Financial Stability and Basic Needs Programs
United Way supports programs that help people get through a tough time like unemployment or chronic illness and build the basis for a self-sustaining future where they can then give back to their community.
Community Action Center of Northfield
Offering emergency assistance, advocacy, case management, employment assistance and supportive relationships to people in crisis in the Northfield area who have limited income.
Providing a free, hearty, nutritious meal to Faribault residents every Tuesday night, normally at the Guild House of the Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior but currently packed for takeout and delivered to some locations.
Faribault Diversity Coalition
Working to create an inclusive community where all are welcomed and respected. Their Welcome Center program works with resettlement agencies to assess needs of newly arrived refugees and immigrants and connect them with the resources they need.
Offering essential, 24-hour services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in Rice County.
Providing long-term supported employment services to individuals with mental illness and other disabilities in the Faribault area, helping them maintain employment to provide income and the opportunity to feel included in and contribute to the community where they live.
An advisory, advocacy and action group for the most marginalized in the Northfield area, receiving funding for a Financial Inclusion project designed to help participants learn strategies to promote financial well-being.
Northfield Union of Youth
Giving power and voice to Northfield area youth by creating a caring and enriching community for youth, and working to diminish the isolating effects of poverty on youth through a combination of enrichment activities and supportive services.
Rice County Habitat for Humanity
Partnering with volunteers, donors and people in need towards a vision where everyone has a decent place to live; funded to pay for credit reports used to provide financial literacy counseling to help potential applicants become financially prepared to own a home.
Providing safe shelter and supportive services for women and children in the Rice County area who are experiencing homelessness, with the goal of helping families work toward stability and self-sufficiency.
Semcac Senior Dining
Serving well-balanced, low-cost noon meals, normally in a congregate setting but currently packed for takeout, to people age 60+, Monday through Friday in Faribault and Northfield.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Volunteer-run organization providing free food, clothing, furniture, ESL class & financial assistance to people in the Faribault area.
Three Rivers Community Action
Providing home-delivered meals to people in the Faribault area who are age 60+ or under 60 and disabled, and advocacy for older adults and caregiver support services for Rice County residents