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United Way of 1,000 Lakes

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United Way of 1000 Lakes draws together the efforts of people and organizations across the Itasca Area to work collectively on issues most strongly affecting child, family and community well-being. We focus on removing the barriers individuals face daily by supporting the building blocks to a good quality life – Education, Health, Income and Basic Needs.

  • $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: Affiliates Only

Affiliate List

  • Advocates for Family Peace
  • Baby Steps Boutique
  • Bigfork Food Shelf
  • Bigfork Valley Adult Day Stay
  • Boys and Girls Club of Grand Rapids
  • Boys and Girls Club of Greenway
  • Boys and Girls Club of Deer River
  • Bridges Kinship Mentoring
  • Deer River Food Shelf
  • ElderCircle
  • First Call / United Way 2-1-1
  • Grace House Homeless Shelter
  • Grand Rapids Food Shelf
  • Home Visitor Program
  • Itasca County Family YMCA
  • Itasca County Habitat for Humanity
  • Itasca Hospice Foundation
  • Itasca Wellness Court
  • Kiesler Wellness Center
  • Kootasca
  • MDI
  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors Food Shelf
  • Project Care Free Clinic
  • Project READ
  • Second Harvest Food Bank: Kids Packs
  • Support Within Reach
  • Youth for Christ (YFC): Campus Life and Juvenile Justice

Regions Serviced

  • Greater Itasca County

Northeast

Affiliate Designations

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