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Get the latest about United Way, our partners and the nonprofit community. Check out our new series called “Innovating for Impact,” by Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers.

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Posted on June 15, 2021 by Sareen Keenan

By Sareen Dunleavy Keenan, Sr. Program Officer, Career Academies In a school year unlike any other, students were faced with continuing their education amidst a […]

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Posted on January 6, 2021 by Sareen Keenan

By Sareen Dunleavy Keenan, Sr. Program Officer, Career Academies Greater Twin Cities United Way envisions a united community where all people realize their full potential. […]

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Posted on September 10, 2020 by Liz Williams

By Liz Williams, Senior Program Manager, Career Academies and Afiya Ward This has been a year unlike any other. Many students in Minnesota ended their […]

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Posted on June 30, 2020 by Liz Williams

Greater Twin Cities United Way envisions a region where all youth have clear pathways to lifelong, purpose-driven, wealth-building careers with zero college debt. One way […]

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Posted on September 19, 2019 by John Wilgers

This is the first post in a new series called “Innovating for Impact,” where Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers invites […]