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Posted on May 23, 2018 by United Way Staff

Greater Twin Cities United Way has announced its United for Good Award winners. These awards recognize United Way corporate partners for leading with excellence in […]

Posted on May 14, 2018 by Jenna Bennett

Did you know every year more than 2,000 local organizations, from small to large, help us create positive change in our community? Our company partners […]

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Alyssa Banks

Do you know who’s hungry in the Greater Twin Cities? It may not be who you think. It could be your kid’s best friend who […]

Arise Project member waves flag at Pride Parade 2017
Posted on April 20, 2018 by United Way Staff

Wow—just WOW. On the only national day of giving for the LGBTQ community—Give OUT Day—Arise Project reached our bold goal of raising $25,000 in donations! Thanks […]

Staff Volunteer Group
Posted on April 13, 2018 by United Way Staff

Here at Greater Twin Cities United Way, we are so grateful for our volunteers! April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week, where we give special attention to […]

teen walking on concrete bridge
Posted on April 12, 2018 by Sam Blackwell

There’s a lot to celebrate about being an LGBTQ Minnesotan. Historically, Minnesota has led the way for LGBTQ equality. Our civil rights charter was one […]

Posted on April 10, 2018 by United Way Staff

Do you know a high school junior who is making a difference in the Greater Twin Cities area through volunteering? Could that student benefit from […]

Posted on March 30, 2018 by Jenna Bennett

On March 29, hundreds of parents, childcare providers, teachers, and community members gathered at the Capitol Rotunda on Advocacy for Children Day to raise their […]