2023 Community Celebration
For 60 years, United Way of 1000 Lakes has been honored to serve our inspiring community and connect people to possibility. We invite you to commemorate this milestone with us and celebrate decades of partnership with donors, partners, and supporters who have helped move our community forward since 1963.
4:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
Tour the decade lounges, assemble birthday kits for area children, and enjoy music, cocktails, and appetizers.
5:30 p.m. Program & Awards
Walk through our history with special guests to honor decades of partnership with donors, volunteers, businesses, and organizations.
Admission is free. Seats are limited. Reserve your spot before Friday, May 19, 2023.
Diamond: Presenting Sponsor: $2,000
The Diamond Sponsor will commemorate our diamond anniversary celebration. As the sole presenting sponsor, you can deliver the welcome remarks, be featured in all print and digital marketing, receive recognition on our website, and reserve seating for you and your guests (up to twelve).
Platinum: Cocktail Reception Sponsor: $1,000
The Platinum Sponsor will underwrite our cocktail and networking hour, during which attendees will be welcomed, mingle, and tour the six decade lounges highlighting the history of United Way of 1000 Lakes. As the reception sponsor, you will be featured in all print and digital marketing, including recognition on our website, and reserve seating for you and your guests (up to eight).
Gold: Decade Lounge Sponsor: $500
Gold Sponsors will support the evening's interactive walk through the decades, celebrating the history of United Way in the community. As a Decade sponsor, you will be heavily featured at the event, with a consistent presence at one of six decade lounges, featured in print and digital marketing during the event, and reserve seating for you and your guests (up to six).
Silver: Birthday Box Sponsor: $250
Birthday sponsors will underwrite the evening's volunteer station, where attendees will create "party in a box" kits for children and families who may not otherwise celebrate their special day. Kits containing cake mix, frosting, and birthday candles will be distributed through local nonprofits, including pantries and food shelves. Birthday sponsors are recognized during the event and reserve seating for you and your guests (up to four).