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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...

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...