United Way of Northeastern Minnesota presents many events that support our programs.
Your participation in these events helps to raise more than $200,000 annually!



Bucks for Backpacks Raffle 
November 30, 2023 Sawmill Saloon & Restaurant (Virginia)

This cash raffle supports Buddy Backpacks. Tickets available now!


Power of the Purse 
January 25, 2024, Iron Trail Motors Event Center (Virginia)

Click HERE to see pictures from the annual ladies' event that raised $32,000 last year for Imagination Library! Tickets for the 2024 event will be available starting December 4th!



Annual Celebration
March 21, 2024, Mountain Iron Community Center (Mountain Iron)

Join us in celebrating the positive impact campaign dollars raised by UWNEMN have had in our communities. Click HERE to see all of the night's winners from last year.



Flavor of the North 
April 25, 2024, Club Mesabi - Range Recreation Civic Center (Eveleth) 

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. Click HERE to see pictures from this sold-out event that raised a record-shattering $98,000 for Buddy Backpacks!

United for Veterans Cash Raffle Drawing Party
May 9, 2024

This raffle and drawing party raised $20,500 to support the United for Veterans program. Click HERE to see the results of last year's raffle.


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Renegade 5K Trail Run
September 9, 2023 Redhead MTB Park (Chisholm)

The 2023 Renegade Trail Run will take place on the Iron Range's newest trail at Redhead MTB Park and featured waves for competitive running, non-competitive running, and walking/hiking. New for 2023 are a distance loop and rucking division! All proceeds support United for Veterans! Click HERE to see results from this year's race!