United Way of Hastings

Mission Statement

The mission of the United Way of Hastings is to build partnerships to improve the lives of people in our community.

Contact Information

PO Box
Hastings, MN 55033

General Information

Alternative Name
Hastings United Way
Principal Staff
Mari Mellick
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE)
Number of Clients


Board Chair
Russ Rohloff
Number of Board Members
Board Meetings with Quorum
Average Member Attendance

Impact and Programs

Board approval of short-term (1-18 mos) and long-term (up to 3 years) strategies and goals to increase visibility of UWH and increase fundraising efforts. Clearly defined plan for growth in current year.
Current Goals
1. Achieve adequate paid staffing and volunteers to reach growth goals. 2. Create a fundraising plan that brings in resources year-round. 3. Provide marketing materials that reflect the new Community Impact Way of operating and which invites citizens to INVEST in Hastings. 4. Focus on Youth to INVEST in, while maintaining support of important partner agencies. 5. Update the Committee and Governance Structure to fit the new UW and establish a high-powered board to move us ahead to success. 6. Secure appropriate and visable office space for the United Way.
Community or Constituency Served
Individuals living within Independent School District #200 including Hastings, Hampton, Miesville, New Trier, Vermillion, Welch, and portions of Washington County.
Geographic Area Served
Portions of Dakota County, Goodhue County, and Washington County.


3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services $241,428 81.6%
Management $36,536 12.4%
Fundraising $17,731 6%
Unrestricted Net Assets
2014 2013 2012
End of Year: $116,469 $80,070 $79,083
Beginning of Year: $80,070 $79,083 $48,592
Difference: $36,399 $987 $30,491

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