United Way supports hundreds of programs that help create pathways out of poverty. Read some of our program success stories and get inspired to help make a difference.
- Black Dog Hill Shelter
A peaceful haven for breaking the cycle of domestic abuse.
- CAPI Food Shelf
State's only Asian food shelf serves people in need.
- Catholic Charities
Helping people transition into stable housing
- Claim It! A Community-wide Partnership
Getting free tax preparation and advice.
- Community Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP)
Programs provide multiple supports for people in crisis.
- ICA Food Shelf
Suburban food shelf meets growing need.
- Pillsbury United Communities-Waite House
Career and family support for people with multiple needs.
- Summit Academy OIC
Job training program builds lives and the community.
- Women's Advocates
A new life, free of violence.
- YWCA of St. Paul
Transitioning families into safe, stable housing.
Helping Kids Succeed
- FamilyMeans Landfall
Teen Center develops personal responsibility and leadership skills.
- YWCA Girl's Inc.
Program helps girls gain skills and confidence.
Quality out-of-school-time programs boost achievement.
- Lakes & Pines CAC
Giving children a head start on learning and life.
- Lifetrack Resources
5-year-old student succeeds in school.
- NdCAD Reading Success
Learning to read so they can read to learn.
- Reading by Third Grade
Discovering a life-long passion for reading.
- Way to Grow Early Childhood Education
Early childhood education partners get whole families involved.
Empowering Healthy Lives
- Accessible Space
Supportive programs develop and sustain independence.
- Dakota Communities
Helping people live healthy, independent lives.
- HCMC Taking Steps Together
Helping families create healthier lives.
- Helping Kids, Families Get Fit
Innovative programs help prevent childhood obesity and diabetes.
- Opportunity Partners
Repairing lives for a brighter future.
- Portico Healthnet
Helping families navigate access to needed health care.
- St. Mary's Health Clinics
Metro clinics provide free health care for the uninsured.