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Purple Ribbon Week (National Volunteer Week)
During National Volunteer Week, participating businesses honor volunteers by providing anyone wearing an “I Volunteer” purple ribbon with a discount or special offer on their purchase.
Continental Ski and Bike
Here’s a great opportunity to buy and sell used bikes, and improve your health by getting fit during the summer. A portion of the proceeds benefit Head of the Lakes United Way.
United Way Celebration & Awards Luncheon
May 3, 2017
The annual luncheon recognizes outstanding levels of financial and participatory achievement through workplace employee campaigns, corporate contributions and individual donations.
National Letter Carrier Food Drive
Leave non-perishable food items by your mailbox by 9:00 am Saturday, May 14. Your local postal carrier or volunteer will make sure your donation goes to the closest food shelf in your area. This is a great time for a food drive since many students rely on school lunches. This assures our local food shelves are stocked for summer. Thank you!
Day of Caring Kick-off and Day of Caring
June 21, 2016 4:00-6:00 and June 22, 2016
United Way’s Day of Caring matches teams of volunteers who are eager to give back to the community with local non-profit agencies in need of extra hands. Volunteerism at its best!
25th Annual United Way Chili Cook-Off
September 15, 2016, DECC
The region’s largest chili cook-off draws over 1,500 chili lovers and over 40 chilies. Area chefs vie for bragging rights while the public joins the fun by voting for their favorite chili.