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Greater Twin Cities United Way Action Day 2023

Greater Twin Cities United Way Action Day | Thursday, August 3 | Target Field

Every child deserves an education that prepares them for success. Yet each year, 100,000 K-12 students in the greater Twin Cities return to school without the school supplies they need, impacting self-esteem and performance.

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Action Day 2022

It's time to jump into action! Greater Twin Cities United Way is bringing together community changemakers for our annual Action Day initiative to provide backpacks full of school supplies for 50,000 local students! 

Each year, more than 100,000 greater Twin Cities students return to school without essential school supplies to support their work in the classroom.

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Join Us for United Way Action Day August 12

Each year, more than 100,000 students in the Twin Cities metro area start the school year without the supplies they need for academic success. Be a part of Action Day and help us distribute 50,000 backpacks with school supplies to children in need. There are several ways you can volunteer:

  • Volunteer from home and assemble school supply kits for inclusion in backpacks
  • Sponsor and host a satellite backpack event at your place of business during the month of July. Hurry! Deadline is June 10 to book a date.
  • Volunteer in person on August 12 at Allianz Field in St. Paul (limited spots available). Registration opens in late June.

Questions? Contact Mary Smith or 612.340.7576.