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Wells Fargo Bank is a strong supporter of the United Way of Southwest Minnesota. Employees contributed $2,191.00 through payroll pledges/donations and
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Thermometers measuring campaign progress are located both indoors and outdoors throughout our service area. Volunteers help us maintain them throughou
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More than 100 volunteers across Southwest Minnesota participated in Read for the Record this week. The United Way of Southwest Minnesota locally coord
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The SMSU Student Social Work Association (SSWA) students will go Trick-Or-Canning throughout Marshall on Halloween to benefit area food shelves. The c
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Yellow Medicine East Schools held United Way kick off informational sessions this afternoon for elementary, middle, and high school staff. <
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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