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Emmaus Church in Northfield deployed teams of volunteers acting as Stephen Ministers prior to the 2020 Pandemic; they brought comfort to the sick, hope to those in crisis, and empathy and love to the grief stricken.  Under the direction of Susan Quinnell, Pastor of Congregational...

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...

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...

In appreciation for their lead gift to the Share in Northfield's Future Fund, Lavern and Barbara Rippley were presented a painting titled Community Intersecting, by local artist Wendell Arneson.  The painting, one of eight commissioned pieces, was done in reflection of the 2019 Northfield Shares...