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Crow Wing County employees give to local United Way

Crow Wing County employees pledged $16,919 to the United Way of Crow Wing and Cass counties as part of their United Way Campaign for 2019.

Many staff members pledge to give through payroll deductions, one-time donations and volunteering.

"Our 440 employees have a commitment to give back to the residents they serve," County Administrator Tim Houle said in a news release about the $110,000 county employees have given to the United Way since 2014.

"Staff generously give each and every year to support their communities, friends and neighbors. We collaborate with so many different organizations to accomplish our goals and what better way to personally give back to strengthen our mission."

The United Way of Crow Wing and Cass counties provides financial resources to 37 local nonprofit programs, connects volunteers to the needs in the community and helps over 700 local families with assistance during a family, financial, mental health or other crisis.

For more information about the United Way of Crow Wing and Cass counties or to find out how to get involved, call 218-829-2619 or visit www.unitedwaynow.org.