United Way Collects Essential Care Items for Local Families

In honor of Hunger and Homelessness Month, United Way of 1000 Lakes hosts an…

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Minnesota United Acts of Kindness Week: Nov. 13-17

Next week, November 13-17th, is Minnesota Acts of Kindness Week and is an…

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Stuff The Bus Ensures Students Are Prepared for Future Success

The annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive hosted by United Way of 1000 Lakes…

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United Way Teams with Restaurants for Dining United 

United Way of 1000 Lakes and local restaurants have teamed up for another…

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5 Ways to Volunteer in October

Are you ready to give your time and talent to make the Itasca area a better…

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6 Things You Should Know About the Lumberjack Mile & 5K

Annually, the Lumberjack Mike and 5K, held on the second Saturday in September,…

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Lumberjack Mile & 5K Returns September 9

For its seventh running, the Lumberjack Mile & 5K is coming up on Saturday,…

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Gearing Up for The Itascamazing Race

The Itascamazing Race takes off this August, and teams from all over the region…

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5 Ways to Volunteer this August

Volunteering is a great way to connect with your community and make a…

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United Way to Celebrate 60 Years of Impact at Annual Community Celebration

United Way of 1000 Lakes will be hosting its annual Community Celebration on May 25th,…

Local Food and Shelter Providers Receive Funds

The Itasca County Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) recently allocated $17,250 in…

United Way Honors Outstanding Community Volunteers

United Way of 1000 Lakes' mission is to mobilize the caring power of Itasca-area…

United Way Hosts the Return of the Shamrock’n Brunch

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with United Way of 1000 Lakes’ Shamrock’n Brunch on Saturday,…

United Way Accepting Community Impact Grant Proposals

United Way of 1000 Lakes is excited to be opening its community impact grant applications…

211 is Helping Here

It was a cold winter night, and Max* had nowhere to go - the shelter where he’d normally…