Media Coverage

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Otto Bremer Grant Supports Connecting Kids

10/3/17, Mankato Free Press: Otto Bremer Trust funds go to three area recipients

Boys & Girls Club of Mankato

10/5/17, Mankato Free Press: Groups raising money for Boys & Girls Club in Mankato

2017 Poverty Simulation

10/19/17, KEYC: Greater Mankato Area United Way Hosts Poverty Simulation

10/13/17, KTOE: Greater Mankato Area United Way hosting poverty simulation

10/12/17, MSU Reporter: United Way's poverty simulation will broaden perspectives

9/21/17, Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce: United Way Poverty Simulation

9/6/17, Le Center Leader: United Way to host poverty simulation

9/6/17, Mankato Times: Community members invited to register for United Way's free poverty simulation

2018 Campaign Kickoff

8/29/17, Mankato Free Press: United Way's reach extends beyond Mankato

8/17/17, Mankato Free Press: North Mankato wins United Way tug-of-war kickoff event

8/16/17, KEYC: Greater Mankato Area United Way Kicks Off Campaign With Tug-Of-War Battle

8/11/17, Mankato Free Press: Vets Bridge to be site of friendly rivalries

8/3/17, Waseca County News: United Way's 2018 campaign kicks off August 23 in Waseca

2017 Women with Heart Luncheon

8/1/17, KEYC: THRIVE: Greater Mankato Area United Way to Host 8th Annual Women with Heart Luncheon

2017 ACES Training 

5/15/17, Mankato Free Press: Workshop Looks at Childhood Trauma's Effect on Development

2017 Raw Fusion Fashion Show

5/12/17, Mankato Free Press: PHOTOS: Raw Fusion 2017

5/12/17, KEYC: Raw Fusion 2017 Rocks Mankato

6/19/17, Mankato Free Press: Raw Fusion donation is the biggest yet

6/19/17, KEYC: United Way Receives Raw Fusion's Largest Donation To Date

 

2017 Human Foosball Tournament

5/17/17, Mankato Times: Registration open for United Way Human Foosball Tournament

Olseth Family Foundation Book Donation

5/10/17, Le-Sueur News: A bit of poetry: United Way donates books to Hilltop Fourth Graders

5/15/17, Mankato Free Press: Fourth-graders receive gift of books

5/18/17, Waseca County News: Foundation Donates Books to Appreciative Fourth Graders

Project Community Connect: April 18, 2017

04/13/17, Mankato Free Press: Project Community Connect a One-Stop Shop

03/23/17, KEYC: Project Community Connect: Used equipment drive to benefit those in need

Equipment Drive

03/31/17, SoutherMinn: United Way Holds Used Equipment Drive

United Way Hosts 2017 Men's Event

03/02/17, Mankato Free Press: Thielen draws big crowd to United Way's Men's Event

02/27/17, Mankato Free Press: Vikings' Thielen to Keynote United Way's Men's Event

02/15/17, KTOE: United Way Men's Event

2016 MN KIDS COUNT Data Book

11/15/16, Mankato Free Press: Kids Count data show need for improvements

Sex Trafficking Panel

12/6/2016, Mankato Free Press: United Way forum expands on area sexual exploitation

11/28/2016, Mankato Free Press: Follow-up forum to continue education efforts on sexual exploitation

10/17/16, Mankato Free Press: Panel talks sex trafficking, exploitation in southern MN

10/20/16, Mankato Free Press: Our View: Sex trafficking a genuine local problem

2017 Campaign

01/05/17, Mankato Free Press: United Way again reaches campaign goal

01/05/17, KEYC: Greater Mankato United Way surpasses 2017 goal

12/1/16, Southern Minn: Holiday Open House supports United Way

9/14/16, KEYC: Local Bankers Take a Dive for United Way

9/14/16, Mankato Free Press: US Bank management takes the leap

9/16/16, Southern Minn: Gustavus Adolphus College kick off campaign for United Way

9/16/16, Mankato Free Press: Tours show United Way funding dollars in action

Shared Spaces Open House

9/15/16, Mankato Times: Nonprofit Shared Spaces Open House Sept. 21

National Night Out

8/3/16, Waseca County News: GALLERY: Night to Unite a splashing good time at Waseca Waterpark

2017 Campaign Kickoffs

8/17/16, Waseca County News: United Way kicks off 2017 Waseca campaign at Trowbridge Park

8/10/16: United Way kicks off $2 million funding campaign

8/10/16: Then and now: United Way Kickoff

8/10/16, KEYC News 12: United Way kicks off campaign

2016 Human Foosball Tournament

8/17/16, Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan (South Dakota): A kick for a good cause: (Yankton, S.D.) United Way prepares for inaugural fundraiser

7/16/16, KEYC News 12: Human Foosball kicks in cash

2016 Week of Action

6/13/16, KEYC News 12: Week of Action improves Greater Mankato

2016 Top Executive Leadership Luncheon

6/8/16, KEYC News 12: United Way marks success of 2016 campaign

Summer Feeding Program Expands

5/26/16, Mankato Free Press: Salvation Army doubles up on summer meals

5/25/16: KEYC News 12: Salvation Army's Mobile Outreach Meals program to double number of sites

5/25/16: KTOE Radio Mankato: Summer meal program for Mankato and North Mankato children expanding

Project Community Connect: April 5, 2016

4/5/16, Mankato Free Press: Connecting with the community

4/5/16, KEYC News 12: Project Community Connect

3/23/16, Mankato Times: Attend the sixth-annual Project Community Connect

3/15/16, KEYC News 12: Project Community Connect: One-stop shop for people in need

United Way Hosts Spring Agency Tours

3/23/16, KEYC News 12: Agency Tours feature community impact

Connecting Kids' Used Equipment Drive at SCHEELS: April 1, 2016

4/1/16, KEYC News 12: United Way hosts annual equipment drive

3/23/16, Mankato Times: Used Equipment Drive for Connecting Kids program

United Way Hosts 2016 Men's Event

3/3/16, KEYC News 12: United Way holds 2nd annual Men's Event fundraiser

3/3/16, Mankato Times: Tickets on sale for United Way Men's Event

United Way Honors 2016 Volunteers

2/20/16, Waseca County News: Greater Mankato Area United Way honors Waseca volunteer

2/19/16, KEYC News 12: United Way surpasses goal and raises over $2 million

United Way Receives Grants from Mankato Clinic Foundation

1/26/17, KEYC News 12: Mankato Clinic Awards Grants to United Way

2/9/16, KEYC News 12: United Way receives grants

United Way's 2016 Campaign Updates  

3/16/16, Waseca County News: United Way campaign surpasses goal, supports local programs

3/15/16, Mankato Free Press: United Way beats expectations, gives more

3/15/16, KEYC News 12: United Way celebrates historic year

1/2/16, Mankato Free Press: Our View: Thumbs up to United Way: Community came through to meet fundraising goal

12/24/15, Mankato Free Press: Our View: Local generosity: Greater Mankato has many gifts to consider

12/23/15, Mankato Free Press: United Way surpasses 2016 campaign goal

12/23/15, Waseca County News: Greater Mankato Area United Way surpasses goal of $1.95 million

12/23/15, KTOE Radio Mankato: Greater Mankato Area United Way surpasses goal

12/23/15, Mankato Times: Greater Mankato Area United Way surpasses goal of $1.95 million

12/23/15, Waseca County News: Roundbank employees take pies to face for a good cause

12/18/15, KEYC News 12: Greater Mankato Area United Way wrapping up 2016 campaign

12/18/15, KEYC News 12: Greater Mankato United Way inches closer to campaign goal

10/23/15, KEYC News 12: Greater Mankato Area United Way campaign update

7/16/15, Mankato Free Press: Greater Mankato Area United Way allocates to 32 agencies

Shared Spaces: A Center for Nonprofit Collaboration

12/26/15, Mankato Free Press: Shared Spaces, shared resources for Mankato nonprofits

Fire & Ice Ball 2015

12/1/2015, Mankato Times: Give, glam, groove at United Way's Fire & Ice Ball

11/20/15, KEYC News 12: Greater Mankato Area United Way's Fire & Ice Ball

Handmade Crocheted Hats Donated to Monroe Elementary

12/9/15, KEYC News 12: Mankato woman crochets hats to give to dozens of Monroe Elementary students

Kids Count Data Book 2015

11/18/15, KEYC News 12: Kids Count Data Book provides data and areas to address

11/11/15, Mankato Free Press: Racial gap, childcare cost among biggest issues for kids

United Way's Reading Festival 2015

11/12/15, KEYC News 12: Greater Mankato Area United Way's reading festival

11/11/15, Mankato Free Press: United Way holds second annual reading festival

11/3/15, Mankato Times: Join the fun at the United Way Reading Festival

United Way's Elizabeth Harstad Named Young Professional of the Year

12/15/15, Gustavus Adolphus Alumni blog: Elizabeth Braun Harstad

11/10/15, KEYC News 12: Greater Mankato Business Awards and Hall of Fame

11/15, Greater Mankato Growth: Honorees announced for GMG Business Awards and Hall of Fame

United Way Hosts Fall Agency Tours

10/27/15, Mankato Free Press: United Way holds tours of four partner agencies

United Way Hosts Meet & Greet in Waseca

10/21/15, Waseca County News: United Way kicks off 2016 campaign with meet and greet event for Waseca residents

10/12/15, Waseca County News: United Way to hold meet and greeet for Waseca County residents

United Way Kicks Off Campaign in St. Peter

9/14/15, KEYC: United Way reaches out to St. Peter

9/14/15, St. Peter Herald: United Way hopes to become more visible in St. Peter

9/8/15, Mankato Times: United Way to kick off 2016 campaign in St. Peter

2016 Campaign Kickoff & Semi-Truck Pull

10/23/15, TruckersNews.com: United Way launches 2016 campaign with truck pull

9/2/15, Mankato Free Press: Greater Mankato Area United Way kicks off 2016 campaign

9/2/15, KEYC News 12: United Way pulls together kicking off 2016 campaign

9/2/15, Radio Mankato: Greater Mankato Area United Way kicks off 2016 campaign with goal near $2 million

8/31/15, Mankato Free Press: United Way to kick off campaign with human truck pull

United Way 2015 Block Party & Human Foosball Tournament

7/18/15, Mankato Free Press: 30 teams kick, slide in United Way human foosball tournament
 
7/18/15, KEYC News 12: Human Foosball helps raise money for United Way
 
7/15/15, Mankato Free Press: United Way kicks off human foosball tournament
 
7/9/15, KEYC News 12: Greater Mankato Area United Way's block party

6/3/15, KEYC News 12: Greater Mankato United Way hosting human foosball tournament
 
5/7/15: Mankato Times: United Way to host human foosball tournament July 18

United Way's Women with Heart 2015

8/8/15, Mankato Free Press: Our View:Thumbs up to United Way

8/5/15, Mankato Free Press: United Way women have heart

7/24/15, KEYC News 12: Greater Mankato United Way Women with Heart luncheon

Child Well-being

7/21/15, KEYC News 12: Minnesota ranks first in child well-being

Week of Action 2015

6/15/15, Mankato Free Press: United Way Week of Action begins

6/15/15, KEYC News 12: Volunteers observe Week of Action

Glen Taylor Speaks at 2015 Top Executive Leadership Luncheon

6/3/15, Mankato Times: Taylor encourages youth to take leadership roles in community

6/2/15, KEYC News 12: United Way starts 2016 campaign with business leaders

6/2/15, Mankato Free Press: Taylor encourages United Way support, participation

5/27/15, Mankato Times: Glen Taylor to keynote Mankato Area United Way leadership luncheon

2015 Campaign Wraps Up

4/16/15, Mankato Free Press: Opinion: United still the way to go

4/16/15, Radio Mankato: Greater Mankato Area United Way 2016 chair Todd Snell challenges younger workers to build for future

4/15/15: Mankato Free Press: United Way falls short of goal; looks to "reinvent" approach