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United Way of Southwest Minnesota
 

MISSION STATEMENT:

Uniting people and resources to 

improve lives and strengthen

communities in Southwest

Minnesota.

 

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Latest News
Imagination Library Bags Being Distributed February-27-2015
In 2014, 936 children were able to practice their school readiness skills with a ‘Wild About Kindergarten’ bag. These bags are given to every child who attends Kindergarten Round-Up in the
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Community Investment Process February-23-2015
An important part of United Way of Southwest Minnesota’s work is the annual review of local not-for-profit programs that seek affiliation and grant funding from United Way. It’s an excitin
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Community Impact Grant Applications Available February-23-2015
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota’s 2015 Community Impact Grant Application forms are available at www.unitedwayswmn.org (Your United Way tab – Community Impact Grants section). All gr
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250000th Imagination Library Book Recipient February-13-2015
This article is the third in a four part series focusing on the Imagination Library Program. The final article will demonstrate additional ways the program is benefiting the region. Previous articles
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Additional Community Uses for Imagination Library Books February-13-2015
This article is the fourth in a four part series focusing on the Imagination Library Program. Previous articles highlighted the global and local impact, history of the program and featured a local Ima
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2014-15 Campaign Results Announced by United Way of Southwest Minnesota February-10-2015
United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) reports a total of $550,001.15 was raised during the 2014-15 fund-raising campaign in this area.  Dollars raised will stay local to benefit people livin
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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Graduation Held February 7th February-9-2015
The first 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten graduation party was held on Saturday, February 7th at the Marshall-Lyon County Library for those who had completed the program. Mayor Bob Byrnes handed out d
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Sanford Canby Invests in United Way of Southwest Minnesota February-9-2015
Sanford Canby Medical Center employees are strong supporters of the United Way of Southwest Minnesota. Employees contributed $2,919.80 through payroll pledges/donations/special events. The United Way
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CLICK HERE for full information regarding our open position for an Education and Volunteer Services Coordinator

 


 

 
logo_WCA.jpgWestern Community Action is in the 9th season of free tax assistance to hundreds of low to moderate income taxpayers (up to $35,000 for individuals and $55,000 for families) .  IRS-certified volunteers assist with the preparation of taxes to help taxpayers maximize their refunds.    Tax Clinics are currently offered in Marshall, Redwood Falls, Windom, and Jackson.  
 
Free self-preparation services, for those taxpayers comfortable filing their own returns, are provided for the 3nd year via the United Way of Southwest MN website.  The income limit for this self-prep software is $60,000.  Click Here for Free Tax Preparation Information.
 
Feel free to contact Western Community Action with questions at 507-537-1416 or to schedule your tax appointment today!
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