A Community UNITED

On Friday, January 27, 2017, 450 business leaders, agency representatives and United Way supporters gathered together at the Ramkota to celebrate. And there is a LOT to celebrate.
Because of your investment of our community in 2016:
• Over 40,000 lives were changed
• 23,234 nights of shelter were provided
• 1,866,419 meals were served
• 47,497 Imagination Library books were mailed
• 3,652 of you volunteered

This campaign season you stepped up and raised a record-breaking $2,616,216 million to support 33 partner agencies and 56 vital programs in our community. Simply amazing.

In addition to celebrating the amazing financial commitment of our community, a number of businesses and volunteers were also recognized.

Lifetime of Caring Award goes to an outstanding individual who goes above and beyond to give back to our community. Albert A. Wolf

Best in Show is awarded to groups for their exceptional gifts and campaigns
Small Business: Fireside Office Solution 
Corporate and Employee Gifts: MDU Resources Group, Inc. 
Employee Campaign: National Information Solutions Cooperative
United Way Agency: Abused Adult Resource Center

LIVE UNITED Award recognizes companies that go over and above for our community and exemplify the definition of LIVING UNITED.
* ND Department of Human Services
* Paramount Builders, Inc.
* Townsquare Media
* Kupper Chevrolet
Spirit of Bismarck-Mandan
recognizes a
business for an outstanding employee campaign.
EMC Insurance Companies 

Top 20 Company and Employee Investments:
1. Basin Electric Power Cooperative
2. MDU Resources Group, Inc.
3. Scheels Sports
4. Sanford Health
5. Doosan/Bobcat Company
6. Aetna
7. CHI St. Alexius Health
8. Eide Bailly
9. National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)
10. Starion Bank
11. Bismarck Public Schools
12. Tesoro
13. American Bank Center
14. Wells Fargo Bank
15. Gate City Bank
16. BNC National Bank
17. U.S. Bank
18. KLJ
19. ND Workforce Safety & Insurance
20. University of Mary