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Karen Organization of Minnesota: GTCUW Funding Helps Us “Be a Lifeline”
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This has been a stressful and difficult time, and when we learned about the funding, it was honestly such a relief. United Way is quickly allocating resources to organizations like ours working on the front lines. To hear from an existing funder saying we were receiving dollars automatically—no application needed—just demonstrated the level of trust we’ve built with United Way.
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United Way 211 Helps Callers Navigate COVID-19 Impacts
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Recently, a man called 211 a few days before his wife was expected to give birth to their first child. They were experiencing COVID-19 related unemployment and were behind on their rent. A 211 rent assistance specialist asked the caller a few questions to determine eligibility for the State’s COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program, and they were able to begin the application process over the phone.
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RaShonda Summit Academy
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They really equip you with what you need to go forward. My future, it’s bright.
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It is important that we hold the truth that a large percentage of our young people are working jobs that help support their family. This means that paid work takes priority.
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Peace CAPI
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Because of the training, I was able to start a career where I can help people and provide for my family.
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Chris Ujamaa Place
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I knew I had the potential to give this world more than I was giving.