July 15, 2016

dundas7:30 pm, July 20, 2016

Community service night where
non-perishable food will be
collected for hungry neighbors.

Summer Camp Scholarships

March 31, 2016

Would your child like to go to camp this summer?  It may be cold outdoors, but camp season is around the corner.  The CAC has funding available to send kids to overnight camps or summer activities.  Your child could have the opportunity learn outdoor survival skills, boat, swim, ride a horse, learn a language, play sports, or just make new friends.  Popular summer camps and activities fill early, so please contact us at 664-3550 to learn more and apply.

Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

March 1, 2016


Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign has begun!  This month our community is working together throughout the state in their campaign to raise money and food for all food shelves.  And the best part is every dollar and pound raised in our community of Northfield stays here. For 34 years the CAC has participated in the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign to raise hunger awareness and financial support for our food programs.    This is the only time during the year that we can also access corporate funding at the state-level through Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign and grant money from the Feinstein Foundation’s one million dollar challenge.

We take our promise seriously that “no one goes hungry in Northfield!”

Fighting hunger is a daily commitment of the CAC, and this month the CAC asks our community to take action and raise money in their places of worship, with their families, in their places of work, or in their clubs.

YOU have the power to make a difference.  Please help!

Contact the CAC if you would like more information on:

1. Donating Money

  • Checks can be made out to Community Action Center of Northfield and mailed to 1651 Jefferson Parkway Suite 200, Northfield, MN 55057


2. Donating Food

  • Food items can be placed in collection bins at your place of worship, Cub Foods, Econo Foods, Just Foods Co-op, YMCA and the CAC Food Shelf.


Mon, Thurs, & Fri –  9am to 5pm
Tues – 9am to 7pm
Wed- Closed, Call ahead.

3. Donating Time


Give Kids A Smile Days

January 6, 2016

On February 5-6, the MN Dental Association works with dental clinics across the state to offer free dental services to low-income, uninsured children.  In Rice County there are three dental clinics that are participating.  Appointments are required.  

Midwest Dental
412 Heritage Place; Faribault    507-334-7595
February 5; 8:00 – 12:00

Southern Heights Dental
1575 20th Street NW; Faribault   507-334-6433
February 5; 2:00 – 5:00

Johnson Dental
505 Woodley Street W; Northfield   507-645-9669
February 5; 8:00 – 12:00

Professional Drive Dental
600 Professional Drive; Northfield  507-645-5264
February 5; 12:00 – 3:00


Call to schedule an appointment for your child!

To find other participating dental clinics, visit the MN Dental Association website, www.mndental.org.




United Way Video

November 18, 2015

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

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