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United Acts of Kindness Week is November 16-20. During that week, United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) will be encouraging spreading acts of kindness to everyone.  Typically during the time leading up to this week, we collect hygiene items to...
Area children are in for a big surprise this year! The SMSU Mustang Men’s Basketball team will be joining us to celebrate and highlight the importance of quality early education and literacy.  The players and coaches will be reading past Read for...
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) Board of Directors recently approved Small Grants in Round I totaling $7,482. The Small Grant program is an outreach of the Community Impact funding process. The available amount of grant dollars each...
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) Board of Directors recently approved Small Grants in Round I totaling $7,482. The Small Grant program is an outreach of the Community Impact funding process. The available amount of grant dollars each...
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) Board of Directors recently approved Small Grants in Round I totaling $7,482. The Small Grant program is an outreach of the Community Impact funding process. The available amount of grant dollars each...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota established a COVID-19 Response Fund in April to provide immediate funding for local nonprofit organizations that have experienced increased demand for services, operational distress, and/or increased costs to...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota is excited to announce that Rachel Nuese and Michelle Doeling will chair this year’s annual campaign for the area. Nuese is a Human Resources Manager for Schwan’s Company in Marshall. Doeling is the Retail Branch...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota has elected new officers for the organization for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Officers are: Chair, Melanie Pedersen, Marshall, U.S. Bank; Past Chair, Amy Herrick, Wood Lake, North Star Mutual Insurance Company; Vice...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota has new directors beginning their board terms in the 2020-21 fiscal year.  New directors include: Hans Zahrbock, Marshall, Western Equipment Finance; Michelle Warme, Marshall, Retired Community member; Kevin...
The 2020 Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive collected supplies for 23 schools within the United Way of Southwest Minnesota service area. 52,075 supplies were distributed this year! Supplies collected will assist nearly 3,800 local K-12 students in...

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