Imagination Library

Every child will have books of their very own, at…

Day of Caring

Day of Caring shows the amazing difference one day…

Free Tax Program

FREE tax preparation for low to moderate income…

Youth Scholarship

Provides scholarships to young people from the age…

Our Impact



children receive a free age-appropriate book delivered to their mailbox each month.



children received school backpack supplies.



in grants to local social service agencies since 1981.

Our Vision

Connecting people with resources.

Our Mission

To be a collaborative community resource dedicated to identifying uniting and responding to the health, educational and financial sustainability to every person in Brown County.

Latest News

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Each summer schools in Brown County mail United Way Backpack Project info and applications to families who qualify for the FREE lunch program in grades K-12. 

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library will help you read with your child.  Every child will have books of their very own, at no cost to you, thanks to United Way of the Brown  County Area, the Optimist Club of New Ulm and the Dolly Parton Foundation.

Success Stories

We measure our success not in dollars raised, but in actual lives changed. These stories are a testament to the difference that communities can make when we come together to create lasting change.

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We are distributing $126,500 among 22 partner agencies between Aug 1, 2023 - July 31, 2024. Continue Reading ⇢
Funding Agencies
Agency Funding
238 youth received up to $200 in scholarship funding for activities from August 1, 2022 - July 31, 2023. This year's scholarships are currently open for applications. Click Here to learn more. Continue Reading ⇢
Youth Activites Scholarships
Youth Scholarships

Upcoming Events

Fall Days of Caring
Thu, 10/24/2024
This is our new 3-day Event to accommodate business teams that would like to participate. It will…

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