October 1st - November 16th, 2023

United Way is teaming up with local restaurants to improve lives and strengthen our community. Throughout October and November, visit participating Dining United restaurants for breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, or dessert and a portion of your order will be donated to the United Way campaign.

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2023 Dining United Restaurants

Bear Ridge Pizza (LMNO P-Za)
34810 W Highway 2, Grand Rapids | 218-999-5000
Will donate $1 from every family-size pizza
(October – November 16th)

Country Kitchen
625 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids | 218-326-9618
Will donate $1 from every appetizer order
(October – November 16th)

Dutchroom & Mad Dog’s Pizza
702 NW Fourth St, Grand Rapids | 218-326-1774
Will donate $1 from every large pizza
(October – November 16th)

Forest Lake Restaurant
Hwy 2 West, Grand Rapids | 218-326-3423
Will donate $1 from every appetizer order
(October – November 16th)

Hotel Rapids & HR Bar
680 US-2, Grand Rapids | 218-326-3457
Will donate $1 from every crepe order
(Saturdays and Sundays, October – November 16th)

Pickled Loon Saloon
20184 Hwy 169, Grand Rapids | 218-301-0485
Will donate $1 of every featured menu item:
 Ahi Tuna Salad, Larson’s Famous Enchiladas, Walleye Scampi
(October – November 16th)

Rapids Brewing Co
214 N Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids | 218-999-9712
Will donate $1 from every Smash Burger order, $1 from every 3 Pack Crowlers,
10% of wine by the bottle
(Sundays through Wednesdays, October – November 16th) 

Sammy’s Pizza
802 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids | 218-326-8551
Will donate $1 from every family-size pizza
(during October)

Smoke on the Water
94 Roosevelt Ave, Coleraine | (218) 245-1662
Will donate $1 from every lunch special
(Mondays –  Wednesdays through November 16th)

Spartan Deli
201 NW 4th St #110, Grand Rapids
Will donate $1 from every rice bowl
(October – November 16th)

Tavern on the Range
209 2nd St, Bovey | 218-245-0118
Will donate $1 from every dessert
(October – November 16th)

Timberlake Restaurant
144 SE 17th St, Grand Rapids | 218-326-2600
Will donate $2 per glass of house wine
(during October)

UnWined Up North
31 NE 3rd St., Grand Rapids | 218-999-9234
Will donate $1 from each flatbread, 4 PM-Close
(Mondays – Wednesdays through November 16th)

Zorbaz on Pokegama Lake
32946 Crystal Springs Rd, Grand Rapids | 218-326-1006
Will donate $1 from every family-size pizza
(October – November 16th)

Restaurants wishing to participate should contact United Way at 218-999-7570. Those wanting to make an annual one-time or recurring gift can text LAKES to 26989 or visit uwlakes.org.

Become a Dining United Restaurant

Each year, participating restaurants pledge a percent or dollar amount from sales of a single item, dish, or menu in support of United Way. Restaurants choose to participate in a single day, weekly, or during the entire campaign — download a Fact Sheet for more details. To enroll, complete the enrollment form and email to info@uwlakes.org or contact United Way at 218-999-7570.

Dining United Media Center

Press Releases


January 2023  | Restaurants Raise the Bar, Raise Funds for United Way
October 2022 | Dine, Donate, Repeat: Giving Back through Dining United



January 2022  |  Area Restaurants Serve Hope
October 2021  |  Local Restaurants are Helping Here through Dining United



Pocket Guide: Share a list of Dining United promotions in your communications, on your website, and on social media channels.

Table Tent: Place table tents throughout your building so visitors will see your commitment to helping here. Tip: Incorporate Dining Untied visuals in photographs and share on social media.

Rack Cards: Place Dining United cards in your menus, check presenters, and counters. Tip: Include a card in every drop-in or takeout order.

Posters:  Hang posters in high-traffic areas to promote the campaign. Tip: Entrance doors, bulletin boards, counters, restrooms, etc.

DU Campaign Graphics:  DU_Graphic-white  |  DU_Helping_Here-color

United 365 Small Business Circle

Our small business partners play a significant role in helping us address the needs of our community. By joining forces with the local businesses at the heart of our community, we work together to create long-lasting positive change.

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