Our Work

One in four people in our community are living in poverty. That’s 728K people in the Twin Cities area who cannot adequately meet their needs. Every day, United Way goes to work to change that.

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Life After Incarceration

Our partnership with Better Futures Minnesota helps them get the skills they need to rejoin their communities and rebuild their tomorrows.

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Education for Everyone

We prepare high school and postsecondary students for career success. Students can earn college credits and job credentials before they graduate. That saves tuition and time, and adds education and experience.

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New American Orientation

Together with the International Institute, we welcome New Americans to Minnesota. Our hot dish? Training and support to make sure each person needs to get the right start.