posted on November 26, 2019 by John Wilgers

This post is part of a series called “Innovating for Impact,” where Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers invites readers to engage in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Arise Project member waves flag at Pride Parade 2017
Posted on April 20, 2018 by United Way Staff

Wow—just WOW. On the only national day of giving for the LGBTQ community—Give OUT Day—Arise Project reached our bold goal of raising $25,000 in donations! Thanks […]