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Posted on October 14, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

For nearly 50 years, Face to Face Health & Counseling Inc. has been serving youth in Ramsey County experiencing homelessness or who are at risk […]

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Posted on October 12, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Staying in regular communication and continuing quality care for residents was at the heart of the COVID-19 response for Sholom, a senior care facility with […]

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Posted on September 30, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Creating connection is the greatest work that the Teamsters Service Bureau has in its portfolio. “I wish more people knew that unions are groups of […]

Posted on September 29, 2020 by United Way Staff

Contact: Kelly Puspoki, Greater Twin Cities United Way, 952-334-4545, kelly.puspoki@gtcuw.org GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY PROVIDES $1.15 MILLION TO SUPPORT STUDENTS AND NONPROFITS AMIDST COVID-19 […]

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Posted on September 10, 2020 by Liz Williams

By Liz Williams, Senior Program Manager, Career Academies and Afiya Ward This has been a year unlike any other. Many students in Minnesota ended their […]

Posted on August 27, 2020 by James Collins

On Aug. 24, the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) announced the launch of the new $100 million COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program, which provides housing assistance […]

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Posted on August 19, 2020 by Kish Daniels

On Thursday, August 13, United Way teamed up with the Minnesota United FC to host Action Day 2020. To keep our community safe, Action Day was mostly virtual, besides the in-person and […]

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Posted on August 13, 2020 by Jenna Bennett

Every morning in Minnesota, our neighbors wake up to obstacles that keep them from getting the basic help they need. For more than 100 years, […]