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Posted on January 29, 2018 by Craig Warren

On Saturday night the Super Bowl Experience was a sight to behold. On the way over, we saw crowds of people flooding Nicollet mall for […]

Posted on January 27, 2018 by United Way Staff

When United Way and the NFL team up to support youth, everybody wins! Join us at the Super Bowl Experience at the Minneapolis Convention Center […]

Posted on December 19, 2017 by United Way Staff

When Greater Twin Cities United Way launched Career Academies in 2015, Best Buy was one of the first to generously invest in this innovative approach […]

Arise Project member waves flag at Pride Parade 2017
Posted on December 14, 2017 by United Way Staff

2017 was a busy year at Greater Twin Cities United Way—from our staff to our donors to our volunteers, we’ve come together to address some […]

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Alyssa Banks

Greater Twin Cities United Way (GTCUW) has a history of investing in the emergency food system and working with others on long-term solutions for improving […]

Arise Together event speaker, Ken Slack
Posted on November 9, 2017 by United Way Staff

On November 8, community leaders joined the United Way Arise Project- a group of smart, bold, and civic-minded professionals dedicated to addressing the needs of […]

teen walking on concrete bridge
Posted on November 1, 2017 by Sam Blackwell

We all know that young adulthood is a critical time in every person’s life. It’s a time when people go off to college, move out […]

Posted on October 23, 2017 by Sarah Caruso

Three weeks ago, as we laid our heads down to sleep on September 30 and woke up on October 1, most of us were unaware […]