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Christmas Sharing Fundraiser Pajama Sale

November 30, 2015

Pajama FundraiserCommunity Action Center Christmas Sharing Fundraiser Pajama Sale

All proceeds will go towards the purchase of fabric for pajamas for the following year’s Christmas Sharing distribution.

Friday, December 4, 2015
Weitz Building, Carleton College
320 E 3rd St
Northfield, MN 55057
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Prices: $20.00

Children sizes: 1-12 (flannel tops and bottoms)

Adult sizes:Extra Small – Medium (flannel bottoms only)


Food Shelf Manager

November 30, 2015

We are hiring a food shelf manager.  The full job description is available on www.minnesotanonprofits.org.  To apply, complete the application found on the employment page.

United Way Video

November 18, 2015

Another very cool video about the good work in our region!  Check it out…

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Thanksgiving Foodbox Distribution

November 25, 2015

Turkey Distribution 4Turkey Distribution 2Parishioners of the Church of St. Dominic brought together turkey dinner fixings for families who may not have had a festive dinner on the Thanksgiving holiday.  The members of the social ministries committee worked hard yesterday escorting the turkeys and food bags to happy families.  CAC is grateful to all who helped!  Happy Thanksgiving!


Summer Gardens

August 19, 2015

Do you have more garden produce than you can use?  The food shelf accepts produce from local gardeners anytime the Food Shelf is open.  Food Shelf hours are 11:00 – 5:00 on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays and 12:00 – 7:00 on Tuesdays.

Summer Lunch Program is Back!

June 22, 2015

The Community Action Center is again sponsoring free summer lunches for kids.  Lunch is served from 11:30 – 12:15 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from June 15 – August 7 at the Jefferson Square Apartments Office, 1356 Jefferson Road.  All children up to age 18 are welcome.  Please join us for lunch!

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The Community Action Center is a private, nonprofit organization serving the greater Northfield area whose mission is to promote a healthy, caring and just community for all people through resources, advocacy and volunteer effort.

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Foodshelf - Open
December 1, 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Produce Distribution
December 1, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Foodshelf - Open
December 3, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Produce Distribution
December 3, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Thursday's Table
December 3, 5:00pm – 6:30pm

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