Dr. Rodriquez, dean at the University of Minnesota, presented his findings about Central Minnesota students at "Sharing Insights, Informing Practice."
United Way partners offer community members hope for better days ahead through Safety Net investments that address emergency needs.
StriveTogether, a network of organizations impacting 14 million+ youth, recognized UWCM Partner for Student Success as a “Systems Change” member.
United Way of Central Minnesota will receive $820,088 a year for the next three years, with the possibility for a three-year extension, through a Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC) Cohort 9 Grant.
The United Way of Central Minnesota Health Committee understands navigating a complex system of providers, insurers and treatments to access help efficiently is often challenging. The group works collectively to identify what solutions best address community needs. Support of a community mental health navigator helps Central Minnesotans get help faster.
Born Learning Trails allow kids and caregivers to have interactive fun that promotes learning and encourages engagement, imagination and positive play.
Discover why Mental Health Awareness Month is vital to breaking the stigma in Central Minnesota.
United Way of Central Minnesota begins to address disparities by working with four Black-led, youth-serving organizations as they positively shift outcomes for underserved kids and their caregivers through a $246,950 Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Summer Enrichment Grant.
United Way Public Notice of Intent to Apply for Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant
Reap the benefits of corporate-led volunteering with National Volunteer Week, from April 10th-16th.
United Way of Central Minnesota supports access to high-quality books and literacy experiences for all learners, contributing to a thriving community of people with richer lives and the ability to navigate a world where reading, writing, listening and speaking are critical skills.
With one toll-free call, text or online request, 211 connects people to the most comprehensive list of community resources.
United Way of Central Minnesota today announced that Stephen Jones will step into the role of President and CEO in mid-March.
Volunteer with like-minded individuals that share your passion with United Way of Central Minnesota’s affinity groups.
United Way of Central Minnesota (UWCM) believes we can solve the child care crisis by addressing the issues that keep families from reliable, affordable, high-quality care in our region.
You can help United Way of Central Minnesota change the conversation around mental health in our communities.
211 Day is February 11th. Read three stories about how 211 exemplified United Way’s fight for health, education, and financial stability.
The child care crisis is critical in Central Minnesota. Here’s how it affects the entire community, including businesses and economic stability.
United Way of Central Minnesota believes every person should be on a path to economic stability.
Read about how UWCM is partnering with local charities to support food security in central Minnesota.
ALICE are those above the Federal Poverty Level, one event away from being pushed over the edge. There are complex issues behind financial instability.
Raise your hand for United Way of Central Minnesota at Give to the Max Day 2022, taking place on Thursday, Nov 17th.
ALICE represents those above the Federal Poverty Level who are one event away from being pushed over the edge. Read their stories.
Learn why United Way of Central Minnesota partners with nonprofits and safety net programs to provide basic needs for those in the community.
Register for United Way Day(s) of Caring Event, the largest group volunteer effort in Central Minnesota.
Here are 5 questions and answers about a new nationwide mental health hotline, 988, the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
United Way of Central Minnesota today announced that Larry Olness will retire from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 29, 2022.
United Way of Central Minnesota (UWCM) will invest $1.8 million into three focus areas and one that generally addresses local needs: $550,000 for education, $400,000 for health initiatives and $240,000 to financial stability.
United Way helped coordinate Llama Llama Read-A-Rama which featured engaging activities that support speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Learning gaps affect the entire community. Equip Youth for Success.
Our investment teams make life-changing decisions with our community's dollars. We take this responsibility seriously and stress transparency and accountability.
Every May we strive to raise awareness of the mental health epidemic and provide support to those who need our help.
United Way of Central Minnesota has partnered with the Imagination Library to reduce barriers to parents struggling with childcare needs.
In partnership with United Way of Central Minnesota, small businesses are addressing one of the leading causes of homelessness for local families.
Did you know 211 connects callers to helpful community information and referral services that can provide anything from legal support to medical care?
When March of 2020 hit, so did the flood of phone calls, emails, and visits to our United Way of Central Minnesota location, and the same is true today.
The more an employer encourages employees to participate in volunteer opportunities, the more their workplace atmosphere benefits everyone. Get started...
Eviction during the winter? It happened to one young mother. Here is her story.
Learn what steps you can take to dramatically impact the lives of those experiencing homelessness in our communities.
This year's back-to-school routine threatens parents and students with unexpected outcomes as many families are feeling mixed emotions. Here are some ways you can support your child.
The Rise Up Challenge: a unique opportunity, offered by the United Way, that allows individuals to join forces, take action and solve community challenges.
Volunteering allows you to better your community while improving your own health and well-being. Take a closer look at volunteer opportunities near you.
Education is a core pillar of UWCM. Communities cannot rely on educational institutions alone to provide the necessary resources and support for all.
Young Leaders United members are civic-minded rising stars, making a palpable, enduring impact in Central Minnesota, enjoy member-only perks and socials, and having fun!
It’s crucial to understand the problems and gaps around mental health care. UWCM is working to break barriers, and build resources for mental health care.
ALICE, is a new way of defining and understanding the struggles of households that earn above the Federal Poverty Level, but not enough to afford a bare-bones household budget.
The collective impact of working together can be profound. Here is how you can help United Way of Central Minnesota support for those who need it most.
Thanks to the CARES Act your donation may qualify you for tax deductions. Learn how from one of our volunteers.
One of the most tax-effective ways to make a charitable gift to your favorite organizations during your lifetime is to use appreciated stock.
Learn about two Retirement Accounts that minimize tax consequences while allowing IRA owners to benefit charities during their lifetimes and at death.
Today is Women's Equality Day and we are celebrating by encouraging the youngest Hand Raisers in our lives to create greatness.
August 17th is National Nonprofit Day and our team is very passionate about giving back!
Volunteering can have lifelong benefits for your Teenager
With so much uncertainty this year, there is a need to be mindful and supportive of how we best prepare our children for ‘back to school’ this year
United Way of Central Minnesota supports local parents by providing tips, tools & resources to help all kids have a strong start. Check out these 15 ideas.
We can be United even while we’re apart. Here’s how.
United Way of Central Minnesota thanks all those who are helping our students succeed during COVID-19
United Way of Central Minnesota tackles some of the childcare issues in Central Minnesota during COVID-19
Not sure what to do when your Economic Impact Payment arrives? UWCM reached out to local financial planners for advice.
United Way of Central Minnesota helps the homeless during COVID-19.
Raise your hand to help in Central Minnesota during COVID-19. We are looking for donations and volunteers for emergency needs.
United Way of Central Minnesota has launched the COVID-19 Relief Fund and contributed $25,000.
As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, we have the safety of our staff, community partners, and the general public as our top priority.