Dine Out to Support United Way

October through November 14 (Give to the Max day), customers can eat at 11 local restaurants to raise money for United Way of 1000 Lakes. Now in its seventh year, participating restaurants have pledged a portion of proceeds to benefit United Way’s Community Campaign, which provides grants to 22 local non-profits organizations working to improve outcomes in education, health, and financial stability.

Participating restaurants include:

17TH STREET GRILL AT TIMBERLAKE LODGE
144 SE 17th St, Grand Rapids • 218-326-2600
Will donate $5 of every Build-Your-Own Pasta dish
(Wednesdays: October 16th, 23rd, 30th)

BIXBY’S
Located inside the Itasca County Family YMCA
400 River Road, Grand Rapids • 218-999-4230
Will donate 10% of coffee sales (October – November 14th)

BREWED AWAKENINGS
24 NE 4th Street, Grand Rapids • 218-327-1088
Will donate 10% of homemade muffins sales (October – November 14th)

CULVER’S
1775 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids • 218-999-0774
Will donate 10% of sales from 5 to 8 PM (Tuesday, October 29th)

FOREST LAKE LOUNGE & DOWNSTAIRS STEAKHOUSE
Hwy 2 West, Grand Rapids • 218-326-3423
Will donate $1 of every appetizer order (Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays)

LOCKER ROOM BAR AND GRILL
403 Roosevelt Ave, Coleraine • 218-245-3976
Will donate $1 of every appetizer order (Tuesdays through October 29th)

PICKLED LOON SALOON
20184 Hwy 169, Grand Rapids • 218-301-0485
Will donate $1 of every featured menu item (October – November 14th)
Famous Enchiladas, Tenderloin Medallions, BBQ Chicken Ranch Salad

RAPIDS BREWING CO
214 N Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids • 218-390-8664
Will donate 5% of food sales (Sundays through Thursdays)

TOIVO’S RESTAURANT & SPORTS BAR
1212 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids • 218-999-5550
Will donate 5% of every breakfast order (Mondays, Tuesdays)

UNWINED UP NORTH
31 NE 3rd St, Grand Rapids • 218-999-9234
Will donate $1 per entree order (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays)

ZORBAZ ON POKEGAMA LAKE
32946 Crystal Springs Rd, Grand Rapids • 218-326-1006
Will donate 10% of all food, beverage, and clothing sales
(Wednesday, October 23rd, 11 AM to 2 AM – Trivia Night 6:30 PM)

Dining United is one of many campaign activities underway to help United Way reach this year’s goal of $320,000. Through giving, advocating, and volunteering, or any combination of the three, there is a role for everyone to play in activating positive change across the Itasca area. Numerous giving and volunteer opportunities are available, including community events, payroll deductions, bank draft, direct billing, and credit card options found online at uwlakes.org.

To learn more about United Way of 1000 Lakes’ work, impact, and how you can play your part, visit uwlakes.org or call 218-999-7570.

What Your Dollar Does
$5 per week: value of a phone app, provides transportation to-and-from five radiation treatments for a veteran.
$15 per week: value of lunch provides one year of out-of-school programming for a middle school student for a full year.
$10 per week: value of a car wash, provides an early childhood education scholarship for a low income family for a month.
$20 per week: value of pair of movie tickets provides two weeks of food, shelter, and supportive services for an adult experiencing homelessness.