January 19, 2023

At this time, Greater Twin Cities United Way 2-1-1 is not scheduling vaccine appointments for residents of Minnesota. 12/12/2022 Bivalent Boosters  Children ages 6 months through 5 years are now eligible for updated (bivalent) boosters. Children ages 6 months through 5 years who received the original (monovalent) Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are now recommended to receive…

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January 19, 2023

If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills or other essential services, dial 2-1-1, 651-291-0211 or 1-800-543-7709 or Text ‘MNCOVID’ to 898211 and a Certified Community Resource Specialist will help to locate available resources in your area. PLEASE NOTE:  Greater Twin Cities United Way 2-1-1 does not provide direct financial assistance. We are an…

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January 1, 2023

A FREE CHARITABLE DENTAL EVENT FOR KIDS (TYPICALLY AGES 3 – 18) WHO FACE BARRIERS TO ACCESSING DENTAL CARE. DENTAL PROFESSIONALS THROUGHOUT MINNESOTA VOLUNTEER THEIR TIME AND TALENTS TO PROVIDE CARE FREE OF CHARGE. When: Friday, February 3 and Saturday, February 4, 2023 (some clinics have alternative dates) Location: Participating dental clinics throughout Minnesota Appointments:…

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November 15, 2022

When Minnesota winter’s get frigid and you need a warm place to get out of the cold, please click on the link below to find more information and locations of warming centers and to find shelter from the cold. Included are warming centers located in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro, northeast and southeast Minnesota. https://www.icarol.info/ResourceView2.aspx?First=1&country=United%20States&sp=-1&org=78732&agencynum=53981418

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Voting Information 2022

October 31, 2022

Election Day in Minnesota is Tuesday, November 8 From Barriers to the Ballot: What You Need to Know Join Greater Twin Cities United Way for an online event for information that will empower you and your community to get to the ballot this year. When: November 3rd from 11 – 11:30 a.m. Register here: https://bit.ly/3TPsex4…

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October 21, 2022

HomeHelpMN UPDATE 10/21/22 HomeHelpMN is offered through Minnesota Housing to help homeowners who have fallen behind in their mortgages or other housing-related expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will provide a grant that does not need to be paid back, that will assist eligible homeowners who are past due with mortgage or related…

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Holiday Resources – Statewide 2022

October 19, 2022

Looking for Thanksgiving and Holiday resources in your area? 211 maintains a list of agencies that offer a variety of different seasonal resources. You can search by the county names (i.e. Hennepin County) to find different programs offered in your area. Some programs will only serve individuals that live in a specific city or zip…

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Free Tax Preparation Sites

January 19, 2022

It’s tax time! You may qualify for free help preparing your taxes. The Minnesota Department of Revenue provides a list of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax-Aide free tax preparation sites. Click here to find a free tax preparation site near you. Minnesota Department of Revenue has a filing deadline of April 18th, 2022.

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