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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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Business Blitz – Thursday, October 24th

United Way of West Central Minnesota is touching lives in your community.  Your United Way is working to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of its communities to create lasting change.  Community Businesses like yours helped us to raise over $40,000 during last year’s blitz to provide critical services.  Your gift will impact…
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Campaign 2013-2014

United Way Launches the 2013-2014 Community Campaign United Way of West Central Minnesota has launched the 2013-2014 Community Campaign and invites all of West Central Minnesota to LIVE UNITED!   United Way is a local non-profit working to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of its communities to create lasting change.  United Way dollars…
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ART Empowerment 2013

ART Empowerment United Way of West Central Minnesota invites you to join us for an evening of art and acoustic featuring inspired works by local artists. Silent Art Auction • Appetizers • Desserts • Cash Bar Music by Jeff James Thursday, October 10th, 2013 • 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (auction will close at 7:30…
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Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive! What a fantastic Day. Final totals are in, 8,281 individual items were collected with a value of $13,946 and additional monetary  donations on more than $2,500 to help us purchase the additional supplies our schools need. Thousands of supplies were picked…
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Early Learning Pre-School Screening Backpacks

United Way has been busy assembling Pre-School Screening Backpacks!  These packs are distributed to our regional area schools for our youngest of students.   These backpacks are filled with tools and information to get our young children prepared for Kindergarten.   Some items include:  Scissors, Glue, Crayons, Notebooks, Growth Charts, Health Information, Handwriting Sheets, Cutting Exercises and so…
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Stuff The Bus

United Way will be stuffing the bus FULL of school supplies on Friday Morning August 16th from 7-9 am at the First Street Dairy Queen parking lot, along with a live broadcast by Q102 morning show. We are also busy delivering collection bins at several local business locations.   If your office would like a collection…
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United Way Volunteer Center

Do you like to help others?     Do you have an hour, 1/2 day or even a full day to give?   Volunteers are always needed by United Way and our Partnering Agencies. Perhaps you have a project that needs completing.    If you are a volunteer or you need volunteers, our new Volunteer Center is for you!  Follow…
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The Summer Growmobile is in full-swing.   Our “A” team of Ashley, Ahmed & Alexa have been busy impacting the young children of our area.   Visiting the towns of Atwater, New London, Raymond and Pennock on a weekly basis and visting up to 4-sites around the Willmar area every day!   On average they see at least…
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