Author: Carrie Carroll

As part of its efforts to inspire volunteerism, Northfield Shares has rolled out the first-ever interactive volunteer portal for the Northfield area. The free online system, provided through Galaxy Digital, will enhance the service experience for individual volunteers, nonprofit organizations and community-minded for-profit organizations. “Northfield Shares...

NORTHFIELD, MINN. (February 12, 2019) – Northfield Shares, the Northfield area’s community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, is encouraging community members to perform random acts of kindness in celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week 2019, which runs from February...

Local 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’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...