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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  • Northfield Shares Announces its Largest Legacy Gift to Date

    Dec 19Northfield’s community foundation entrusted to manage distribution of $2.5 million from Pat Lamb and Ele Hansen. NORTHFIELD, MINN. (Dec. 20, 2018) – Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, announced that they received a $2.5 million gift from the estates of Pat Lamb (1934-2018) and partner Ele Hansen (1921-2013). The […]  more
  • With Named Funds, Season of Giving Never Ends

    Dec 18Editors note: This column appeared in the December 19 edition of the Northfield News. During the holiday season, the spirit of giving surrounds us. Whether it’s giving a little extra at your place of worship, dropping spare cash into the Salvation Army’s red kettle, purchasing food for a local food shelf or clothing for those […]  more
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About Northfield Shares

Watch this short video to learn more about Northfield Shares!

Where would we be without the support of Northfield Shares? Their yearly beautification grants allow the Garden Club to provide flowering baskets and plantings on the Pedestrian Bridge over the Cannon River, in Bridge Square, in the Memorial Rose Garden and around the Pergola at the Farmer’s Market. Together we make the community more beautiful.

– Judy Code, Northfield Garden Club