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Community Focus Grants

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10 years with Imagination Library

10 years with Imagination Library United Way of West central Minnesota is excited to be celebrating 10 year partnership with Imagination Library. We want to ensure children have positive developmental opportunities so that they can start school ready to succeed. We want to grow success in learning and in life. To date, over 6,000 children…
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Tools and Tips for Reading with Children

Want to know how to engage kids in hands-on activities and exercises that they will enjoy?  Then check out United Way’s Tools and Tips for Reading with Children.  This 32-page booklet is a great resource to learn more about hands-on activities and exercises that kids will enjoy. It also provides creative reading tips such as managing…
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“Helping People Get There” – Together

This year United Way of West Central Minnesota is supporting 40 agency programs through the generosity of our donors. One of the great programs is Heartland Community Action’s “Helping People Get There”. Jonathan Marchand is the program director and he tells us one success story, one that we featured in our 2014 campaign video. The…
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Thank You!

We begin this week by extending a THANK YOU to the following businesses and their employees as they show us what it is like to LIVE UNITED and change lives right here in west central Minnesota. We thank you all for your generous contributions to United Way of West Central Minnesota! Home State Bank, Lutheran…
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Be a Great Summer Volunteer: 5 Tips for First-Timers

By Jason Bethke What are you doing this summer? If it’s your first year as a summer volunteer, you may have a lot to learn. A good volunteer can make a real difference in the community. To do a good job and make a great impression, follow these tips. Always Arrive On Time (or Early) When…
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Willmar Community Service Day

Willmar Area Faith@Work and the United Way of West Central Minnesota will be hosting a Willmar Community Service Day on Saturday, May 3rd beginning with a Worship Service at 8:30 a.m. at First Covenant Church at 801 Willmar Ave. S.W..  Following the worship service we hope to have teams of volunteers to send out to…
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Summer Internships Available

2014 Summer Internship Positions for United Way of West Central Minnesota Two Growmobile Intern Positions Available: Internships are non-exempt positions Monday- Friday and report to Success by Six Coordinator and Executive Director June 2nd – August 22nd, 2014  Week off: June 31-July 4 30-40 hours per week $8 per hour along with mileage reimbursement Qualifications: High…
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2013-2014 Campaign Update

The 2013-2014 United Way of West Central Minnesota Community Campaign continues.  As of December 16th we are at $603,810 – 60{ac5afaac4cb0d303f84fa677e68308a8c81f291ae173127265695e534d5e3f47} to our million dollar fundraising goal.  Keep up the great work west central Minnesota.  It truly is exciting to see the community support for creating lasting change throughout the region!  To those who tell…
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Thank you and Congratulations!

Thank you to all of the area community businesses who took action during our “Community Business Blitz”, they pledged their support to the United Way of West Central Minnesota.  Last year the United Way of West Central Minnesota funded 48 different agency programs that affected more than 30,000 people in west central Minnesota. Congratulations to…
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