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The United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) unites people and resources to improve lives and strengthen communities. As part of our grant funding portfolio, UWSWMN has set aside funding for use during each fiscal year (July 1-June 30) to provide...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota honored 2015-16 Board President, Theresa Zaske, for her service to the organization at their June board meeting.  She has served on the board of directors since 2011 and will continue to serve on the board’s...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota honored outgoing board directors for their service to the organization at their June board meeting. Completing board terms are Josh Bonnstetter, Slayton, 2010-2016, Great Western Bank and Family Farmer; and John...
Talk. Read. Play. Every Day. Wild about Reading is being held in 17 different parks throughout southwest Minnesota this summer. The tour has already stopped in Marshall, Fulda, Ivanhoe, Canby, Dawson and Currie. Severe weather rained out our stop in...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota announced today that Amanda Kline has joined the organization as the Marketing & Resource Development Coordinator. In this role, she will provide strong, strategic, collaborative leadership focused on the work...
This year marks fourteen years of student emergency grant funding made available to schools in the United Way of Southwest Minnesota service area. Each spring all private, public and charter schools in our service area are invited to apply for a...
North Star Mutual Insurance Company sponsors its 1st Annual Golf Tournament & Hole-In-One Contest to benefit United Way of Southwest Minnesota.  The event will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016 with registration beginning at 1:00 p.m.  Tournament...
NEW FREE Y PROGRAM SAFETY AROUND WATER MAY 23RD – MAY 27TH (MONDAY – FRIDAY MORNINGS) TWO CLASS CHOICES: 9:00-9:30 AM OR 9:35-10:05 AM ONLY Y GRANT PARTICIPANTS CAN REGISTER (30 SPOTS AVAILABLE) CLICK HERE for full details and registration form
Thank you to everyone who donated food and/or monetary donations in support of the Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Letter carriers in this area, assisted by rural carriers, collected 2,140 pounds of food and $135.00 from households along their mail...
The driving force behind many organizations, schools, and churches today comes from the will of a volunteer to offer their time and talents for the greater good.  Often times making that connection becomes a barrier for not only the volunteer but...

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