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High School Senior Awarded Volunteerism Scholarship (3 of 4)

Each year the United Way of West Central Minnesota offers scholarships to students who volunteer. There’s a natural gap between what government and business do to contribute to the community. Volunteers and non-profits fill that gap. 33 students in our area applied this year, and four were selected to receive to scholarship sent directly to…
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Day of Caring

The United Way of West Central Minnesota recently had the opportunity to partner with Doosan Bobcat and help support their Doosan Day of Caring. The day of caring involves gathering proposals for projects being undertaken by non-profit organizations in Litchfield, MN and surrounding areas. The Doosan team provides equipment and manpower to help in any…
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Sew For Safety

Early in the COVID pandemic, when Peggy Ammerman decided to sew masks for her husband and herself, she was inspired to do something truly wonderful in service to the community. She found a pattern and pulled out her sewing machine to get to work. As she talked to others, it became clear that good-quality masks…
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High School Senior Awarded Volunteerism Scholarship (2 of 4)

Each year the United Way of West Central Minnesota offers scholarships to students who volunteer. There’s a natural gap between what government and business do to contribute to the community. Volunteers and non-profits fill that gap. 33 students in our area applied this year, and four were selected to receive to scholarship sent directly to…
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High School Senior Awarded Volunteerism Scholarship (1 of 4)

Each year the United Way of West Central Minnesota offers scholarships to students who volunteer. There’s a natural gap between what government and business do to contribute to the community. Volunteers and non-profits fill that gap. 33 students in our area applied this year and four were selected to receive to scholarship sent directly to…
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Meeker County Schools Covid Bags

Just look at these happy servants; packing 150 bags to be sent with as students are sent home to quarantine (bag, masks, Frisbee, crayons, snacks, resources page for parents). Joint program with Meeker County Health and Human Service, food shelf, UCAP, Woodland Centers, United Way of West Central MN, and of course the kind and…
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Julie Anfinson – Director of Finance and Operations

Meet Julie Anfinson, the Director of Finance and Operations for the United Way of West Central Minnesota is dedicated to and is passionate about her role within the organization and the local community. The amount of work and time she gives to serving is inspirational, and she serves in ways far beyond her role with…
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GrowMobile 2021 Schedule

We’re looking forward to seeing many young faces in our community learning and sharing together. The 2021 schedule of locations and events are below. Feel free to download it and visit one or all locations. Tell your friends!  

Covid-19 Community Discussion

A community listening and discussion session about the COVID-19 Vaccine. Interpreters provided.  A limited number of COVID-19 Vaccinations will be available during the event.  Sunday, April 11, 2021  5:00pm  MidTown Plaza – Downtown  313 Litchfield Avenue Southwest, Willmar MN 56201  Download a shareable flyer.

Covid-19 Vaccine Availability

One way to get the most up-to-date vaccine availability information is directly from the Carris Health website. They have many resources available including online scheduling and FAQs. QUESTION: Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine? ANSWER: Carris Health is vaccinating eligible adults with COVID-19 vaccine as doses are available. For the latest information on who is…
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