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You can help meet the urgent needs of people in our community by volunteering your time and talents with Greater Twin Cities United Way. We make it easy for individuals and groups of all sizes to volunteer. Looking for workplace volunteer opportunities? Our Volunteer United team is the go-to volunteer engagement partner in the Twin Cities.

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Volunteerism is one way you can directly support the community in which you live and work. Whether you’re a company looking to organize a corporate volunteer event onsite at your place of business, or an individual or small group looking to give back to your community, we offer volunteer opportunities to work with your schedule and area of interest.

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Individual & Group Volunteer Opportunities

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How Volunteers Support Our Community

When we unite as changemakers, we can solve problems no one can solve alone. Each year, thousands of volunteers come together to help meet the critical needs of our neighbors through individual, group and workplace volunteer events. Together, we are making a significant impact throughout the Greater Twin Cities in food, housing and education.
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Community Volunteer Events

Participate in one of our annual community-wide volunteer events. These large-scale initiatives offer a variety of volunteer options for individuals and corporate groups and provide immediate support for individuals and families in our community.

Flavors of Our Community

Ensuring our neighbors from diverse cultural backgrounds have access to foods that are meaningful and familiar builds inclusion. Flavors of Our Community is a community-wide initiative to provide culturally specific pantry and spice packs for local food shelves.

Support local families experiencing food insecurity.

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Action Day

Every child deserves the right to an education that prepares them for success. Action Day brings the community together to pack backpacks full of essential school supplies for local kids in the greater Twin Cities.

Help ensure K-12 students start school with the right tools to learn.

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Home For Good

Each year, thousands of households in the Greater Twin Cities transition from homelessness to housing yet lack everyday essentials needed for a safe, stable home. Home For Good provides “Welcome Home” bins containing 100+ items such as cleaning supplies, kitchen utensils, hygiene necessities, blankets and much more.

Help welcome local families Home For Good.
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“It’s very important to me to work at a company that supports volunteerism — it makes me proud. Volunteering is also a great way to take the focus off myself and instead focus on other people. I like how close I feel to helping families in need.” 

– Sue Perala, Manager, American Family Insurance

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When you make a gift to Greater Twin Cities United Way, you help disrupt systems and address the challenges no one can solve alone.

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