Board Member Spotlight: Amanda Kluge, Past President

"When I heard United Way was looking to fill a Board role, I jumped at the chance to help…

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Changemakers to Watch: Tom and Leanna McBride

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

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Board Member Spotlight: Peter Birkey, Board Ex-officio

Before moving to Grand Rapids, Peter lived in Boston, serving as an Executive Vice…

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Adult Day Stay Gives Sense of Purpose, Community

Joey Jacobson of Bigfork knew her mother Marie needed a little extra help. She was living…

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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. “There were…

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Board Spotlight: John Stemper

"I work for MDI as the Director of Product Development and New Ventures and am married…

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