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United Way of Steele County

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United Way of Steele County works to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. We accomplish this by assessing our County’s most pressing income, education and health needs and investing donor dollars in programs that deliver results. United Way of Steele County is fiercely committed to rigorous evaluation of funding requests, high standards of professionalism and low administrative costs. We envision a sustainable and vibrant community where residents enjoy an enriching quality of life, economic opportunities and self-sufficiency and are secure knowing that a network of helping professionals are available to assist them if needed.

Learn more about the United Way of Steele County in this short video.

  • $3 per week buys noon meals for Steele County senior citizens.
  • $5 per week can help one family stay in their home & avoid homelessness through Transitional Housing of Steele County’s Eviction Prevention Program.
  • $10 per week can buy dental screenings for 10 Steele County school-age children who couldn’t otherwise afford a checkup.
  • $20 per week can buy food for a Steele County family, for one year, from the Steele County Food Shelf.

Designations Accepted

United Way of Steele County allows designations to currently funded agency programs without fundraising or administrative fees. United Way of Steele County allows designations to any United Way. A fee of no more than 18% (based on actual cost) is charged for each transaction.

Affiliate List

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern MN
  • Blooming Prairie Youth Club
  • Cedar Valley Services
  • Children’s Remedial Fund
  • Crisis Resource Center
  • Exchange Club Center for Family Unity
  • Free Clinic of Steele County
  • Healthy Seniors of Steele County
  • Let’s Smile, Inc.
  • South Central Human Relations Center
  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services
  • Steele County Clothesline
  • Steele County Food Shelf
  • Transitional Housing of Steele County
  • Workforce Development, Inc.

Regions Serviced

  • United Way of Steele County is located in the South East Region of the state.


Kim Schaufenbuel, President
United Way of Steele County
1850 Austin Road, Suite 103
Owatonna, MN  55060


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