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New Donation Hours at the Clothes Closet

December 6, 2016

Change in Donation Hours Due to the overwhelming generosity of the Northfield community.  The Clothes Closet will be changing our donation hours beginning in January 2017. New donation hours : Tuesday 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday 10:00am – 7:00pm Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm

We are hiring!!!

November 29, 2016

We are hiring!!

The Community Action Center is fortunate to have a top-notch staff that is committed to helping Northfield-area families obtain stability in the midst of extraordinary difficulties. If you are interested in joining our team, please fill out our employment application.

Current Openings

Thursday’s Table Coordinator

Housing Case Manager

For more information, contact us at 507-664-3550.

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week – Myth/Fact 4

November 17, 2016


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Spaghetti Dinner

December 5, 2016


Northfield Area Fire & Rescue Services Spaghetti Dinner

December 3, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016
5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Northfield V.F.W.
518 Division Street, Northfield

$9.00 per person, Or two complimentary tickets if you bring an unwrapped gift valued at $20.00 or more.

Santa Claus will be at the dinner!

~ All proceeds will go to the CAC Christmas Sharing Program ~

Community Action Center Christmas Sharing Fundraiser Pajama Sale

November 28, 2016

Pajama Fundraiser







Friday, December 2, 2016
Carleton College Recreation Center, 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)

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

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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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Clothes Closet Senior Thursday sale
December 8, 10:00am – 7:00pm
Foodshelf - Open
December 8, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Produce Distribution
December 8, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Thursday's Table
December 8, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Food Shelf -- Open
December 9, 11:00am – 5:00pm

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