October 1st - November 17th, 2022

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.


2022 Dining United Restaurants

Brewed Awakenings
24 NE 4th St, Grand Rapids | 218-327-1088
Will donate 10% of homemade muffin sales
(Thursdays and Fridays in November)
Country Kitchen
625 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids | 218-326-9618
Will donate $1 for every appetizer order
(October – November 17th)
1775 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids | 218-999-0774
Will donate 10% of sales from 5 to 8 PM
(Thursday, November 17th)
Dutch Room & Mad Dog’s Pizza
702 NW Fourth St, Grand Rapids |  218-326-1774
Will donate $1 for every large pizza
(October – November 17th)
Forest Lake Restaurant & Lounge
Hwy 2 West, Grand Rapids | 218-326-3423
Will donate $1 from every appetizer order
(October – November 17th)
680 US-2, Grand Rapids | 218-326-3458
Will donate $1 for every crepe sold during happy hour (4 to 6 p.m.)
(Weekdays, October – November 17th)
NoPo Coffee Co.
320 SE 21st St D, Grand Rapids | 218-910-5755
Will donate 10% of wine by the bottle sales
(October – November 17th)
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, Pork Belly Mac and Cheese
(October – November 17th)
Rapids Brewing Co
214 N Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids | 218-390-8664
Will donate $1 from 3-pack crowler sales and 2% of food and merch purchases
(Sunday – Thursday, October – November 17th)
Sammy’s Pizza
802 S Pokegama Ave, Grand Rapids | 218-326-8551
Will donate $1 from every family-size pizza
(October – November 17th)
209 2nd St, Bovey | 218-245-0118 
Will donate $1 from every dessert
(October – November 17th)
Timberlake Restaurant
144 SE 17th St, Grand Rapids | 218-326-2600
Will donate $2 per glass of house wine
(October 17th – November 17th)
31 NE 3rd St, Grand Rapids | 218-999-9234
Will donate $1 from each flatbread, 4 p.m.  to Close
(Mondays – Wednesdays, October – November 17th)
32946 Crystal Springs Rd, Grand Rapids | 218-326-1006
Will donate 10% of all food, beverage, and clothing sales
(Wednesday, October 19th – Trivia Night, 6:30 p.m.)

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

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

February 2021  |  Local Restaurants Team Up with United Way

October 2020 | Local Restaurants Give Bank 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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