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Brittany Gatzke is a senior at Southwest Minnesota State University and is double majoring in Early Childhood Elementary Education and Early Childhood
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United Way of Southwest Minnesota, the City of Granite Falls, Granite Falls Kiwanis, Bursch Travel and The Sawmill are excited to bring a Born Learnin
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Help area children get a good start to the school year by providing some new school supplies or hygiene products.  Donation collection barrels an
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United Way of Southwest Minnesota has elected new officers and directors for the organization for the 2014-15 fiscal year.  Joining the board as
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The team of Ambassadors at the Lyon County Courthouse will be serving up Cold Stone Creamery on Wednesday, July 9th from 12:00pm-2:30pm outside the co
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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