Events

The United Way of Northeastern Minnesota host many events that support our efforts to advance the common good. Your participation helps to raise more than $192,200 annually!



Annual Dinner Celebration
Save the Date: Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Join us in celebrating the positive impact recent campaign dollars raised by United Way of Northeastern MN have had in our communities! 

Click HERE for more information!


Flavor of the North
Save the Date: Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The Iron Range's premiere food tasting competition event featuring the area's finest restaurants and food businesses, which supports Buddy Backpacks.

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Women Veterans Unite!

Save the Date: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Join us as we recognize your service and redefine "R&R". Open to all Minnesota Women Veterans. Space is limited. Click HERE  for more information!


Wild about Reading: At the Discovery Center!
Save the Date: Thursday, June 29th, 2017

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

Wild about Reading: On the Farm!
Save the Date: TBD Summer 2017

Families will experience the Imagination Library as it comes to life On the 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 19th, 2017

"Wake your inner giant" by participating in this extreme 5k obstacle run supporting United for Veterans. Pre party August 18th, 2017 Click HERE for more information!


Bucks for Backpacks Raffle and Party
Save the Date: TBD 2017

Great odds - Even Greater Cause! $15,000 in cash raffle prizes. Join us at Sawmill Saloon & Restaurant for the drawing, appetizers and music!

Click HERE for more information on how to purchase raffle tickets and the drawing event!


Power of the Purse - Koochiching County
Save the Date: TBD 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!


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!


Funspiel for United Way
Save the Date: Saturday, February 25th, 2017

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


Early Childhood Training
To Be Announced

United Way is partnering once again with St.Louis County Family Service Collaborative, Northland Foundation, Mesabi Range Community College and Child Care Aware, to host it's second annual FREE early childhood/child care training.



Ride the Range
Save the Date: Not holding in 2017

A 200 mile mortorcycle rally through the scenic Iron Range to support Imagination Library! Click HERE for more information!