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Posted on February 4, 2018 by Jenna Bennett

As part of the United Way and NFL’s 45-year partnership, we held a contest to give away Super Bowl LII tickets to lucky fans who […]

virtual reality game at Super Bowl Experience
Posted on February 4, 2018 by Liz Werner

At the Super Bowl Experience, our virtual reality game “It’s in Your Hands” was a crowd-favorite! This special experience blends Character Playbook curriculum with the […]

Posted on February 2, 2018 by Lynette Commodore

I’ve been trying to keep an open mind about Minneapolis inviting the world to our fair city for Super Bowl LII, because I wasn’t sure […]

Mark tries out the Vikings gear at Super Bowl Experience
Posted on February 2, 2018 by Mark Egge

I spent two days volunteering this week in United Way’s Character Playbook booth at Super Bowl Experience, which, honestly, I really wasn’t looking forward to. […]

Kyle Rudolph visits United Way booth at Super Bowl Experience
Posted on January 31, 2018 by Stacy Emond

You’ve heard a lot about how football and United Way are bringing people together in this week leading up to the Super Bowl. And I […]

Posted on January 30, 2018 by Chad Brown

I was a part of the United Way booth at Super Bowl Experience on Sunday evening. Giving up a quiet Sunday evening at home was […]

United Way at Super Bowl Experience - youth in virtual reality headset
Posted on January 30, 2018 by Jeff Moores

Live from the Minneapolis Convention Center: a day full of new faces and a new twist on Minnesota Nice. We’re busy this whole week at […]

Posted on January 29, 2018 by Craig Warren

On Saturday night the Super Bowl Experience was a sight to behold. On the way over, we saw crowds of people flooding Nicollet mall for […]