The United Way of Marquette County is getting ready for another year.
Last year the organization exceeded its goal of $425,000 by raising an additional $19,000.
This year United Way of Marquette County hopes to raise even more money.
Millions of dollars have been raised over the course of 70 years.
Ninety-five percent of their money is raised through employee pay roll deductions.
"We're rats on a wheel. We're a staff of two and we have a man power person that helps with some of those things and we couldn't do it if it weren't for so many volunteers. We have a fantastic board," said Sue Minckler of the Marquette County United Way.
A portion of the money raised goes into a fund for the 29 member agencies that contribute to the community.
Those agencies can apply for a funding request up to $20,000 for their programs.
If you are interested in donating to the Marquette County United Way click here.