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Posted on April 28, 2021 by James Collins

By James Collins, Director of 211 In partnership with Greater Twin Cities United Way’s 211 resource helpline, the state of Minnesota recently launched RentHelpMN, a […]

Posted on February 10, 2021 by Jenna Bennett

Did you know there is a helpline neighbors in need can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in more than 100+ languages? […]

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Posted on January 15, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

At Greater Twin Cities United Way, we believe that secure, stable housing is foundational to the health, safety and well-being of Minnesota families. That’s why […]

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Posted on January 14, 2021 by United Way Staff

Contact: Kelly Puspoki, 952.334.4545, GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY LAUNCHES “211 HOPE STARTS HERE FUND” FOCUSED ON HOUSING ASSISTANCE Donations to Fund Greater Twin […]

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Posted on January 13, 2021 by Jenna Bennett

The economic impact of COVID-19 has made the housing crisis in the Twin Cities region more severe. Nearly 60% of all calls to United Way’s […]

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 […]

Posted on April 20, 2020 by James Collins

Greater Twin Cities United Way’s 211 resource helpline connects people to services and resources related to housing, food, childcare, employment and more. If you or […]