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United Way of 1,000 Lakes

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United Way of 1000 Lakes works to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities to create lasting change. We envision communities where; everyone achieves their human potential through a quality education that offers a pathway to brighter futures, financially productive livelihoods, and access to health resources that improves lives.

  • $4 per pay period provides a child with a backpack of healthy food to address weekend hunger throughout the school year.
  • $8 per pay period provides meals and shelter for a family experiencing homelessness.
  • $10 per pay period provides after-school programming for 26 children and youth.
  • $20 per pay period provides a resident in need with a wheelchair accessible ramp.

Designations Accepted: We accept designations to community partners and our priority areas: Education, Financial Stability and Basic Needs, and Health.

Affiliate List

  • Baby Steps Boutique
  • Boys and Girls Club: Coleriane/Deer River/Grand Rapids
  • Bridges Kinship Mentoring
  • Itasca County Family YMCA: Child Care Scholarship Program/Youth Center
  • Project READ
  • Youth For Christ: Campus Life/Juvenile Justice
Financial Stability and Basic Needs
  • Advocates for Family Peace
  • Bigfork Food Shelf
  • Deer River Food Shelf
  • First Call / United Way 2-1-1
  • Grace House Homeless Shelter
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Kootasca: Crisis Nursery/Transitional Housing
  • Minnesota Diversified Industries (MDI)
  • Second Harvest Food: Kids-Packs/Food Shelf
  • Support Within Reach
  • Bigfork Valley: Adult Day Stay
  • ElderCircle
  • Home Visitor Program 
  • Itasca County Family YMCA: Active Living Center
  • Itasca County Wellness Court
  • Kiesler Wellness Center
  • Project Care

Regions Serviced

United Way of 1000 Lakes serves the greater Itasca County area, including Bigfork, Bovey/Coleraine, Deer River, Hill City, and Grand Rapids communities.


Affiliate Designations

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