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Posted on April 28, 2021 by James Collins

By James Collins, Director of 211 In partnership with Greater Twin Cities United Way’s 211 Resource Helpline, the state of Minnesota recently launched RentHelpMN, a […]

Posted on April 20, 2021 by John Wilgers

By John Wilgers, President & CEO, Greater Twin Cities United Way After months and months of anticipation and a historic trial, I am thankful and […]

Posted on April 14, 2021 by United Way Staff

Your Story. Our Children. Minnesota’s Future. 2021 Advocacy for Children Day Virtual Rally! For over 20 years, hundreds of young children, parents, educators and advocates […]

Posted on March 9, 2021 by United Way Staff

Contact: Kelly Puspoki, Greater Twin Cities United Way, 952.334.4545, kelly.puspoki@gtcuw.org   GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY GRANTS $682,000 TO SUPPORT NONPROFIT SECTOR STABILITY AMIDST COVID-19 CRISIS Since […]

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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 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 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 […]