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!

 

Take a Swing at Hunger - $10,000 Ball Drop
August 11, 2021

Not your traditional golf outing, this year's event has doubled in size. All proceeds will benefit the Buddy Backpack program. Click HERE to learn more!


 

 

Renegade 25K/5K Trail Run
September 11, 2021

Register today for the 25K or 5K Renegade Trail Run at Redhead Trail in Chisholm! Proceeds support United for Veterans. Click HERE for more details!


 

 

Bucks for Backpacks Raffle 
October 7, 2021

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
November 6-30, 2021

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 
December 4, 2021

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!

 

 

 

Annual Campaign Celebration
2022 Date TBA

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


 

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. 



United for Veterans Cash Raffle  Drawing Party
2022 Date TBA 

Good odds - great cause!  This raffle and drawing party support the United for Veterans program.  Click HERE for 2021 results.


Flavor of the North 
2022 Date TBA

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 to support Buddy Backpacks. Click HERE for results from the 2021 event, and stay tuned for details on the 2022 event. 

 


Bull Ride for the Brave
2022 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
2022 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
2022 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!