Scoops Ice Cream Fundraiser Benefits United Way Aug. 21

    August 13th, 2020

    MANKATO—Enjoy a summer treat while giving back!

    Community members are invited to Scoops Ice Cream in Elysian for a fundraiser benefiting Greater Mankato Area United Way programs on Friday, August 21 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    All purchases throughout the day will benefit Greater Mankato Area United Way, which recently kicked off its 2021 campaign that seeks to raise $2,060,000 for its essential partner programs.

    Volunteers are also needed to help greet, serve and clean-up. For more information on volunteering, please contact United Way at 507-345-4551 or sign up online at

    About Greater Mankato Area United Way:

    Greater Mankato Area United Way serves more than 51,000 people annually in Blue Earth, Le Sueur, Nicollet and Waseca counties. In 2021, Greater Mankato Area United Way will support 56 programs within 36 agencies through the impact areas of Basic Needs, Health and Education. Visit the United Way website for the full list.

    About Scoops:

    Scoops is your local ice cream shop serving Wisconsin, premium quality ice cream and specialty hot dogs since 2004. We also rent bicycles & kayaks for those looking to explore the surrounding lakes, woods, parks and farmland via the Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail. We are located right on the trail, and provide a perfect starting point or stop along the way! Visit the Scoops website for more information.