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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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Family Philanthropy Series: How to Talk to Your Kids and Grandkids about Money

More than 62% of parents are reluctant to discuss financial matters with children (T. Rowe…

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Perspective: My Experience as a United Way Policy Intern

By Natividad Herrera, Capitol Pathways Policy Intern As a social work major at St. Catherine…

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April Advocacy Update: The Final Weeks of Session

By Tina Rucci, Advocacy Manager As the end of the legislative session approaches, Greater Twin…

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