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A Record Setting Day October-23-2014
More than 100 volunteers across Southwest Minnesota participated in Read for the Record this week. The United Way of Southwest Minnesota locally coordinated Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, agai
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Trick-or-Canning to Benefit Area Food Shelves & Hunger Relief Efforts in Southwest Minnesota October-22-2014
The SMSU Student Social Work Association (SSWA) students will go Trick-Or-Canning throughout Marshall on Halloween to benefit area food shelves. The concept is the same as Trick-Or-Treating although t
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YME Schools Holds Campaign Kick-Off October-20-2014
Yellow Medicine East Schools held United Way kick off informational sessions this afternoon for elementary, middle, and high school staff. 

Thank you to the YME School District
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Bremer Bank Holds Silent Auction to Benefit United Way of Southwest Minnesota October-15-2014
Make sure to stop by Bremer Bank-Marshall and check out their gift basket silent auction!

This is open to the public. The selection is amazing. Lots of good gift giving options. 
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North Star Mutual Insurance Company Kicks Off Campaign October-15-2014
North Star Mutual Insurance Company had a sports team kick-off theme for their United Way kickoff event.   Community Partners from Special Olympics helped make the event even more special. &nb
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- Special Community Project Grant Deadline February 1, 2013

February 1, 2013 is the deadline for applications for the second round of grants from the 2012-13 Special Community Project Grant fund.

 

 

This past fall United Way awarded grants totaling $11,200 to three different organizations from this fund.  $15,000 was targeted in July for use by area non-profit organizations during 2012-13 to better serve area residents during this fiscal year by United Way of Southwest Minnesota.

 

 

Organizations can download the Special Community Project Grant application and read more about the Goals for the Common Good at the "Your United Way - Community Impact" section of UnitedWaySWMN.org or contact United Way of Southwest Minnesota at 507-929-2273.  All Special Community Project Grant applications will be reviewed by a team of local volunteers who will make recommendations regarding funding to the United Way of Southwest Minnesota board of directors.

 


United Way of Southwest Minnesota is an autonomous, local organization working to create lasting changes in people's lives and the communities in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Yellow Medicine and western Redwood Counties of Minnesota.