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Brau Brothers will host a beer dunk tank as one of the outdoor activities on Saturday, September 7th during their annual Hopfest.  Proceeds from the dunk tank will benefit the work of the United Way of Southwest Minnesota.  The weekend kicks off on...
  By conducting early and ambitious campaigns, organizations such as UPS in Granite Falls and Slayton help jump-start United Way of Southwest Minnesota's annual campaign, raising new dollars to create opportunities to improve the quality of life...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota has elected new officers for the organization for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Officers are: Chair, Amy Herrick, Wood Lake, North Star Mutual Insurance Company; Past Chair, Amie Ascheman, Minneota, Runchey, Louwagie...
The 2019 Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive collected supplies for all 25 schools within the United Way of Southwest Minnesota service area. Supplies collected will assist nearly 4,000 local K-12 students and a record breaking 67,560 supplies were...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN), the City of Marshall, Bend Rite Fabrication and Pete’s Powder Coating held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, July 12th to commemorate the opening of the brand new Born Learning Trail at the Southwest...
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...
Marshall Baseball Association donated funds to help United Way of Southwest Minnesota purchase school supplies for the upcoming Stuff the Bus initiative. Supplies for Stuff the Bus will be sorted and packed on August 14th and the $200 monetary...
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota is a recipient of 150 backpacks filled with supplies from Bremer Bank to support the Stuff the Bus initiative.  In April, Bremer’s CEO, Jeanne Craine, announced the expansion of the partnership between Bremer...
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 Stuff the Bus initiative. The Operation RoundUp...
United Way of Southwest Minnesota honored 2018-19 Board Chair, Amie Ascheman, for her service to the organization at their June board meeting.  She has served on the board of directors since 2012 and will continue to serve on the board’s executive...

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