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Name: Lisa Martinez
Date registered: August 27, 2010


Lisa is the Marketing & Campaign Coordinator at the United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area. She is a graduate of the University of North Dakota where she earned a BA in Communication.

Latest posts

  1. 2014 Toys for Tots – Thank You! — January 6, 2015
  2. 2014 Toys for Tots drive — November 25, 2014
  3. Friday is LIVE UNITED Day in North Dakota! — November 12, 2014
  4. 2014 ‘Undies Sundays’ Results — October 30, 2014
  5. China Circus — October 17, 2014

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Jan 06

2014 Toys for Tots – Thank You!

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The United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks and Area would like to thank the Greater Grand Forks community for supporting our 2014 Toys for Tots drive. With your help, we were able to provide toys to more than 300 families with 874 children! Thank you to all of the families and individuals who …

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Nov 25

2014 Toys for Tots drive

There’s still time to donate to the National Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive coordinated locally by United Way. Today thru Dec. 10 we will be collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys to be distributed to children in need in the Grand Forks community (ages  0-12 years). Currently, 245 families with 595 children are enrolled in …

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Nov 12

Friday is LIVE UNITED Day in North Dakota!

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Friday, November 14 is LIVE UNITED DAY across the state of North Dakota! View Governor Dalrymple’s official proclamation here.   We invite you to embrace the LIVE UNITED message by donating to our 2014 Toys for Tots drive.

Oct 30

2014 ‘Undies Sundays’ Results

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Our 2014 ‘Undies Sundays’ drive was a success with a record 27,285 items collected! ‘Undies Sundays’ launched in 2003 and the goal of the program is to collect donations of NEW underwear, diapers, socks, and personal care items such as shampoo, soap and toothbrushes. Items are then distributed to local health and human service agencies …

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Oct 17

China Circus

Don’t yet have plans for Saturday night? The China Circus is coming to town!         $1 from each ticket sold will be donated to the United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area

Oct 13

11th Annual ‘Undies Sundays’ drive

United Way’s 2014 ‘Undies Sundays’ drive                             Oct. 5 – 19 We often take everyday things for granted. Like underwear! Imagine taking a shower and not having a decent pair to wear. Unfortunately, this is true for many individuals in our community. Please help by donating NEW underwear, diapers, socks, soap, shampoo, and other personal …

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Aug 18

Have You Gone Apple Picking Yet?

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The United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area, Scheels, and Grand Forks Public Schools have partnered to collect back-to-school items for children in need. There is still time to donate! Select an apple off the apple tree located outside the Columbia Mall entrance of Scheels, purchase the item listed (it can be …

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Aug 01

Apple Picking for a Good Cause

Scheels United Way Apple Giving Tree 2014

The United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area has partnered with SCHEELS and Grand Forks Public Schools on a back-to-school drive of a different kind – backpacks, shoes, socks, and gym clothes! Throughout the month of August, an apple tree will be on display outside the mall entrance of SCHEELS. Select an …

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Jul 16

Grillin’ for a Good Cause 2014

2014 Enbridge BBQ for United Way flyer

Enbridge Pipelines will host its annual BBQ fundraiser for United Way TOMORROW – July 17. Stop by and enjoy a delicious picnic-style lunch outside or take it with you! *A warm THANK YOU to Enbridge Pipelines for its continued support of United Way and its partner agencies.*

Jun 09

St. Joseph’s Free Summer Lunch Program for Youth

Once again, St. Joseph’s Social Care will be providing free summer lunches to area youth. June 2 – July 25 Monday – Friday 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Meals are served rain or shine at the following locations: Grand Forks LaGrave Learning Center (832 4th Ave. S.) University Park Warming House Richards West Park (4700 …

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