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Posted on September 28, 2020 by Carrie Zelin Johnson M.Ed.

Greater Twin Cities United Way’s Community Connection Series brings together nonprofit partners, donors and stakeholders to share learnings and new ideas and discuss topics that […]

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Posted on September 10, 2020 by Liz Williams

By Liz Williams, Senior Program Manager, Career Academies and Afiya Ward This has been a year unlike any other. Many students in Minnesota ended their […]

Posted on September 9, 2020 by United Way Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelly Puspoki, Greater Twin Cities United Way, 952.334.4545, kelly.puspoki@gtcuw.org Ecolab Donates $575,000 to Greater Twin Cities United Way to Support Educational […]

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Posted on July 28, 2020 by United Way Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelly Puspoki, Greater Twin Cities United Way, 952.334.4545; kelly.puspoki@gtcuw.org ACTION DAY TO HELP 40,000 LOCAL STUDENTS HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL Greater […]

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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 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 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,” […]

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Posted on May 26, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

For over 30 years, Way to Grow has brought the community together to address the serious and prevalent gap in early childhood education in Minneapolis. […]