United Way of Marquette County

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Marquette County Hockey Night!

Tickets go on sale Thursday, August 4th at 10:00 a.m. EST through NMU’s ticketing website:


United Way of Marquette County’s annual campaign will kickoff in style with a night of hockey featuring the Detroit Red Wings Alumni team facing off against Yoopers United, a team of local hockey talent.  Join us in cheering on some of your favorite players from past years.  Former Red Wings, NMU Wildcats, and local players all take the ice to support United Way and it’s 28 partner nonprofits!

Bring the whole family for a night of fun for all!  Bring cash for extra fun and chances to win – 50/50, chuck-a-puck, bucket raffles, team merchandise, and more!

Businesses interested in sponsoring the event may call 906-226-8171. 


Financial support is the fuel that drives the engine of change. Our donors are crucial to making sure we can invest in the programs, partnerships and activities that transform lives. Giving is a fundamental part of helping our community grow and be great.


Join United Way as a volunteer and make a difference this season and every season. Volunteering is a great way to show how much you care and appreciate the community. Your service helps those in needs receive encouragement and inspiration. What you do matters.


United Way partners with programs, community leaders, government officials, and legislators across our regional community and the state to advocate for efforts and policies that create positive systemic changes in Education, Income, Health, and Basic Needs.

Help local families this tax season with the tax check off for United Way
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Local People

More than 16,000 of our friends and neighbors were helped by the United Way of Marquette County partner agencies last year. That is 1 out of every 4 Marquette County residents.

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Each year local volunteers evaluate the needs in our community, thoroughly review each agency and program applying for funding, identify which ones will best address those needs, and decides how available funds will be

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