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Way to Grow
Posted on May 26, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

For over 30 years, Way to Grow has brought the community together to address the serious and prevalent gap in early childhood education in Minneapolis. […]

Early Childhood - Baby, in tummy, looking at a book
Posted on October 30, 2019 by John Wilgers

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

Advocacy for Children Day
Posted on April 2, 2019 by Liz Werner

On March 28 parents, children, educators, coalition members, and advocates from across the state gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol for Advocacy for Children Day—a […]

United Way Action Day, August 8, 2018.
Photos / Workingpress Photo Agency
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 […]