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Wilder Foundation on United Way COVID Funding: “We’re Trying to Make Everyone Feel Supported” Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
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We’re grateful for Greater Twin Cities United Way’s support during the pandemic, which has allowed us to respond to the families we serve with resources and care.
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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 Funding Allows CommonBond Housing Communities to be “Nimble, Responsive” CommonBond Communities
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Funding from Greater Twin Cities United Way is allowing us to be nimble and responsive in supporting residents’ evolving needs.
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Way to Grow on GTCUW Funding: “We Didn’t Skip a Beat”
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Right now, with schools and programs closed, this is an isolating time. But some good has come out of it. Parents are getting more connected to their children’s education and building stronger relationships. At the end of the day, we’re in this together.
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COVID-19 Funding from Greater Twin Cities United Way “Invaluable” for CEAP
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I was relieved. Instead of wondering how we could handle the increased demand, the grant allowed us to focus on serving our individuals and families. We are so appreciative of United Way, as well as the community’s generosity, so we can feed our hungry neighbors.
Jonathan Palmer, Executive Director, Hallie Q. Brown
Greater Twin Cities United Way COVID-19 Funding “Lifesaving Gift” for Hallie Q. Brown
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Jonathan Palmer, Executive Director, Hallie Q. Brown
COVID-19 is hitting people experiencing poverty the hardest. During the first two weeks of the pandemic, there was a significant uptick of people coming through our doors who had never received services. We usually have about five new clients each month and now we’re seeing more than 300—and that number is still climbing.