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United Way recognizes that engaging volunteers is essential to accomplishing our mission to unite people and resources to improve lives and strengthen communities in Southwest Minnesota. National Volunteer Week is celebrated the week of April 23-29...
The Walnut Grove City Park will be the newest site of a United Way Born Learning Trail.  Education and Volunteer Services Coordinator, Sarah Warner, recently presented to the Walnut Grove City Council on the benefits of installing a Born Learning...
In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) several Volunteer of the Year Award recipients gathered at the United Way of Southwest Minnesota office for a historical photo. Volunteer of the Year has been awarded annually since 2003 to an...
Sanford Canby is the new home of a Little Red Bookshelf.  The Little Red Bookshelf is an early literacy effort sponsored by the United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) that places red bookshelves at key locations where children and families often...
Currie State Bank is the new home of a Little Red Bookshelf. The Little Red Bookshelf is an early literacy effort sponsored by the United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) that places red bookshelves at key locations where children and families...
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota is a recipient of a $1,000 grant from Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative’s Operation RoundUp Trust Fund and the member-owners of the cooperative to support the Imagination Library. The Operation RoundUp program...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota held our annual celebration and progress report to the community on Thursday, March 23rd.  The event recognized SW MN volunteers, investors and community partners and highlighted United Way’s 2016 accomplishments....
Granite Falls Health Clinic is the new home of a Little Red Bookshelf. The Little Red Bookshelf is an early literacy effort sponsored by the United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) that places red bookshelves at key locations where children and...
First Independent Bank of Wood Lake is the new home of a Little Red Bookshelf. The Little Red Bookshelf is an early literacy effort sponsored by the United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) that places red bookshelves at key locations where...
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) Board of Directors recently approved several Small Grants in the second round totaling $14,380.81. The Small Grants Program is an outreach of the Community Impact funding process. The available amount...

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