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!

 

Flavor of the North Restaurant Month
May 2021

The Iron Range's premiere food tasting competition event featuring the area's finest restaurants and food businesses has turned into a month-long event to celebrate and support our local restaurants. Click HERE to learn more. 

 


Flavor of the North Virtual Auction and Awards Party
June 2, 2021

Find out the winners of UWNEMN's Flavor of the North Restaurant Month, and bid on auction items to support Buddy Backpacks. Click HERE to learn more. 

 

 


United for Veterans Cash Raffle  Drawing Party
May 13, 2021 

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


 

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.


 

 

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!


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Big Buck Contest
2021 Date TBA

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 information on the 2020 contest and results!


 

Funspiel for United Way 
2021 Date TBA

We are unable to hold an in-person bonspiel in the 2020-2021 season, but we hope to return in the 2021-2022 season to curl with friends and raise funds for Smiles United. Click HERE for more information!

 


 

Making Reel Change
January 13-17, 2022

A virtual ice fishing contest to support United for Veterans. Click HERE for more information!

 


 

Power of the Purse 
2022 Date TBA

This annual ladies' event supports Imagination Library! Click HERE for details on 2021's virtual event, and stay tuned for more information. 

 

 

 

Postponed Events​​​

We look forward to seeing you at these beloved traditional events when it is safe to gather in person again!

Annual Campaign Celebration
Future Date TBA

Join us in celebrating the positive impact campaign dollars raised by UWNEMN have had in our communities. 

 


Bull Ride for the Brave
Future 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. 

 


Wild About Reading: At the Discovery Center
Future 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
Future 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!