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Check out our new series called “Innovating for Impact,” by Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers.

Steven Walvig speaking at United Way's Community Insight Session Sept 2019
Posted on September 26, 2019 by Steven Walvig

Greater Twin Cities United Way recently launched a series of Community Insight Sessions with our community partners. During these gatherings, we share learnings and new […]

Volunteers pack kits at Home For Good in Minneapolis
Posted on September 23, 2019 by United Way Staff

A stable home is the foundation that enables us to thrive—this has never been more evident in our community than it is right now. We […]

Career Academies students work on piece of equipment
Posted on September 19, 2019 by John Wilgers

This is the first post in a new series called “Innovating for Impact,” where Greater Twin Cities United Way president and CEO John Wilgers invites […]

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Posted on September 18, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

Every year, organizations ranging from small to large partner with Greater Twin Cities United Way to create positive change in our community. Our company partners […]

Character Playbook Logo
Posted on September 17, 2019 by United Way Staff

The time is NOW to make a positive impact on our community! We are excited to announce this year’s #CharacterChallenge in support of the NFL’s […]

United Way Pipefitters Union Training Center, Thursday Nov. 8, 2018
Posted on September 4, 2019 by Jenna Bennett

Every year, organizations ranging from small to large partner with Greater Twin Cities United Way to create positive change in our community. Our company partners […]

Posted on August 15, 2019 by United Way Staff

On August 6, Greater Twin Cities United Way hosted an event for our newest agency partners, the first of several convenings this year. Typically, a […]

Posted on July 23, 2019 by United Way Staff

We’re guided by a bold, new vision: A united community where all people thrive – regardless of income, race or place of residence. In the […]