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Access to ongoing quality learning and literacy services for families with children, birth through 3rd grade.

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Quality Out of
School Time

Youths should have at least one caring mentor supporting and guiding them in development of positive life skills.

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Access to emergency, transitional or permanent housing with a special focus on youth and families with children.

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Connecting individuals with resources to stabilize living conditions, maintain independence and lessen dependency.

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to Food

Build knowledge and skills related to cost-effective food choices, food preparation, safe food storage and nutrition.

Our Focus

Is to Help Our Community

When you invest in United Way of Central Minnesota, you also invest in community services dedicated to addressing our community’s most critical human service issues. As well as supporting partner programs, United Way of Central Minnesota has internal initiatives and services to help create long-lasting changes that prevent problems from happening in the first place. Our mission is to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of Central Minnesota.


Events benefiting community.

The United Way of Central Minnesota has many volunteer and training events happening throughout the year. Our events celebrate accomplishments and recognize members of our giving community.

Click the button below to view upcoming events.

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2019 Backpack Bash!

About 17% of the school aged children in the St. Cloud area live in low income households; please help us…

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United Way of Central Minnesota is dedicated to helping people in our community.
Here are some stories of some of the people we have assisted in getting back on their feet.