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Posted on September 25, 2018 by Jeff Moores

Arise Project advocates broke new ground and made history last week by raising over $100,000—the largest impact ever created by Arise donors at a single […]

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Posted on September 13, 2018 by Andrea Caro

Leaders United, a unique course designed to engage and develop the next generation of corporate and community leaders with the multicultural skills needed for success, […]

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Posted on August 30, 2018 by Andrea Caro

For young to mid-level professionals in today’s constantly changing workplace, personal development is becoming increasingly important. Interpersonal skills like non-verbal communication, listening skills, problem-solving, and […]

United Way Action Day, August 8, 2018.
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Posted on August 15, 2018 by Jenna Bennett

We know when our kids do better, we ALL do better. That’s why more than 3,000 volunteers gathered at Target Center last week for Action […]

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Posted on July 25, 2018 by United Way Staff

Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud takes charitable giving to a new level. It’s the only global platform that connects employees, customers and partners with the causes they […]

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Posted on July 24, 2018 by Anne Soto

Minutes into my first day of teaching, I already could see Aljason’s limitless potential. My fourth-grade classroom brimmed with energy and possibility, but Aljason’s hand […]

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Posted on June 29, 2018 by United Way Staff

This year’s Arise + Shine, hosted at City Works, broke historic records. For the second year in a row, this event was SOLD OUT! And […]

Posted on June 19, 2018 by United Way Staff

In partnership with the community and supported by thousands of generous donors, Greater Twin Cities United Way fights to end poverty and support long-term wellbeing […]