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Posted on February 10, 2021 by Acooa Ellis

By Acooa Ellis, Senior Vice President, Community Impact Greater Twin Cities United Way’s Community Connection Series brings together nonprofit partners, donors and stakeholders to share learnings and new ideas […]

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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 […]

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Posted on October 12, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Staying in regular communication and continuing quality care for residents was at the heart of the COVID-19 response for Sholom, a senior care facility with […]

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Posted on September 30, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Creating connection is the greatest work that the Teamsters Service Bureau has in its portfolio. “I wish more people knew that unions are groups of […]

Posted on September 29, 2020 by United Way Staff

Contact: Kelly Puspoki, Greater Twin Cities United Way, 952-334-4545, kelly.puspoki@gtcuw.org GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY PROVIDES $1.15 MILLION TO SUPPORT STUDENTS AND NONPROFITS AMIDST COVID-19 […]

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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 […]