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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 […]

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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. […]

Posted on May 18, 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 GRANTS $700,000, SUPPORTING NEW, HOLISTIC APPROACHES TO SERVING THE COMMUNITY AS A […]

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Posted on May 13, 2020 by Kristen Rosenberger

Kristen Rosenberger is Senior Advocacy Manager at Greater Twin Cities United Way. With the Minnesota Legislature in its final week of deliberations before session ends […]

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Posted on May 7, 2020 by United Way Staff

Contact: Kelly Puspoki, Greater Twin Cities United Way, 952-334-4545, kelly.puspoki@gtcuw.org Allison Frailich, Medtronic Foundation, 612-413-2313, allison.frailich@medtronic.com Medtronic Foundation Donates $100,000 to Greater Twin Cities United Way […]