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

  • 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
  • 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
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About Northfield Shares

Watch this short video to learn more about Northfield Shares!

The Northfield Booster Club received a grant that went a long way to help those student-athletes attending Northfield Middle School and Northfield High School who were unable to pay the athletic fee for participation. Ensuring that all students have the opportunity to participate in co-curricular activities is critical, as these activities provide for the learning of life skills, that might not be easily attainable in a classroom.

– Tom Graupmann, Activities Director, Northfield Public Schools