Category: Community

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week 2021

UPI celebrated yet another Annual Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) week in February. It started off a few years ago when some employees heard about The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation which has a mission to make kindness the norm in our schools, workplaces, homes and communities. The mission directly relates to one of the […]

Community Giving: COVID-19 Support, Courage Kenny, Steer Donation

Steer Donation For the 7th year in a row UPI Superintendent Rich Oswskey attended the Douglas County Beef Improvement Association’s annual Youth Livestock Auction and purchased a steer that was raised for the auction by a local youth association member. Youths ages 8-21 raise livestock to be sold at auction and they work with their […]

Dairyland Outdoor Veterans Retreat Support

Dairyland, WI is soon to be the home a brand new Outdoor Veterans Retreat that will offer all veterans experiences in a healthy recreational setting with retreat facilities and campgrounds. Dairyland is located on Highway 35 between Danbury and Superior, WI. The facility is located on Radigan Flowage and offers an abundance of nature, lakes, […]

Community Giving

Courage Kenny of the Northland Shoot for Fun The 20th annual Shoot for Fun was on target this year. UPI, Jamar, APi Group, and Northland Constructors were the event’s presenting sponsors, and were proud to help hold such a great cause for our community. The event raises money for local adaptive sports and recreation programs […]

Community Giving

CHUM Food Drive UPI held another food drive for CHUM’s food shelf in March, in conjunction with Minnesota FoodShare’s March Campaign. This campaign is extremely important because it provides incentive dollars for donations of food and cash throughout the month of March. It is held during the time of year when food supplies are lowest. […]

Community Giving

Community Giving Hermantown Hockey We recently supported the Hermantown Hockey PeeWee B Tournament. The tournament was a success and Hermantown B Gold took third place and Hermantown B Blue came in fourth out of eight teams. Great job boys! We’re proud to be able to support such a great group! University of MN Duluth Engineering […]


UPI has launched a new plan for helping out fellow employees facing tough times. This plan is called the Employee Support Fund Procedure. We are proud to introduce this plan in order to demonstrate caring toward our fellow workers and their families. If you know of a coworker facing a tough time, ask your supervisor […]