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
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN)’s move into a larger building last year meant more options to offer programs and services, and the newest inhouse program to be added is the “Smiles United” dental program for Iron Range and Koochiching... Read More
Posted: Monday, August 5, 2019
The back yard at the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) and Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) veterans’ transitional home received quite the makeover this month. Volunteers from across the community volunteered time,... Read More
Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019
by Paul Janssen and Kris Janssen I am a bean counter by trade, and because I have those three little letters after my name, (CPA), I am always looking out for how to best use funds and land “in the black”. Listen, I am all about the bottom line.... Read More
Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019
More than 35,000 meal kits were distributed to 1,000 children through the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN)’s Buddy Backpack program during the 2018-2019 school year. In total, 850 children in 14 Iron Range school districts – and all... Read More
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Nearly 40 Iron Rangers volunteered this week in celebration of the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN)’s first-ever “Week of Action.”  The volunteers assisted with 14 projects in Chisholm, Ely, Eveleth, Floodwood, Hibbing, and Virginia... Read More
Posted: Friday, June 21, 2019
The United Way of Northeastern Minnesota (UWNEMN) is announcing a name change for its program that provides household products to individuals and families across the region who have experienced home displacement.   The program formerly known as... Read More
Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019