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Posted on January 13, 2021 by Jenna Bennett

The economic impact of COVID-19 has made the housing crisis in the Twin Cities region more severe. Nearly 60% of all calls to United Way’s […]

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Posted on October 26, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Just over ten years ago, Ujamaa Place was founded with a unique mission: Provide holistic transformation for young African-American men experiencing inequity at the intersection […]

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Posted on October 14, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

For nearly 50 years, Face to Face Health & Counseling Inc. has been serving youth in Ramsey County experiencing homelessness or who are at risk […]

Posted on September 30, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Creating connection is the greatest work that the Teamsters Service Bureau has in its portfolio. “I wish more people knew that unions are groups of […]

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Posted on August 13, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Every morning in Minnesota, our neighbors wake up to obstacles that keep them from getting the basic help they need. For more than 100 years, […]

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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 June 24, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

“We’re seeing almost double the demand in calls compared to our typical walk-in visits as our community tries to deal with the effects of COVID-19,” […]