Our Work

United Way of Bemidji Area is committed to improving lives and delivering meaningful results. Your gift is entrusted to the capable hands of trained community volunteers who work together to carefully invest funds into local programs and initiatives that achieve the greatest impact and create opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on the following building blocks:
Helping children, youth, and adults achieve their full potential through education


Promoting financial stability and increasing self-sufficiency


Improving people's health, social well-being and providing basic needs/crisis emergency services

In addition, we strategically engage and build relationships with diverse community stakeholders, contributors, and partners to implement impact strategies. Positive changes begin to occur in the lives of those who face the greatest obstacles and our community becomes stronger!

Together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow.  That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED - working together, solving problems, bringing about lasting change.
And you too, can Live United
You can volunteer, you can be a champion for issues that need solutions in Bemidji, and you can invest in our community through United Way. 
However you give, you can inspire hope, and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. That’s what it means to Live United.