As United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) works to launch its pilot mentoring program, Lunch Buddies, the organization is pleased to announce a new position and staff person to oversee the program. Hibbing native Sarah Gardeski joins the... Read More
Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2020
It’s a new year, and United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) is hitting the ground running by piloting a new program to mentor elementary-age children in its service area.   The Lunch Buddies mentoring program seeks to pair elementary students... Read More
Posted: Friday, January 3, 2020
When Carl Stone retired from the Navy, he knew he wanted to live somewhere he could fish. He and wife Karen lived in rural Montana until health issues required they move closer to medical care – that’s when Carl remembered a trip to Ely as a five-... Read More
Posted: Friday, December 20, 2019
Ho ho ho!  Jolly ol’ St. Paul here! Nah, I’m no saint, but it fit the picture! The holidays are here, and 2020 is just around the corner. ‘Tis the season to be generous, and as the Board President for United Way of Northeastern Minnesota, I’m hoping... Read More
Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2019
by UWNEMN Board President Paul Janssen   This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day, established by President Woodrow Wilson on November 11, 1919. I’ve been reflecting on vets this month and... Read More
Posted: Monday, November 11, 2019
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN)’s United for Veterans committee is pleased to announce that its application to make Chisholm a stop on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) The Wall That Heals national tour has been accepted.   “... Read More
Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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