Greater Mankato Area United Way expects record attendance at its eighth annual Fire & Ice gala taking place 5 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, December 3 at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center Grand Hall.


Fire & Ice is United Way’s largest fundraising event of the year, made possible by sponsors, in-kind donors and volunteers. The event has grown each year since its inception in 2015, netting more than $230,000 in 2021. A volunteer committee of more than 20 has been working on the event planning all year.