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Building Bright Futures Breakfast
Alerus Center
July 24th, 2024
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Network with other area leaders and hear first hand from former clients, the positive impact your support has on our community while enjoying a delicious breakfast. A celebration of compassionate community leaders like yourself, a discussion on the obstacles local families in need face, and how together we can help them overcome those challenges in order to build a brighter future for the Greater Grand Forks area.
Pack the Backpack
August 15, 2024
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Join us as we collect food items to Pack the Backpack. United Way’s Backpack Program fights to end childhood hunger by providing food in students’ backpacks to feed them for the weekend.
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Trike Wars
Rydell Honda Nissan
September  2024
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join your neighbors in a trike race against poverty. We invite you to form teams of four to compete in this relay event. It will be a fantastic day of competition, costumes, and food. ​Last year was a photo finish, and this year we will have more teams than ever fighting for the coveted title of Trike Wars champions. Prizes will be given to the fastest and best dressed teams. ​​Come ready to compete and win against poverty!​​
United Way's Casino Night
April 2025
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Join us for our 4th Annual casino-style fundraiser. Delicious hors d'oeuvres, drinks and dancing will accompany a wide variety of games including blackjack, poker, plinko, and more. All proceeds go to our programs and services.
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Giving Hearts Day
Online Event
February 8, 2024
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
The longest-running charity event in the country, Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour event for charities in North Dakota and Minnesota. Join us on February 8th, 2024, and give where you live! This year be a giving heart that's helping to build bright futures for local children and families in need. Your generosity prioritizes finding stable housing for families experiencing homelessness, fights childhood hunger, and provides children and families with the necessities they need to thrive.