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Volunteer Opportunity

August 20, 2014

Thurday’s Table is looking for a volunteer who is willing to wash the aprons worn by volunteers each week.  The aprons would be delivered to you after dinner on Thursday and picked up the following Wednesday.  There are about 20 aprons to be laundered each week.

If you are able to help in this way, please call Ivy Ainsworth, Thursday’s Table Coordinator, at 507-664-3569.


Last Chance to Register for Operation Backpack

August 10, 2014

Registration deadline:  August 13th

  • Call CAC and check to see if you are certified.
  • Turn in/Pick up green registration sheet
  • All applications received after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list.

Operation Backpack 2014

August 8, 2014

We are now registering for Operation Backpack. Save the dates, please click on image to enlarge.

Operation Backpack Poster 2014

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Northfield WORKS Mentor Training Session: Wednesday, June 25 at 6 p.m.

June 10, 2014

The recent graduates of the job readiness training are Members of Northfield WORKS and, as promised, will receive support services toward achieving economic stability. Our staff is matching each graduate with an appropriate mentor who will meet consistently with the client to offer support and guidance. We invite individuals interested in serving as a mentor to contact Northfield WORKS Team Lead, Adele Porter, to set up an interview. Pre-screened qualified mentor candidates will participate in Northfield WORKS Mentor Training on Wednesday, June 25, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. To learn more about serving as a mentor call 507-664-3580 or email northfieldworks@communityactioncenter.org.

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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
August 25, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Produce Distribution
August 25, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Foodshelf - Open
August 26, 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Produce Distribution
August 26, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Operation Backpack Distribution
August 27, 10:00am – 6:00pm

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