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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey speaks to United Way Emerging Leaders on Feb. 1.
Posted on February 6, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

Greater Twin Cities United Way welcomed Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey as part of our Executive Leadership Series, hosted by Emerging Leaders. This series brings together young […]

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Posted on December 7, 2018 by Sam Blackwell

Sometimes, I look back and reflect on the time when I started my career at a local nonprofit in the Twin Cities as an AmeriCorps […]

Kyle Rudolph visits United Way booth at Super Bowl Experience
Posted on December 6, 2018 by United Way Staff

Today, United Ways across the country joined with the NFL and Nationwide to announce their team’s nominees for the Walter Payton Man of the Year […]

Sam Blackwell gets his photo taken, downtown Minneapolis in the background
Posted on November 6, 2018 by Sam Blackwell

At Greater Twin Cities United Way, we know a place to call home is the foundation of a safe, stable life. For youth who are […]

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Posted on October 22, 2018 by United Way Staff

United Way has teamed up with the NFL to bring Character Playbook, a digital, interactive education program focused on positive youth development, to nearly 2,000 […]

Posted on October 18, 2018 by United Way Staff

Greater Twin Cities United Way has a new approach to community building, anchored in a long-term commitment to equity with a focus on filling the […]

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Posted on October 11, 2018 by Andrea Caro

As Leaders United, a special United Way program created to develop our next generation of community and corporate leaders, gears up for its third year, […]

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Posted on October 8, 2018 by United Way Staff

With deep roots as an agricultural cooperative, CHS Inc. is committed to strengthening lives and communities. They know the strength of every community is based […]