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United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) unites people and resources to improve lives in the area with a focus on education, income (financial stabi
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The Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive collected supplies and backpacks for 25 participating schools within the United Way of Southwest Minnesota&rsquo
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The Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive collected supplies and backpacks for 25 participating schools within the United Way of Southwest Minnesota&rsquo
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Did you know that UPS has been running United Way employee campaigns for the past 32 years?

This week marks the kick-off of our local Pac
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The Ribbon has been officially cut! 

Today marks the grand opening of the Granite Falls Born Learning Trail. Located in Rice Park, t
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LIVE UNITED!  Make a difference!  Get connected with opportunities to be involved with organizations in this area that need and appreciate volunteers.

 

  • One time projects
  • Group activities
  • Ongoing opportunities
  • Leadership roles

 

EVERY DAY, ORDINARY PEOPLE ARE ACCOMPLISHING EXTRAORDINARY THINGS BY VOLUNTEERING.  YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE SUPER-HUMAN TALENTS TO GET INVOLVED IN YOUR COMMUNITY.

 

WE ALL HAVE SPECIAL TALENTS.  THINGS WE CAN DO TO HELP.  PUT YOUR SPECIAL SKILLS TO WORK FOR YOUR COMMUNITY.  THE VOLUNTEER CONNECTION LINK BELOW CAN HELP YOU DISCOVER THE RIGHT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU!

 

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Marcy at United Way of Southwest Minnesota at 507-929-2273 or unitedway@unitedwayswmn.org

 

 

Benefits of Volunteering -

Whether it is important to you to solve a community problem, advance a worthy cause or to develop as a person, volunteering offers many benefits in appreciation for the gift of your time and expertise.  By volunteering you can:

 

  • Make important networking contacts
  • Learn or develop skills
  • Teach your skills to others
  • Enhance your resume
  • Gain work experience
  • Build self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Improve your health
  • Meet new people
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Express gratitude for help you may have received in the past from an organization
  • Communicate to others that you are ambitious, enthusiastic and care about the community
  • Make a difference in someone's life