Greater Mankato Area United Way is hosting its annual Week of Action from May 1721 to promote volunteerism and community involvement.


This year, more than 100 volunteers will lend a helping hand for projects at sites around the region. Volunteers are community members and corporate groups who will be helping with yard work, cleaning, building and more.


Participating agencies include Boy Scouts, Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota, Greater Mankato Area United Way, Habitat for Humanity, McGowan’s Farm, Partners for Housing, and VINE Faith in Action.


Volunteer groups include Blethen Berens; Consolidated Communications; EON; GMG Young Professionals; Mankato Clinic; Monarch Healthcare Management; Ridley, an Alltech Company; United Prairie Bank; and U.S. Bank.