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United Way of Southwest Minnesota
Pie in the Face Finale at Brau Brothers November-20-2014
Whose face would you like to see covered in pie for a good cause? Join the United Way of Southwest Minnesota for the pie in the face finale at Brau Brothers in Marshall on Tuesday, November 25th at 12
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Thanksgiving Message November-20-2014
On behalf of the United Way team and twenty-three member board of directors, we extend wishes of a warm and happy Thanksgiving. There is much to be thankful for in this area even in the current time o
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Marshall Education Association Donates to UW Campaign November-19-2014
Marshall Education Association is a strong supporter of the United Way of Southwest Minnesota.   Jennifer Gregoire, representing the Marshall Education Association presented United Way Executiv
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Marshall Independent Supports UW of SW MN Campaign November-19-2014
The Marshall Independent is a strong supporter of the United Way of Southwest Minnesota. Employees contributed $1,466.00 through payroll pledges/donations and Marshall Independent made an additional i
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United Way of SW MN Campaign Update November-19-2014
United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) announces that $228,513.89 in donations and pledges have been recorded to date during the annual fund-raising campaign.  This equates to 40.8% of the $5
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- 2012-13 Campaign Results Announced by United Way of Southwest Minnesota

United Way of Southwest Minnesota reports a total of $546,295 was raised during the 2012-13 fund-raising campaign in this area.  Last year's campaign raised $516,295 so this is an increase of over $30,000.

 

Jeremy Gossen, President of the Board said, "We are truly blessed here in Southwest Minnesota!  ‘Live United' is not just a slogan, but a way of life in our area.  Thank you to all who invest time and resources into our communities through the United Way of Southwest Minnesota.  These investments will help us leave our communities stronger than we found them."

 

"United Way of Southwest Minnesota is committed to making sure the money that has been raised will be used to make a difference in people's lives, right here where we live," said Ruth Ascher, Executive Director.  "Our sincere appreciation goes to everyone who donated and who generously invested in the future of this area."

 

Funds that have been raised will go to work in local programs that focus on the education, income and health of people in this area.  United Way of Southwest Minnesota will continue to work in several collaborative efforts with community partners to address important issues like building school readiness for young children, promoting safety and well-being, and fighting hunger.

 

Preparations are now underway for the community investment work that will occur during the next few months.  Community volunteers and United Way board members will work hard to carry out plans and to review community programs to make sure that all donated funds are used as wisely as possible.

 

Application forms for Community Impact Grants will be available on March 1.  Non-profit organizations serving people in this area can get information about this grant application process by contacting United Way of Southwest Minnesota at 507-929-2273.  People interested in volunteering to help with the citizen review process of these grant applications can also call for more information.

   

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