Small Business Spotlight: Rapids Brewing Co.

Founded in 2019, Rapids Brewing Co. has quickly become a go-to northern…

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Lumberjack Mile & 5K Returns September 10

United Way of 1000 Lakes announces the return of the Lumberjack Mile & 5K on…

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Deer River Selected as Day of Action Site

United Way of 1000 Lake’s Day of Action program began nine years ago, and over…

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United Way Announces ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Nominees

Now more than ever, volunteers are needed to play a critical part in the…

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United Way to Host Community Celebration on May 26

United Way is excited to announce that it will hold its annual Campaign…

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Board Member Spotlight: Danielle Witherill, Board Secretary

“Grand Rapids is my hometown. I attended college at NDSU for a degree in…

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United Way Supports Rural Food Shelves

Each month, the food shelf in Bigfork, Minnesota (also known as the North…

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Board Member Spotlight: David Kooda

“I moved to Grand Rapids in 1995 with my wife and three-week-old daughter,…

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4 Skills Kids Learn When They Read 

How important is it for kids to learn to read and build strong literacy skills?…

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Campaign Celebration & Best of Awards

Community supporters, donors, and volunteers are invited to celebrate the culmination of…

United Way of 1000 Lakes and Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation Open Third Round of Response Fund Applications

More relief is on the way for local nonprofits. United Way of 1000 Lakes and the Grand…

Small Business Spotlight: North In Bloom

This Small Business Spotlight features North In Bloom, a downtown Grand Rapids flower…

Itasca Area Community Response Fund Awards $75,000 in Second Round of Funding

This fall, the Itasca Area Community Response Fund concluded its second round of…

United Way of 1000 Lakes Announces New and Returning Board Members

United Way of 1000 Lakes is proud to announce new and returning members to the 2020-21…

Local Restaurants Give Back through Dining United

Now through November 19th is Dining United, in which local restaurants team up with…