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Schwan Kicks Off Campaign October-31-2014
Thank you to Schwan for a fantastic United Way campaign kick off this week! 

We appreciate your employees engagement both during the campaign and through volunteer efforts throughout
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Wells Fargo Invests in United Way of Southwest Minnesota October-29-2014
Wells Fargo Bank is a strong supporter of the United Way of Southwest Minnesota. Employees contributed $2,191.00 through payroll pledges/donations and Wells Fargo made an additional investment of $3,7
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Duke Energy Canby Thermometer October-29-2014
Thermometers measuring campaign progress are located both indoors and outdoors throughout our service area. Volunteers help us maintain them throughout the campaign.   Special thanks to the tea
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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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- 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.