United Way supports people of all ages struggling to be healthy with limited access to medical and dental care. Access to nutritious food and creating connections between people help to build a healthy community.
Providing a free, hearty, nutritious meal to Faribault residents every Tuesday night at the Guild House of the Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior.
Exchange Club Center for Family Unity
A child abuse prevention agency serving Rice County and other nearby counties, providing supportive and educational in-home services to families at risk of child abuse and neglect, through a parent mentoring program.
Providing quality health care, advocacy and wellness education to people in Rice County who have limited healthcare alternatives, and implementing a unique community-embedded care coordination program to extend the reach of the clinical team and support patients to be healthy.
IRIS (Infants Remembered in Silence)
Providing bereavement advocate services free of charge to bereaved parents (serving Rice County and other nearby counties; currently receiving United Way funding for residents of the Faribault area).
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.
Northfield Healthy Community Initiative
Serving as a backbone organization for youth and family efforts in the Northfield area and striving to identify needs for youth and families in the community, build coalitions to develop and run programs, and write and manage large collaborative grants to bring additional resources into the community.
Semcac Senior Dining
Serving well-balanced, low-cost noon meals in a congregate setting to people age 60+, Monday through Friday at the Northfield Community Resource Center.
Student Support Services, Northfield Public Schools
Chemical and mental health services addressing the social and emotional well-being of students. Services are provided by Omada Behavioral Health to students and their families.
Three Rivers Community Action
Meals delivered by volunteers to the homes of people in the Faribault area who are age 60+ or under 60 and disabled, are unable to regularly prepare hot, nutritious meals, and are homebound.