Our Mission & Values

Working to Reduce Poverty

The United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area was established in 1957.

We work with city and state agencies, schools, childcare centers, health care providers, and area non-profits.

Our Bold Goal:
By 2030, Grand Forks will have the lowest poverty rate among the four major cities in North Dakota (Fargo, Bismarck, Minot, Grand Forks).

Our MIssion:
United to Positively Transform Lives and Build Strong, Caring Communities.

Our Vision:
Be the trusted leader in improving the quality of life in our communities.

Programs & Initiatives:
In addition to partnering with local non-profits, we also coordinate a few of our own programs - Toys for Tots, Undies Sundays, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, and FamilyWize.

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