Northfield Area United Way

Minnesota Acts of Kindness Week

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Minnesota Acts of Kindness Week, November 6–10, 2017, is a chance to spread kindness and compassion throughout the state.

In conjunction with 40 United Ways across the state, we invite you to plan at least one act of kindness for someone in your workplace, neighborhood, school, family, group of friends or community. Imagine if we were all united in showing kindness to one another during the same week. That’s the LIVE UNITED effect! Read More

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Thursday, October 12, was a beautiful evening for our community Truck Pull, celebrating the power of pulling together to move the Northfield area forward. Enjoy some photos from the event and read more details below the photos! Read More

Could you pull a big truck filled with Northfield area leaders? Probably not, by yourself. But if we pull together with a clear goal in mind, Northfield Area United Way believes we can move just about anything – or anyone – forward. Read More

Update on Disaster Recovery Efforts

Vehicle plows through standing water in flooded roadFollowing the earthquakes in Mexico and Hurricane Maria, United Way has taken the following steps to expand recovery efforts since the initial United Way Harvey and Irma Funds were set up. They have:

  • Established the United Way Worldwide Mexico Earthquake Recovery Fund.
  • Expanded the United Way Irma Recovery Fund to include Hurricane Maria.
  • Started disbursing money from the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund.

All three funds are accessible from unitedway.org/recovery. Funds will be disbursed to local United Ways in the affected areas. Read More

United Way Harvey and Irma Recovery Fund

A woman leads a child through floodwaters that are waist-high on her and chin-high for the child.

UPDATE: For the latest updates in the wake of the Mexico earthquakes and Hurricane Maria, see new post, Update on Disaster Recovery Efforts. Read More