Benefits & Fundraisers

Cruise Against Cancer

The Cruise Against Cancer MN is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, with all the funds raised staying right here in MN! This event is held each year in loving memory of every cancer patient, family and friends who have lost the battle with cancer, and for the ones who continue to conquer it.  100% of the proceeds stays right here in the Twin Cities area and funds 24/7 support line, gives free rides to chemo, and overnight lodging to be near loved ones. There has been a 26% decrease in cancer deaths since 1991 due to fundraising efforts like this!

Maple Grove Days Library Book Sale

With a variety of literature ranging from fiction to nonfiction, children and adults alike can get their hands on a diverse selection of books at a fair price. Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library, all proceeds will be donated to the library collection and its programs.

"Patchwork Harvest" Quilt Show

200 quilts from 40 guild members with styles from quietly traditional to vividly modern. Vote for your favorites in several categories. Lunch available. Raffles and boutique support local area food shelves. The raffle quilt is beige and country blue with harmonizing colors.

Donuts and Dogs 5K

Grab your fluffy friend and a donut to work it all off as you walk or run along the trail. Proceeds of this event support Secondhand Hounds, a nonprofit animal rescue in Minnesota that works to provide a safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for pups.

Shelter Vet Camp at the Animal Humane Society

If your child wants to grow up to be a veterinarian, this 3-hour program can set them down the right path. They’ll learn about surgery skills using a pretend patient, how to recognize common illnesses and what it’s like to work at a shelter. Kids grades 3-6.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Make an impact on your community by walking or running in time or untimed races ranging in distances from 1K to 5K. Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure is invested in raising awareness, funding and support for curing breast cancer. All ages. Prices vary. All day.

Bud Break 5K and Daffodil Dash

Say hello to spring with the 22nd annual Arboretum 5K run/walk and 1K Daffodil Dash for kids! The certified asphalt course winds through the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum.

United by the Vine

Join us on Thursday, May 2nd from 6-9pm for a special experience at the brand new golf club in Washington County - The Royal.

United by the Vine, hosted by the United Way of Washington County East, will be an inspirational evening designed to resonate and continue to build a caring, engaged and vibrant community – a place where each person has a stable foundation for today, and a hopeful future.

The VIP experience begins at 5:30 p.m. and includes an intimate VIP reception with drinks and hors d'oeuvre as well as a special preview of auction items. VIP tickets are $120.


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