IMPACT

Through strategic investments in a network of local programs and initiatives, HLUW helps meet the needs of people in our region. 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS & AGENCIES

Head of the Lakes United Way fights for the Education, Health, and Financial Stability of EVERY person in EVERY community we serve.

Through strategic investments in a network of local programs and initiatives, United Way helps meet the health and human care needs of people in our region.

The programs we fund and community organizations we partner with come from differing backgrounds and situations. In the end, our goal is the same for all whom we help. To provide answers to the problems many do not want to face.

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We Serve the Head of the Lakes Region

Ashland-Bayfield

Greater Duluth Area

The North Shore

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ALLOCATIONS PROCESS

Working Together to Build Stronger Communities.

We believe in comprehensive solutions to combat our region’s most pressing issues. Through our allocations process, local nonprofit agencies can apply for funding to help us reach a common goal of bettering our communities.  Every program funded through United Way is monitored, evaluated and measured for effectiveness. In this way, United Way validates that investments get results and make a difference where it matters most. 

Interested in more information? Contact Renee VanNett, Impact Director for more information at rvannett@hlunitedway.org.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO APPLY FOR UNITED WAY FUNDING

LOCAL IMPACT IN THE LAST 3 YEARS

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701 youth served through community and out-of-school programs

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82,748 healthy meals and snacks were given out in our community

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3,912 uninsured and underinsured individuals received counseling services

ALLOCATIONS TIMELINE 2022-2023

ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY INVESTMENT REVIEW PANEL

Community investment Review Panel Volunteers play a critical role in deciding how funds raised by Head of the Lakes United Way are used to meet needs in the community. Panel volunteers are responsible for reviewing applications, hearing program presentations and making funding recommendations. This is a great opportunity to learn about local non-profits and make an impact in your community!

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BECOMING A PANEL VOLUNTEER

IMPACT AREAS

Health

By making it easier for individuals to access substance abuse programs, receive quality health care and access nutritious foods, we’re striving to help everyone get—and stay—healthy.

Education

We’re striving to shift the odds so tomorrow’s leaders can build a better foundation today. With an approach to education that spans from cradle to career, we’re ensuring every child gets a strong start in life, teenagers have the tools to learn and grow, and young adults thrive in the job market.

Financial Stability

We’re striving to put every person, in every community, on a path toward financial empowerment. That starts with access to housing,  job training, credit counseling and money management programs.

ADDITIONAL HANDOUTS AND RESOURCES

LET'S CONNECT

Address: 424 W Superior St STE 402, Duluth, MN 55802

Phone: 218-726-4770

Fax: 218-726-4778