United Way of Greater Duluth, Inc.
To lead a united effort to strengthen our community by mobilizing resources to improve people's lives.
Review Completed: 7/9/2010
424 West Superior Street Suite 402
Duluth, MN 55802
||Paula Reed, President
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||We are part of the United Way Worldwide network, however each United Way is governed by a local board and operates independently to meet the needs of the local community or region.
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Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Examples of what has been accomplished include:
EDUCATION - Last year, children’s literacy development was enhanced by getting 50,000 books into homes in Greater Duluth through Imagination Library and the Big Red Bookshelves.
INCOME - Last year, 1,500 working poor individuals and families completed tax returns at no cost, bringing an additional $3,120,000 into the Greater Duluth economy.
HEALTH - Last year, 3,242 uninsured or underinsured people received the mental and physical health services they needed.
BASIC NEEDS - Last year, to address the 40% increase in demand for food at food shelves, 1.5 million pounds of food was distributed, providing more than 1.2 million meals.
The organizational objectives outlined in our 2010-2013 strategic plan are as follows:
We will sharpen the focus of our priority areas, programs/services and ensure all work supports core mission
We will restructure our campaign model and strategies to increase revenue
We will communicate a clear, year-round message about UW in the
We will “live within our means”
Goals within our priority funding area of EDUCATION include:
Increasing children's readiness for kindergarten, Improving academic achievement, Promoting positive youth development through high-quality out-of-school opportunities.
Goals within our priority funding area of HEALTH include:
Increasing access to healthcare services and beneifts to improve physical, mental and dental health of uninsured and underinsured people.
Goals within our funding priority area of FINANCIAL STABILITY include:
Increasing people's income and gaining and sustaining savings/assets
Goals within our funding priority area of BASIC HUMAN SERVICES include:
Providing vital operating support to organizations and programs to ensure a strong network of basic human services that meet people's emergency and transitional needs for food, clothing, shelter, housing and safety.
Community or Constituency Served
United Way serves the community by supporting a network of health and human service programs that keep the community strong.
Geographic Area Served
Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor, surrounding townships; Lake and Cook counties
Impact and Programs
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