United Way Thanks Community with Free Concert

United Way will be hosting a free concert on May 26th at Rapids Brewing Co.…


Small Business Spotlight: Rapids Brewing Co.

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


Lumberjack Mile & 5K Returns September 10

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


Deer River Selected as Day of Action Site

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


United Way Announces ‘Volunteer of the Year’ Nominees

As part of United Way of 1000 Lakes’ commitment to fostering the spirit of…


United Way to Host Community Celebration on May 26

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


Board Member Spotlight: Danielle Witherill

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


United Way Supports Rural Food Shelves

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


Board Member Spotlight: David Kooda

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


4 Skills Kids Learn When They Read 

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