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Join us in spreading kindness November 14th - 18th, 2022 We could all use a little more kindness! Join us for Minnesota United Acts of Kindness Week and brighten someone’s day, week, or even year. United Way of Steele County hopes that residents and area businesses will…
Friday, November 4, 2022
United Way of Steele County would like to welcome Kellen Hinrichsen to the team. His role is the Donor Development Coordinator. We sat down with him to learn a little more about what brought him here: What was your path to United Way of Steele County? My background is in…
Monday, August 22, 2022
Every year, United Way is committed to addressing the Health, Education, and Financial Stability needs of Steele County through multiple strategies. One of these strategies is to partner with nonprofits that are achieving positive outcomes within at least one of these focus…
Thursday, July 14, 2022
From birth to later years, United Way of Steele County supports programs that strengthen our communities by lifting people up. This month’s column will focus on some of our United Way operated Youth Programs and Volunteer opportunities. Earlier this month, our Women United…
Thursday, June 16, 2022
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the best way to build awareness is to talk about it. The Mental Health Foundation reports (https://mentalhealthfoundation.org/mental-health-statistics-2021) that 1 in 5 adults live with a mental illness and almost 1 in 25 adults live…
Thursday, May 19, 2022
April is National Volunteer Recognition Month and what better time to say THANK YOU for all that you do every single day to ensure that the people of Steele County have access to the resources they need to live their best quality of life!! Volunteers are the lifeblood of…
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Spring is around the corner, temperatures are rising, and many of us are anxiously holding our breath at the hope that winter is at last behind us.  But we live in Minnesota, so you just never know when the next storm will hit.  Its like that for many individuals and…
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Have you ever wondered what our community would look like if everyone just took care of themselves and never thought about how they could make things a little better for their neighbor?  I personally would never want to live in a community like that, I mean could you even…
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Phew, what a whirlwind it has been this campaign!!  Thank you for everyone that joined us on this journey, especially the Steele County Free Fair who served as our Community Campaign leader!!  Our goal for 2021 campaign was $800,000.  These are the funds that many of you,…
Saturday, January 22, 2022
COVID…are we done yet?  While the reality is that this may simply become our new norm, fret not.  We have all learned how to do things differently and in some cases a little better, so as we have done the past 2 years, we will overcome.  While 2022 may not bring the promise…
Thursday, January 6, 2022