volunteer opportunities

  • Food Shelf Renovations

    Volunteers needed to help with food shelf redesign and renovations.  more
  • Defeat of Jesse James Planning Committee

    Be part of the Northfield’s largest celebration weekend. Help coordinate and implement the annual Defeat of Jesse James 5k/15k Run Walk that takes place on Sunday, September 8, 2019.  To learn more about this an other opportunities with Northfield Shares, contact our office at 507-403-9755 or info@northfieldshares.org  more
  • Inspiring Volunteerism Committee

    If you are passionate about making Northfield a better community through volunteering?  You may want to explore joining the Inspiring Volunteerism Committee through Northfield Shares. The Inspiring Volunteerism Committee mission is to is to enhance individual and community life in Northfield by encouraging the habits of volunteerism. For information, please contact Mary Lynn Oglesbee.    more
  • Food Shelf

    Northfield Food Shelf has opportunities in stocking, sorting, shopping with clients and home deliveries  more
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news

  • Ames Fund Continues Local Commitment with $150,000 Grant to Northfield Shares

    Jan 25NORTHFIELD, MINN. (January 25, 2019) – Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, announced that it has been awarded a three-year grant totaling $150,000 from the Ames Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation. This unrestricted grant, which will provide $50,000 each year for operations starting in November 2019, will help bridge […]  more
  • Northfield Shares Awards Nearly $1.3 million to charities in 2018

    Jan 22Local community foundation and its donors make huge philanthropic impact. NORTHFIELD, MINN. (January 22, 2019) – Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, announced that through its named endowment funds and its donors, the organization awarded $1,288,084 to nonprofit organizations in Northfield and throughout Minnesota in 2018. “Northfield Shares is […]  more
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About Northfield Shares

Watch this short video to learn more about Northfield Shares!

With the help of a grant from Northfield Shares, the Northfield Fine Arts Boosters have been able to continue their work with Instruments for All, providing musical instruments and educational opportunities to students in financial need. By providing access to musical instruments, more students can experience the academic, social and personal benefits of playing in band and orchestra. Thank you, Northfield Shares!

– Wendy Smith, Northfield Fine Arts Booster Club