This summer’s volunteers for the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) Meet Up and Chow Down free summer lunch program say they saw first-hand the impact the program has on local children’s lives.   According to responses to the annual... Read More
Posted: Friday, October 4, 2019
Packaging Corporate of America (PCA) employees in International Falls were handed a donut and information on United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) to start their days last week with the goal they “donut forget to donate” to the local United... Read More
Posted: Friday, September 27, 2019
Over the course of September’s Hunger Action Month, volunteers from across the region have packed more than 7,000 weekend meal kits for area children at-risk of hunger at the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) building in Chisholm. Those... Read More
Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2019
As Koochiching County students return to their classrooms, so do United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) programs, Buddy Backpacks and Smiles United. At least 150 Koochiching County students at-risk of hunger will receive weekend meal kits... Read More
Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2019
by UWNEMN Board President Paul Janssen Fall brings the end of the Minnesota golf season, the start of the hunting season, and the kick-off of the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) campaign.  This year, it is more important than ever to... Read More
Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Led by school resource officer, Deputy Brock Kick, educators and administrators from St. Louis County School District packed 200 “Grab and Go” emergency bags for their schools in one hour last week at the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN... Read More
Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota’s (UWNEMN) Board of Directors recently voted to make some changes to the organization’s 2019-2020 funding process.    “There are many changes in our world, and there are more on the horizon,” said UWNEMN... Read More
Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
by Shelley Valentini for the Hometown FocusAug. 16, 2019 Chisholm is home to many great Iron Range institutions and landmarks: the experiential Minnesota Discovery Center, the historic Museum of Mining, the towering Iron Man statue, and the... Read More
Posted: Monday, August 19, 2019