basic needs

United Way Collects Personal Care Items for Local Families

June marks the beginning of United Way of 1000 Lakes’ annual Health &…


Leaving Home to Find Home

A few days before high school graduation, 18-year-old Kayla decided to leave…


Ask the Expert: How is COVID-19 Affecting Victims of Domestic Violence?

Content Warning: This article includes discussion around topics of assault,…


Food for Students: MN Pandemic-EBT

School closures have been particularly hard on students who receive free and…


Itasca County Local Board Awards $66,355 in EFSP Funds

As part of its duties in administering the Emergency Food and Shelter Program…


United Way Hosts Annual Toiletry Drive to Help Local Families

As June gets underway, so does United Way of 1000 Lakes’ annual Health and…


United Way of 1000 Lakes Celebrates Volunteers

Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week, April 19 – 25, celebrates the…


Itasca County Local Board Awards $28,426 in EFSP Funds

Did you know that United Way of 1000 Lakes administers the Emergency Food and…