Stories

Ask the Expert: How is COVID-19 Affecting Students?

Matt Grose is the Superintendent of ISD 318, which includes schools in the…


In Conversation: Video Series

In Conversation: Video SeriesIn Conversation tells the stories that connect us…


No Goal is Out of Reach

Journey to Recovery Supported by United Way Programs Between laughter and tears…


Ask The Expert: How Can We Help Youth Thrive Now and Into the Future?

Chad Evans is the Unit Director and Out of School Time Coordinator at Deer…


Moving Forward

Today, Suli Furman and her husband Travis live in their busy home in Grand…


From Rough Beginnings to Rays of Hope: How Mentoring Changed Chelsi's Story

Chelsi Drobnick could have been just another casualty of poverty and crime.…


Ask The Expert: Why Keeping Aging Community Members Social Matters

Kristi Kane is the Director of the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging, a division…


Changemakers to Watch: Carson Smith

The word “philanthropist” is often associated with individuals who give back…


Ask The Expert: What Makes a Vibrant Community?

What makes a community one where people want to live? United Way of 1,000 Lakes…


Changemakers to Watch: Tom and Leanna McBride

Much has been said about rural Minnesota’s “brain drain,” in which ambitious…