United Way of Northeastern Minnesota presents many events that support our programs.
Your participation in these events helps to raise more than $134,000 annually!


$10,000 Golf Ball Drop
August 17, 2022, Mesaba Country Club (Hibbing)

Purchase a golf ball and watch it dropped among 499 others onto the green. If your ball makes it into the hole, you win big! Click HERE to learn more.


Renegade 25K/5K Trail Run
September 10, 2022, Redhead MTB Park (Chisholm)

UWNEMN is proud showcase our region's newest trail in this event to support United for Veterans. Register early for the best registration prices! Click HERE to  learn more.

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Big Buck Contest
2022 Youth and Firearm Deer Season, Regionwide

A virtual Big Buck Contest for hunters living, working, and/or hunting in UWNEMN's service territory (Iron Range, Koochiching County, & Lake of the Woods County) to support the Imagination Library program. Click HERE for a list of 2021 winners.






Bucks for Backpacks Raffle 
December 1, 2022, Sawmill Saloon & Restaurant (Virginia)

Great odds - even greater cause! This cash raffle supports Buddy Backpacks. Click HERE for a list of last year's winners.


Power of the Purse 
2023 Date TBA

This annual ladies' event supports Imagination Library! Click HERE for a recap of the 2022 event, and stay tuned for more details! 

Annual Campaign Celebration
2023 Date TBA

Join us in celebrating the positive impact campaign dollars raised by UWNEMN have had in our communities. Click HERE to register.


Flavor of the North 
2023 Date TBA 

Taste the best dishes local restaurants have to offer and vote for your favorites, plus bid on items in our biggest auction of the year to support Buddy Backpacks. Click HERE for more details. 

United for Veterans Cash Raffle  Drawing Party
2023 Date TBA

Good odds - great cause!  This raffle and drawing party support the United for Veterans program. Click HERE to see the results of 2022's raffle.