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!

United for Veterans Cash Raffle  Drawing Party
June 16, 2022 

Good odds - great cause!  This raffle and drawing party support the United for Veterans program. Click HERE to learn more.

What's Going On? Songs from the Vietnam Era
June 20, 2022 

A moving concert experience from the Fabulous Armadillos that incorporates live music, live narration, and video to provide the audience a multi-media deep dive into the ’60s and early ’70s and of course, the Vietnam War, this concert is made free through donations to UWNEMN's United for Veterans program and is being held as a kick-off to The Wall That Heals arrival in Chisholm. 

The Wall That Heals
June 23-26, 2022 

UWNEMN's United for Veterans program is proud to bring a traveling replica of the Vietnam War Memorial to the Iron Range. The Wall That Heals will be free and open to the public 24 hour/day at the Chisholm Football Field (closing at 2 pm Sunday June 26th). Click HERE to learn more.


Take a Swing at Hunger - $10,000 Ball Drop
2022 Date TBA

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! All proceeds will benefit the Buddy Backpack program. Click HERE to learn more!


Renegade 25K/5K Trail Run
September 10, 2022

UWNEMN is proud showcase our region's newest trail in this event to support United for Veterans. Click HERE for details on last year's event!



Bucks for Backpacks Raffle 
2022 Date TBA

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

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Big Buck Contest
2022 Date TBA

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.


Funspiel for United Way 
2022 Date TBA

We hope to return in the 2022-2023 season to curl with friends and raise funds for Smiles United. 




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.