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United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties

We are changing the game by connecting people, resources & ideas to promote individuals self-sufficiency by investing in education, income & health.

Mission Statement
PO Box 1148
Alexandria, MN 56308
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: 320-834-7800
Other Names Used Heart of the Lakes
EIN 23-7450908
Principal Staff Jen Jabas
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 4
Number of Volunteers 431
Number of Clients Served 18,200
Tags / Keywords Douglas, Pope,
General Information
Board Chair Kellie Janssen
Number of Board Members 15
Board meetings with quorum 18
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 11
Raised $765,000 Measure & Record Results- Updated Case for Support; Created Logic Model; having agencies report clearer outcomes in applications Determine Giving Capacity- Completed a market survey; looking into Feasibility Study options; Targeted 2014/15 Fundraising Strategies off market survey results Study and Improve Churn Rates- attended specific training on Churn Analysis; Have specific strategies for different giving groups; Analyzing donor turnover by company Summer Residents/ Rural and Retirees & Professionals- have had "Key Contact" meetings with the intent of gathering insight on how to access these groups, what messaging will resonate, how to make giving easy. Fundraising approach reflects information gathered Women's Leadership Council- started affinity group, developed Charter and Case for Support; held two events the first year
Current Goals
Development of a campaign team Establish an endowment fund Involve Pope County more by educating & engaging Positive public image
Community or Constituency Served
Douglas & Pope Counties
Geographic Area Served
Douglas & Pope Counties
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $698,639 87.3%
Management: $53,560 6.7%
Fundraising: $47,719 6%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2013 2012 2011
End of Year: $257,337 $300,397 $196,404
Beginning of Year $300,397 $196,404 $113,768
Difference ($43,060) $103,993 $82,636
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $257,337
Based on information provided on 2011 to 2013
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