Counties served by the United Way of Hastings

Who are the People Served by United Way of Hastings?

Individuals living within Independent School District #200 including Hastings, Hampton, Miesville, New Trier, Vermillion, Welch, and portions of Washington County

What are the Impact Areas of the United Way of Hastings?

Education, Health, and Financial Stability with a Special Focus on Youth

Funded Programs/Agencies Through UWH Grant Process

  • 360 Communities
    Lewis House - Domestic abuse shelter
    Partners for Success® - Bridges school and home
  • Black Dirt Theater
    Intergenerational curriculum development
  • Boy Scouts Northern Star Council
    Scouting activities and mentoring
  • DARTS
    Older adult home services
  • Friends of the Mississippi
    Stewardship of Mississippi River banks with youth and adults
  • Hastings Community Education
    Disability Program - Special needs adult work program
    Early childhood scholarships
  • Hastings Family Service
    Food shelf and summer lunch program
  • Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council (HPAAC)
    Child and youth scholarships
  • Hastings Schools
    High School Field Biology - Environmental stewardship with youth and adults
    High School < Middle School Special Friends - Special needs youth work program
    Middle School OASIS - Youth after school program
    Middle School Positive Behavior - Reinforcement of positive behavior
    Middle School Summer Wedge - Summer youth program
  • Hastings Area Senior Center
    Older adult transportation and social interaction
  • Legal Assistance of Dakota County
    Family legal assistance
  • Lifeworks
    Vocational, educational and enrichment activities for people with disabilities
  • ProAct Incorporated
    Job training, employment, life skills and enrichment for youth and adults with disabilities
  • True Friends
    Camp and respite care for families and children with disabilities

Other Funded Programs Outside of UWH Grants Process

  • Financial Empowerment
    Provides tools and information to make informed financial decisions
  • Food 4 Kids
    Weekend food packs for students
  • Give Kids a Smile
    Child and youth free dental care
  • Hastings Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
    Military support for families
  • Hastings READS
    Community reading program
  • Helping Kids Succeed
    Youth and adults building webs of support
  • Imagination Library
    Age-specific books for children
  • Junior Board of Directors
    Youth outreach
  • LIVE UNITED Scholarship
    Youth scholarship
  • Student Hastings Impact Program, AmeriCorps Promise Fellows
    Fellows provide student support
  • United Way 2-1-1 24/7 Help Line
    Resource and referral

How Many People are Served by United Way of Hastings?

Thousands. But it’s not about the numbers and how many people that we serve. It’s about the lasting impact we make on people by give them a helping hand to lift them up to live better lives.



UWH Snapshot
2016 Annual Report available soon
2015 Annual Report

Our Work

We work to create and support programs, collaborations, and initiatives that bring together community members, agencies, government, businesses local churches and foundations with the goal of addressing the root cause of the needs in our community.

We work to Meet Basic Needs and Support Individuals and Families as well as address needs in three impact areas:

  • Education
  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial Stability


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United Way of Hastings - PO Box 353 - Hastings, MN 55033-0353