Author: Carrie Carroll

Northfield’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...

Editors 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...

Northfield Shares would like to thank all those that joined us on Monday night, September 24th, for Dan Buettner's presentation on living a longer and happier life. Approximately 600 people filled the Northfield Middle School auditorium to hear Dan's dynamic Blue Zones® presentation, which was...

Northfield Shares would like to thank all those who joined us Monday night for Dan Buettner's presentation on living a longer and happier life. Approximately 600 people filled the Northfield Middle School auditorium to hear Dan's dynamic Blue Zones® presentation, which was informative, entertaining and...

UPDATE 10/23/18 While much has been accomplished since the tornado clean up began, much is left yet to do. Clean up volunteers are still needed this weekend. Please click here to volunteer. Volunteers will be notified later in the week with a project/site/homeowner for Saturday Oct 27, and...

While many people are still sleeping in the early morning hours of Sunday, September 9, Dave Schmidt will do the same thing he’s done for the previous 39 years: run the Defeat of Jesse James Days Run/Walk. This year’s event, which will be the 42nd...

Northfield Shares distributed over $62,000 in grants to 12 local nonprofits as part of its annual grant cycle. Grants were awarded to organizations whose projects create long-term solutions to core issues affecting our community, enhance the overall well-being of the area and generate the biggest multiplier effect. One...