News and Articles

Get the latest about United Way, our partners and the nonprofit community. See staff commentaries for a unique, personal perspective on recent events from our organization’s employees.

 

Check out our new series called “Innovating for Impact,” by Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers.

Capture 89
Posted on September 18, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

Every year, organizations ranging from small to large partner with Greater Twin Cities United Way to create positive change in our community. Our company partners […]

Advocacy for Children Day
Posted on April 2, 2019 by Liz Werner

On March 28 parents, children, educators, coalition members, and advocates from across the state gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol for Advocacy for Children Day—a […]

United Way Action Day, August 8, 2018.
Photos / Workingpress Photo Agency
Posted on August 15, 2018 by Jenna Bennett

We know when our kids do better, we ALL do better. That’s why more than 3,000 volunteers gathered at Target Center last week for Action […]

LittleKids_Running
Posted on July 24, 2018 by Anne Soto

Minutes into my first day of teaching, I already could see Aljason’s limitless potential. My fourth-grade classroom brimmed with energy and possibility, but Aljason’s hand […]