Restaurants Raise the Bar, Raise Funds for United Way of 1000 Lakes

This fall marked the tenth season of Dining United, an initiative that brings…


3 Ways Bonfire Helps Nonprofits Build Capacity

Bonfire, the Itasca area’s online volunteer portal, makes it easy for…


United Way to Present ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Award

Each year, United Way of 1000 Lakes recognizes outstanding community members…


4 Ways to Volunteer this January

The new year presents an opportunity to start or renew a commitment to serving…


United Way Announces “Be the Light” Giving Challenge

United Way of 1000 Lakes is closing out 2022 in a big way: by aiming to raise…


Grand Rapids State Bank Frozen Fairways Golf Classic Returns in 2023

The Grand Rapids State Bank Frozen Fairways Golf Classic returns to the…


5 Ways to Volunteer this December

Time is one of the greatest gifts you can give. This holiday season, consider…


EFSP Funds Help Nonprofits Meet Local Needs

The Itasca area’s nonprofit network plays a vital role in meeting the food and…


United Way Launches November Health & Hygiene Drive

In November, United Way of 1000 Lakes launched its tenth annual Health &…


Community Needs Assessment: What We Learned

In the summer of 2021, United Way of 1000 Lakes began a Community Needs…