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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 August 27, 2020 by James Collins

On Aug. 24, the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) announced the launch of the new $100 million COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program, which provides housing assistance […]

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Posted on August 19, 2020 by Kish Daniels

On Thursday, August 13, United Way teamed up with the Minnesota United FC to host Action Day 2020. To keep our community safe, Action Day was mostly virtual, besides the in-person and […]

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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 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 June 24, 2020 by United Way Staff

By Kittie Fahey, Jeff Halbur and Shelly Lucas The events of 2020 have been difficult for all of us, particularly for people experiencing poverty as […]