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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 […]

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Posted on February 23, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

By Kristen Rosenberger, Director, Advocacy and External Engagement During this legislative session, one of Greater Twin Cities United Way’s primary focuses is to advocate for […]

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Posted on January 15, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

At Greater Twin Cities United Way, we believe that secure, stable housing is foundational to the health, safety and well-being of Minnesota families. That’s why […]

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Posted on January 14, 2021 by United Way Staff

Contact: Kelly Puspoki, 952.334.4545, 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 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 November 23, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Ever since opening in 1987, Clare Housing has been on the front lines of providing quality supportive services and permanent affordable housing solutions for people […]

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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 […]