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Just one Step. In order to fight poverty, we must first seek to understand it. Every day, thousands of families across Central Minnesota perform in intricate financial balancing act while trying to make ends meet. join us for This is Life: The Cost of Community Crisis This event is an interactive immersion experience that depicts […]

The first cycle of United Way Partner For Student Success grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations serving the United Way of Central Minnesota’s service area for funding in 2020-2022. Funding will be awarded within three goal areas: • Kindergarten Readiness • Student Success • Career and College Readiness Each goal area has 2 or […]

5K Fun Run with proceeds benefiting youth experiencing homelessness. Friday, October 4, 2019 8:00 p.m. Blackberry Ridge Golf Course 3125 Clubhouse Road, Sartell, MN 56377 Click here to register or text MIDNIGHT to 85511. $40 Entry Fee $20 Entry Fee (17 and under) Entry fee includes swag bag and t-shirt with registration before September 27 […]

    Please RSVP before Thursday, August 29,2019 by clicking here or calling 320-252-0227.     Sponsored by: Falcon National Bank      

About 17% of the school aged children in the St. Cloud area live in low income households; please help us aid students in these households by providing them with classroom necessities. The Backpack Bash, originally started by the Saint Cloud Rotaract, is in its fourth year! This year the Rotaract is partnering with the Jugaad […]

Please select a training date below and follow the link to RSVP to Star Command: Tuesday 7-16-19 Wednesday 7-31-19 Thursday 8-8-19 Time: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided Galaxy Location: United Way of Central Minnesota 921 1st Street North, Suite 200 St. Cloud, MN 56303

United for: Youth Experiencing Homelessness   Thank you to all involved! With your help, we were able to fund shelter and support services for an individual experiencing homelessness for 25 nights! Red Carpet Martini Lounge Wednesday, May 29, 2019 5:00 pm Social 5:30-7:30pm Tournament $31 Entry Fee Winner takes 50% of the pot Just $31 […]

 Register today for United University ~ Board Training!  October 11, 2019 ~ 7:30a-4:00pm at United Way of Central Minnesota  United University Board Training is a comprehensive training program for individuals who are interested in serving on nonprofit boards and committees in the area. Cultivate essential Board Service Skills Strengthen your local network Gain an understanding […]

Kickball Tournament Join United Way of Central Minnesota for our 3rd annual kickball tournament to KICK SUMMER HUNGER! During the summer, more kids are at risk of experiencing hunger – in fact, here in Central Minnesota, food shelf usage among children increases by 40% in the summer. Spend the afternoon competing for glory on the […]

Llama Llama Pajama Party Thursday, April 25, 2019 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. St. Cloud Public Library FREE event for families with young children Wear your favorite pajamas! Enjoy story time, crafts, snacks, llama drama, live llamas, local mascots, K9 units, and fire trucks. Prizes will be given away at the event. 2019 Pajama Party Flyer   […]

10th Anniversary United Way Imagination Library Progressive Dinner Saturday, April 6, 2019 & Saturday, April 13, 2019 Please join us for a unique dining experience to benefit Imagination Library! Your choice of different cuisines – 10 guests per cuisine – unless noted! Tickets: $125 To register, please complete the form below or call 320.223-7995 any time after […]

  A Message from the CEO Welcome Home “Why would anyone move from Orlando to Central Minnesota in October?” As you can imagine, I get asked this question a lot. My response is always the same- once you have been here, you never want to leave. I hope you will allow me to elaborate a […]

A Message from the CEO Welcome Home “Why would anyone move from Orlando to Central Minnesota in October?” As you can imagine, I get asked this question a lot. My response is always the same- once you have been here, you never want to leave. I hope you will allow me to elaborate a bit […]

5K Fun Run with proceeds benefiting youth experiencing homelessness. Friday, October 5, 2018 8:00 p.m. Blackberry Ridge Golf Course 3125 Clubhouse Road, Sartell, MN 56377 Click here to register or text MIDNIGHT to 30306. $40 Entry Fee $20 Entry Fee (17 and under) Entry fee includes swag bag and long sleeve t-shirt with registration before […]

UNITED WAY INVITES NEW & EXISTING NONPROFITS TO APPLY FOR FUNDING Competitive grants will be awarded to new and existing nonprofit organizations serving the United Way of Central Minnesota’s (UWCM) service area for funding in 2019-2021. Funding will be awarded within five goal areas: • Access to Food: Ensure that all people have food to […]

Chris Klimpel is dancing to support United Way Neighborhood Resource Centers! United Way believes that supporting parents will reduce stress at home and improve children’s chances for long-term education and employment. To do so, United Way has developed Neighborhood Resource Centers at Lincoln Elementary and Discovery Community School — where Community Resource Navigators are employed to […]

United Way of Central Minnesota (UWCM) announces that President and CEO Jon Ruis is leaving his role at the end of June to accept a position with Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A. Brian Myres, CEO of Myres Consulting, LLC will serve as interim President and CEO. He has extensive experience in the St. Cloud area having […]