Author: Carrie Carroll

While 2020 caused many volunteer opportunities to cease, one local organization, Project Friendship, had the opposite happen.  Their mentor/mentee relationship numbers grew!  For the first time ever mentors and mentees were able to meet from wherever they were in the world.  When mentors were sent home...

Julie Buchwald Haley served as a Navy spouse for 25 years and seven deployments before she began volunteering with Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (BTYR) in Northfield.  Having made multiple moves in the military, she learned the importance of finding resources in a community.  In her...

Northfield Shares, the Northfield Community Foundation, is announcing the appointment of a new Executive Director. Dr. Sarah Nathan has accepted the position beginning on January 11, 2021. “We’re thrilled to introduce Dr. Nathan to our community,” Mary Lynn Oglesbee, Chair of Northfield Shares said. “Sarah has...

Enjoy Halloween from your car this year! Dress-up, buckle-up, drive-through! Treats will be delivered to your car (treat bags for the drivers, too!), community members will be in costume for your entertainment, there will be displays to enjoy from the comfort and safety of your car, and...

How are funds created so the granting process can happen?  Let Northfield Shares help you support your passion in perpetuity (that means forever). Tim and Jean Vick did just that in 2019 when they initiated the Northfield Shares Human Services Assistance Fund.  The fund provides a long...

One year ago none of us could have imagined what our world would look like today.  One year ago words and phrases such as unprecedented, mask-up, PPE, and pandemic were not in our daily repertoire.  However, one year ago our community was able to gather...