Fire & Ice

Fire & Ice is Greater Mankato Area United Way’s signature gala and largest fundraising event held each December to raise essential support for United Way’s programs focused on health, education and basic needs in our four-county area.

Join Us For A Night of Northern Glamour

   Yellow LineSaturday, December 4, 2021
   6 p.m. to Midnight
   Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center

     Black Tie Event




2021 Presenting Sponsor

PrimeSource Funding


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6-8 p.m. – Eat, Socialize, Play Games!

8 p.m. – Program and Live Auction

9 p.m. – Dance/Music by The Bluewater Kings Band/Games continue

10 p.m. – Late Night Snacks

10:30 p.m. – RV Raffle and Game Prize Winners Drawn

12 a.m. – Evening Ends


VALUE $12,500

Tickets $100 each.

500 tickets will be sold. All proceeds benefit Greater Mankato Area United Way programs.

Purchase tickets at the following locations:

  • United Way office at 127 S. 2nd St., Mankato (Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

  • Scheels Customer Service in River Hills Mall at 1850 Adams St Suite 6, Mankato

Need not be present to win. Cash or check only. Drawing will take place at Fire & Ice at 10:00 p.m. Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center (1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001). Must be 18 or older to purchase ticket and win prize. Winner responsible for any applicable fees or taxes. 

Donated by: 

Lloyd Management

LICENSE X-93541-21-013

Problem gambling helpline number: 1-800-333-HOPE

Amenities include:

  • Sleeps three
  • Single axle frame
  • Hand crank winch system
  • Rubber floor
  • 4 holes w/ lights
  • Cedar interior
  • Flat ceiling
  • Fantastic roof vent
  • 26” RV door
  • LED inside & out
  • Wire & brace for TV
  • Digital TV antenna


  • Wire for portable satellite
  • Stereo w/ 4 speakers
  • Wired for fish cam – RCA 12V recepts
  • 110V recepts & exterior tank light
  • 2-burner cooktop
  • Cushions & curtains
  • Flat panel doors w/ new hinges
  • 20,000 BTU furnace
  • 30” bunk
  • Jack-knife sofa
  • New countertops

Bid Number Only | $25

Enjoy access to the online auction by purchasing a bid number! 

(Only for those not attending Fire & Ice in person.)


Join us by volunteering at Fire & Ice!

Volunteers are an essential part of Greater Mankato Area United Way's mission in building a better tomorrow for all in our four-country region. At our Fire & Ice event, we seek volunteers to help the day run smoothly. Get involved with our largest fundraiser of the year: the Fire & Ice Ball! This black-tie gala raises important funds for our programs. We are looking for volunteers throughout the evening to help make this elegant black-tie, red-carpet event a success! The event itself will be 6 p.m. to midnight. 

Saturday, December 4

3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center

Shifts Include: 

  • Set-up (coat check, candles, table number lights, etc.)

  • Champagne Pourer

  • Coat Check

  • Ushers

  • Games Volunteers

  • Late night snacks/food

  • Teardown


For more information about getting involved with Fire & Ice, please contact

Available Fire & Ice Sponsorships

Please contact Tricia with questions at 507-345-4551 or


  • Valet

  • Fire Bar

  • Ice Bar

    • Full page ad in event program

    • Logo printed on materials & in Heart Club Book

    • Logo/Company highlighted on social media

    • Logo prominently displayed in featured area

    • Giveaway opportunity—logo’d glasses, etc.

    • 2 priority tables (with seating for 8)

    • 2 bottles of wine on each reserved table


  • Event tickets for 8

  • Half page ad in event program

  • Logo identification in VIP area

  • 2 premium bottles of alcohol

*only 8 available


  • Wine

  • Games

  • Pre-Party 

  • Auctioneer

  • Champagne Wall

    • Full page ad in event program

    • Logo placement in featured areas

    • Logo printed on materials & in Heart Club Book

    • Logo/Company highlighted on social media

    • 1 priority table (with seating for 8)

    • 2 bottles of wine


  • Half page ad in event program

  • Logo printed on materials and invitation

  • 1 priority table (with seating for 8)

  • 2 bottles of wine

*unlimited available


Reserved table seating for 8


Individual tickets are available $150.

Rachael Moldan - Chair

Ali Schreiber

Ann Gaytko

Candee Deichman

Carrie Flannagan

Claudia Hicks

Cynthia Strauser

Jess Blais

Jordyn Sadaka

Joslyn Manske

Kaila Vollmer

Katie Eckberg

Katie Freyberg

Lisa Montag

Marissa Brostrom

Megan Bennett Felber

Nicole Bangasser

Rachel Olson

Sarah Kerich

Tammy Buegler

Tessa Holst

Valerie Smits


Presenting Sponsor

Prime Source Funding

Entertainment Sponsor

United Prairie Bank

Diamond Sponsors

Champagne Sponsor

Bremer Bank

Fire Bar Sponsor

Amanicare Services

Ice Bar Sponsor

Graif Clothing

Selfie Station Sponsor

Debbie Ogren with the Integrity Real Estate Group at True Real Estate

Valet Sponsor

DeMars Construction

Underwriting Sponsors

Auctioneer Sponsor

Century 21

Game Sponsor

Massad Real Estate

Print Sponsor


VIP Lounge Sponsor

Office Space Design

Wine Sponsor

Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery

Platinum Sponsors

 First National Bank Jones Law Office Stifel