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Changemakers In Collaboration: How United Way is Leading Transformation Through Partnerships

By Acooa Ellis, Senior Vice President of Community Impact The irony is notable: While we…

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Community and Connection as Levers to End Homelessness

By Jay Wagner, Program Officer, Housing When people move from homelessness into supportive housing programs,…

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Greater Twin Cities United Way, Minnesota Vikings Invite Community to Welcome Local Students Back to School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelly Puspoki, 952.334.4545 or Liz Skree, 651.334.7764 Greater Twin Cities United…

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Why 80×3 Matters for Children and Communities

By Jamie Bonczyk, Program Officer, 80x3 Today, I’m proud to share more details about the…

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Greater Twin Cities United Way Grants $1.2M to Help Region’s Littlest Learners Discover Resilience Despite Trauma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sam Daub, Greater Twin Cities United Way,, 612-340-7425 Greater Twin…

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United Way’s 2022 Advocacy Wins and Successes

By Tina Rucci, Advocacy Manager The 2022 Legislative Session officially ended on Monday, May 23,…

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Disrupting the Status Quo through Purpose Driven Paychecks

By Liz Williams, Program Officer, Career Academies Earlier this spring, Greater Twin Cities United Way…

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