Northfield Area United Way

News & Events

The Northfield Area United Way is allocating grants totaling $263,000 to 17 nonprofit partners in 2017-18. These organizations play an essential role in advancing financial stability (basic needs), education and health – the building blocks for self-sufficiency and a good quality of life – in our community. Read More

Introducing Our New Director

Penny Hillemann is the Northfield Area United Way’s new executive director. She started work on May 22.

Penny comes to us after 12 years at Neuger Communications Group, where she worked with many of the firm’s nonprofit clients. A Northfield resident since 1990, Penny has raised three children here and has been active in the community. Read More

Please Donate Coats and Warm Winter Clothing!

project-friendship-2-2015(Dec. 13, 2016) – Baby, it’s cold outside! And many Northfielders are feeling the chill. So, AmeriCorps and the Northfield Area United Way have joined forces in a coat drive to wrap our residents in warmth. Read More

Why Give to United Way?

Unleash your inner hero.

Support your local community.

  • 100% of your donation helps people who live and work in the greater Northfield community.
  • 100% local individuals (including potentially YOU), direct giving. Join an allocation committee:Children get books through Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.connect@northfieldunitedway.org.
  • 100% of agencies your donation funds are reviewed by financial experts to ensure that your funds are spent responsibly.

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Tell Your Friends about Give to the Max!

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Hey, United Way supporters, did you know you can help raise funds NOW for Give to the Max Day, Nov. 17?  How? Use your favorite social media — Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram — and start letting people know what you care about. Read More