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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.

MMLA attorneys on the front line
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, […]

Minnesota Capitol Steps
Posted on July 21, 2020 by Kristen Rosenberger

Last week, Governor Tim Walz approved $100 million in state funding to support emergency housing assistance. These dollars will come from the federal Coronavirus Aid, […]

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Posted on June 30, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation was established in 1906 to support the well-being of the people of Saint Paul. Today, the foundation combines direct services, research, […]

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Posted on June 26, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

For nearly five decades, CommonBond Communities has worked with its residents to create community through affordable housing and support services. The nonprofit is driven by […]

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Posted on April 20, 2020 by James Collins

Greater Twin Cities United Way’s 211 resource helpline connects people to services and resources related to housing, food, childcare, employment and more. If you or […]

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Posted on March 6, 2020 by Kristen Rosenberger

By Kristen Rosenberger, Senior Advocacy Manager The 2020 Minnesota Legislative Session is off to a brisk start, and Greater Twin Cities United Way and our […]

Patina Park, Holly Henning and Sam Blackwell
Posted on January 7, 2020 by Sam Blackwell

Greater Twin Cities United Way launched a series of Community Insight Sessions with our community partners in 2019. During these gatherings, we share learnings and […]

Arise Project at Pride
Posted on November 26, 2019 by John Wilgers

This post is part of a series called “Innovating for Impact,” where Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers invites readers to engage in […]