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Head of the Lakes United Way offers a wide variety of high-energy, high-impact events, designed to be both engaging and inspiring. Join other like-minded difference-makers to network and support the groundbreaking work Head of the Lakes United Way is doing in the region.


We are all about harnessing the power of people and our signature events put this idea into action. Our events span different times of the year and provide gatherings like no other to bring others together and to raise the money needed to meet our mission.

Upcoming Events

28th Annual United Way Chili Cook-Off @ DECC
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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 sampling and voting for their favorite chili.

2019 Day of Caring – Holiday Edition
Dec 4 all-day

United Way’s Day of Caring – Holiday Edition 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!


2020 Emerging Leaders Board Training Program @ Various Locations in the Twin Ports
Mar 3 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm

Additional Details coming soon!


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