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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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- Letter to the Editor

Thank you to the people and businesses in this area for your ongoing support of the annual United Way of Southwest Minnesota campaign.  Because of your generosity we exceeded our goal for the recent campaign.  Your local charitable response makes a real difference in local people's lives and advances the common good in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Yellow Medicine and western Redwood Counties. 

 

 

 

The following are some examples the monies raised have been used in Southwest Minnesota.

 

 

 

  • Over 2,300 young children gained essential school readiness skills when their parents and caregivers read their quality Imagination Library books to them each day.

  • 30 young adults with disabilities learned to ‘speak up' for themselves and how to deal with bullying situations.

  • Knowledgeable, caring volunteers taught important financial literacy skills to children in 82 different classrooms.

  • 91 patients with life-ending illnesses were treated with kindness and respect by caring professionals and staff. Their family members benefitted from support groups and many caring individuals.

  • There were 6,209 visits to local food shelves by hungry families.

 

 

 

All of this, plus much more, happens on an ongoing basis in this area because many people in this area demonstrate that they "Live United."

 

 

 

More information is available on our webpage, UnitedWaySWMN.org.  In addition, anyone interested in learning more about local services/programs can sign up for a free progress report that is sent monthly via email.

 

 

 

Thank you for your generosity,

 

 

 

Marissa Kunde, Board Member and Resource Development Chair

 

United Way of Southwest Minnesota