United Way of 1000 Lakes Announces Phase Two of its Grantmaking Cycle

United Way of 1000 Lakes recently announced the opening of the second phase of…

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Golf Ball Drop Returns to Forest Lake in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids State Bank Frozen Fairways Golf Classic organizers announce the…

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Ice Golf Returns to Forest Lake in February

The Grand Rapids State Bank Frozen Fairways Golf Classic is gearing up for its…

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4 Volunteer Opportunities in the New Year 

Start the New Year off right with resolutions that are good for you and the…

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Itasca Area Residents Will Receive Home Essential Packs to Help Them Transition into Stable Housing

This winter, area families transitioning into a new home will receive home and…

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Nominations Now Open for United Way’s ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award

As part of their commitment to fostering the spirit of volunteerism, United Way…

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5 Volunteer Opportunities in December

Put your passion for your community into action by volunteering!  Whether you…

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Smart Giving From Your IRA

Adults age 70 ½ and over can take advantage of a simple path to benefitting…

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4 Volunteer Opportunities in November 

Volunteering makes a significant difference in both individual lives and…

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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 in…

Stuff the Bus Supports Local Students 

United Way of 1000 Lakes' annual Stuff the Bus School Supplies Drive kicks off this month…

United Way Supporters Gear Up to “Stuff the Bus”

United Way of 1000 Lakes is once again partnering with Target in Grand Rapids to “Stuff…

4 Skills Kids Learn When They Read 

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

On Air with 211

"On Air with 211" features conversations between United Way and First Call for Help's…

Local Nonprofits Celebrate National 211 Day on February 11

Over the past two years, high numbers of people have had to ask for help - due to job…