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Gatzke Completes United Way Internship July-17-2014
Brittany Gatzke is a senior at Southwest Minnesota State University and is double majoring in Early Childhood Elementary Education and Early Childhood Special Education. She is originally from Hitchco
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Born Learning Trail Open & Ribbon Cutting Planned July-14-2014
United Way of Southwest Minnesota, the City of Granite Falls, Granite Falls Kiwanis, Bursch Travel and The Sawmill are excited to bring a Born Learning Trail (BLT) to Granite Falls to help parents and
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Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive July-10-2014
Help area children get a good start to the school year by providing some new school supplies or hygiene products.  Donation collection barrels and boxes are in place at Shopko, Wal-Mart, Marshall
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New Board Members and Officers for United Way of Southwest Minnesota July-10-2014
United Way of Southwest Minnesota has elected new officers and directors for the organization for the 2014-15 fiscal year.  Joining the board as new directors are Mark Schnaser, Marshall, Taylor
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I Scream, You Scream....We All Scream for Cold Stone! July-8-2014
The team of Ambassadors at the Lyon County Courthouse will be serving up Cold Stone Creamery on Wednesday, July 9th from 12:00pm-2:30pm outside the courthouse. Look for the Cold Stone truck on 6th Str
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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.