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Clarkfield Children Graduate from 1,000 Books Before Kindergaraten! May-19-2015
Congratulations to Bella Goschey and Audrey Hanson on their accomplishment. They are the first two children to graduate from the program in Clarkfield. A special graduation celebration was held earlie
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Student Emergency Fund Grants May-19-2015
This year marks twelve years of student emergency grant funding made available to schools in the United Way of Southwest Minnesota service area. Each spring all private, public and charter schools in
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In Recognition May-15-2015
Thank you to everyone who donated food and/or monetary donations in support of the Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Letter carriers in this area, assisted by rural carriers, collected 3,002 pounds of food
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United Way of SW MN to offer Board Governance Training Session May-15-2015
Board and staff working together can either be exciting or frustrating and challenging. The secret is to provide Board Governance training for your board and staff. The best way to ensure having
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Letter Carriers to Help Stamp out Hunger on May 9 April-30-2015
Area residents have an opportunity to help Stamp Out Hunger by donating non-perishable, non-breakable food items on Saturday, May 9th.  Letter Carriers will collect these donated items as they ma
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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.