United Way of Northeastern Minnesota presents many events that support our efforts to advance the common good.

Your participation helps to raise more than $179,044 annually!

Veterans Retreat at the Lake 2018
Save the Date:  September 7th - 9th, 2018

Join United for Veterans for a FREE weekend of fun and relaxation at Veterans on the Lake Resort in beautiful Ely, MN.  Any veteran or service member (retired or active) that resides in Northeastern Minnesota, along with their family, is welcome to attend, with a limit of 75 attendees.  Click HERE for more information.

Bucks for Backpacks Raffle Drawing Party
Save the Date:  Thursday, September 28th, 2017

 Great Odds - Even Greater Cause! Join us at Sawmill Saloon & Restaurant for the raffle drawing, appetizers and music!  Click HERE for more information!

Bridges Out of Poverty Original and Advanced Training Workshop
Save the Date:  Monday, June 4th (Original Training) and Tuesday, June 5th (Advanced Training)

Free two-day community workshop providing key lessons on dealing with individuals in poverty and strategies to help them out of poverty. Click HERE for more information!

Funspiel for United Way
Save the Date: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

 A fun curling bonspiel presented by Mesabi Daily News, which supports Imagination Library. Click HERE for more information!

Power of the Purse - Iron Range
Save the Date: Thursday, January 25th, 2018

A fabulous evening for women to enjoy wine tasting, great cuisine, good conversation, auctions and raffles, all to support Smiles Across Minnesota!  Click HERE for more information!

Annual Campaign Celebration
Save the Date: Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 

Join us in celebrating the positive impact campaign dollars raised by UWNEMN have had in our communities. Click HERE for more information!

Flavor of the North
Save the Date:  Thursday, April 19th, 2018 

The Iron Range's premiere food tasting competition event featuring the area's finest restaurants and food businesses, which supports Buddy Backpacks.  Click HERE for more information!

Women Veterans Unite Retreat

Save the Date:  May 4th-6th, 2018

A retreat for women veterans to share unique experiences, discover individual strengths, explore personal goals and enjoy a weekend of camaraderie at Giants Ridge.  Click HERE for more information!

Wild About Reading: At the Discovery Center
Save the Date: Thursday, June 21st, 2018

  Families will experience the Imagination Library as it comes to life at the Minnesota Discovery Center! This FREE event is designed to celebrate the joy of reading among young children and families. Children of all ages will enjoy story time, literacy activities, snacks and more! Click HERE for more information! 

Wild About Reading: At the Farm
Save the Date: Thursday, July 19th, 2018

  Families will experience the Imagination Library as it comes to life On the Farm - Mr. Ed's Farm! This FREE event is designed to celebrate the joy of reading among families.  Children of all ages will enjoy story time, literacy activites, kid's container gardening, horse drawn wagon rides, snacks and more! 
 Click HERE to for more information.

Rampage at the Ridge

Save the Date:  Saturday, August 18th, 2018

  "Wake your inner giant" by participating in this extreme 5K obstacle course and mud run supporting United for Veterans.  Click HERE for more information!

Power of the Purse - Koochiching County
Save the Date:  Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Female fun at its most fantastic - a great evening out to benefit United Way initiatives and partner agencies in Koochiching County. Click HERE for more information!