Local businesses support United Way of Marquette County campaign kickoff
The United Way of Marquette County is also proud to announce its Five Days of Caring effort.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The United Way of Marquette County began its yearly campaign Monday.
TV6′s Andrew LaCombe is a co-chair of the major effort again this year along with Melissa Holmquist, the CEO of Upper Peninsula Health Plan.
Watch the video above to hear more from Andrew and Melissa, and click here to learn more about the partner agencies the local United Way supports.
The United Way of Marquette County is proud to announce its Five Days of Caring effort and new support from local businesses.
Eight locally owned businesses are supporting the local community during the United Way Campaign kick-off week with all money raised staying right here to help Marquette County residents.
Monday, Sept. 21 - Huron Mountain Bakery in Marquette and Ishpeming and Babycakes Muffin Company in Marquette - 50% of sales go back to the community
Tuesday, Sept. 22 – UP North Lodge in Forsyth Township - 10% of ribs sales go back to the community
Wednesday, Sept 23 – Midtown Bakery & Cafe in Negaunee - 100% of coffee sales go back to the community
Thursday, Sept. 24 – Iron Bay Restaurant in Marquette - 50% of all coffee and espresso sales go back to the community
Friday, Sept. 25 – Getz’s in Marquette - 5% of gross sales go back to the community
906 Sports Bar & Grill - 25% of sales from the Wildcat Burger go back to the community
Sherrie’s Restaurant - making a donation to the community
Each day during the week the United Way will be sharing ways you can join others in giving back and support Marquette County. Monday is Take Action Day. Donate to a supply drive or sign up with the Yoopers United volunteer network.
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