Events

​Many UWNEMN events have been altered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For an up-to-date list of these updates as well as other community resources, click here.

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!

 

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Big Buck Contest
November 6 - November 27, 2020

A virtual Big Buck Contest for hunters living, working, and/or hunting in UWNEMN's service territory (Iron Range & Koochiching County) to support the Imagination Library program. Click HERE for more information!


 

Funspiel for United Way
December 5, 2020

A fun curling bonspiel which supports Smiles United. Click HERE for 2019 details, and stay tuned for information on this year's event!

 


Power of the Purse - Iron Range
January 28, 2021

A fabulous evening for women to enjoy wine tasting, great cuisine, good conversation, auctions and raffles, all to support Imagination Library! Click HERE for a 2020 recap, and stay tuned for information on next year's event!

 

Annual Campaign Celebration
March 25, 2021

Join us in celebrating the positive impact campaign dollars raised by UWNEMN have had in our communities. Click HERE for 2020 event details, and stay tuned for information on next year's event!

 

Women Veterans' Retreat
2021 Date TBA

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 2020 event details, and stay tuned for information on next year's event.

Flavor of the North
April 22, 2021

The Iron Range's premiere food tasting competition event featuring the area's finest restaurants and food businesses. This event supports Buddy Backpacks. Click HERE for 2020 event details, and stay tuned for more information!


 

United for Veterans Cash Raffle  Drawing Party
2021 Date TBA

Good odds - great cause!  This raffle and drawing party support the United for Veterans program.  Click HERE for 2020 winners and stay tuned for more information!


Bull Ride for the Brave
2021 Date TBA

"Dirt Kickin Wicked Good" fun brought to you by Great Frontier Bull Riding Company at the Hibbing Memorial Arena. Proceeds will benefit UWNEMN's United for Veterans program. Click HERE for 2020 event details, and stay tuned for information on next year's event!


Wild About Reading: At the Discovery Center
2021 Date TBA

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. 


Wild About Reading
2021 Date TBA

Families will experience the Imagination Library as it comes to life! This FREE event is designed to celebrate the joy of reading among families.  Children of all ages will enjoy story time, literacy activities, snacks and more!


 

 

Take a Swing at Hunger - $5,000 Ball Drop
2021 Date TBA

Not your traditional golf outing. All proceeds will benefit the Buddy Backpack program. Click HERE to learn more about the 2020 event, and stay tuned for 2021.


 

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Online Auctions 
2021 Dates TBA

All online auction proceeds support Buddy Backpacks. Click HERE for more information on the results of 2020's auctions. 


 

 

Bucks for Backpacks Raffle 
2021 Date TBA

Great odds - even greater cause! This cash raffle supports Buddy Backpacks.  Click HERE for 2020 results and stay tuned for 2021 details!