Wilder Foundation on United Way COVID Funding: “We’re Trying to Make Everyone Feel Supported” Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Karen Organization of Minnesota: GTCUW Funding Helps Us “Be a Lifeline”
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.
Building a Stronger Future by Investing in Minnesota’s Youngest Children
Greater Twin Cities United Way has been hard at work this legislative session advocating for the people and families most impacted by inequitable systems. One of our top priorities has been to champion policies that protect and increase our state’s early childhood investments, because when we prioritize our youngest children, we invest in Minnesota’s future economic prosperity.
Preparing Students for a Thriving Tomorrow Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS)
Our partnership with United Way and its Career Academies is crucial in helping us transform the high school experience through the SPPS Achieves Strategic Plan. We are looking forward to expanding those opportunities and helping all students gain college credit, industry certifications and job experience while in high school.