Weather Forecast


United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties

December 15, 2017
United Way staff members (left to right) Jen Jabas, Kris Chisholm and Kendall Brickweg organize gifts donated to the Adopt-A-Family program. This year, the United Way adopted 245 families. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Better to give: United Way Adopt-A-Family program grows
December 15, 2017 - 9:08am
September 1, 2017
Outdoor briefs
September 1, 2017 - 1:09pm
April 5, 2017
Students and staff at Discovery Middle School react as School Resource Officer Darcie Zirbes gets a pie in her face Friday.  (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Paying up for pie-in-the-face fundraiser
April 5, 2017 - 4:23pm
June 10, 2015
Jessica Boyer, the executive director at United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties, accepts an award for being the top organization in produce distribution for 2014 from North Country Food Bank Executive Director Susie Novak. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
United Way honored for pushing produce
June 10, 2015 - 12:00am
May 13, 2015
Local students grabbed shovels and rakes and dug right in to clean-up projects across the community on Friday – the Day of Caring. At the Douglas County Historical Society property in Alexandria, students plucked weeds and turned dirt, getting the garden ready for the summer. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
Digging in, helping out
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
April 22, 2015
New program connects low-income people with legal resources
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am
The 2015 Day of Caring logo was designed by Stormy Hegg, an eighth grader at Discovery Middle School. May 8 is this year’s Day of Caring, which promotes volunteerism and increases awareness of local human service agencies. (Contributed)
Day of Caring promotes youth volunteers to get involved
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am
February 25, 2015
Char Petroske and Sue Sibell with Panther Distillery of Osakis talk about their whiskey products at the United Way fundraiser.
Out and About: Beer and Wine Tasting Gala
February 25, 2015 - 12:00am
February 6, 2015
Unique beer, wine offered at tasting gala
February 6, 2015 - 12:00am
December 24, 2014
(Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
Going green for United Way
December 24, 2014 - 12:00am
October 10, 2014
United Way coat collection under way
October 10, 2014 - 12:00am
September 23, 2014
United Way’s new campaign team includes (left to right) Nicole Fernholz, Sara Stadtherr, Judy Backhaus, Pat Kalina, Shawn Green, Pam Langseth, Tom Obert, Marc Illies and Ryan Donovan. Not pictured are Shelly Gompf and David Kent. (Contributed)
United Way announces new campaign team at kickoff
September 23, 2014 - 9:29am
July 30, 2014
United Way to host Stuff the Bus collection
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Upcoming food drops announced
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
June 20, 2014
United Way funding falling short
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am