February 25, 2021

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. In response to COVID-19, many organizations have made changes to their in-person availability. These changes happen frequently,…

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February 24, 2021

Hennepin County residents, please check out the new Renters’ Help site to find information and resources to help prevent an eviction   The COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program is now closed and no longer accepting new applications. If you have applied to the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program, this means: Applications must have been in a…

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February 24, 2021

At this time, Greater Twin Cities United Way 2-1-1 is not scheduling vaccine appointments for residents of Minnesota. Visit the new Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccinations Dashboard for more information regarding: Overview: An overview of vaccines in Minnesota Vaccine Data: Data on number of vaccines administered in Minnesota Distribution: Learn more about vaccine distribution in Minnesota Who’s…

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Free Tax Preparation Sites

February 23, 2021

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 15th, 2021.

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Wrap Around Minnesota

January 25, 2021

Push Text Messaging Campaign—Greater Twin Cities United Way, 2-1-1 Network Greater Twin Cities United Way and the Minnesota Children’s Cabinet have developed a push text messaging campaign, WrapMN, to provide streamlined information and coordination for identified academic, food, health and housing resources available across the state. The goal of this campaign is to increase wrap…

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