Offering Help, Building Hope, Improving Lives

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WeCAN Clients Need Your Help!

WeCAN has several opportunities for you to help your neighbors in need during this mittensseason of giving. Items can be dropped off at WeCAN anytime during office hours.   

*Senior/disabled Meals on Wheels gifts
*Children and adult hats and mittens
*Children’s Waterproof Snow Gloves
*Toys/Teen Gifts for Birthday Shelf/Holiday Shop
*Blankets or fleece throws
*$10 or $20 gas, food or Target gift cards
*Non-Perishable Food – especially cooking oil, canned soup, low sugar cereal, low sodium canned vegetables, canned fruit in natural/light syrup
*Personal Hygiene Products
*Christmas wrapping paper for our Adopt-a-Family Program

Adopt-a-Family Program

Gifts013During November, we matched donors with our families. We count on our generous community members to support this important program! Thank you to everyone who registered to be a donor.

Donated gift drop-off days are Dec. 9, from 2 to 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. AAF Donor Instructions.

WeCAN Offers “One Stop Opportunity Center”

WeCAN’s “One Stop Opportunity Center” providesAdult Basic Ed family advocacy services like housing assistance, medical resources and family support programs, as well as food support like Meals on Wheels, emergency food bags and the new WeCAN Mobile Market, which will deliver healthy food to families and individuals who have barriers to accessing a traditional food shelf. Our jobs program, computer lab and access to office equipment help build self-sufficiency and skills. Community partnerships allow WeCAN to provide a wide range of services and referrals as well.

Over 50 percent of our funding comes from donations and fundraisers. We need your support to continue to serve the needs of our neighbors. When volunteer time is leveraged, your donated dollar becomes $1.09 that goes directly to WeCAN programs. Please consider making a contribution by using the “donate” button at left. We appreciate your support!

WeCAN Mobile Market is on the Road!

The food program at WeCAN is well underway! The mission of WeCAN’s Mobile Market isWrapped Truck to offer a non-discriminatory, dignified and respectful way for individuals and families, with barriers to accessing traditional food shelves, to receive healthy food.  The truck has begun deliveries to home bound and disabled individuals who live in Common Bond managed properties in Mound and Maple Plain.

The Mobile Market has also teamed up with Westonka Schools to deliver kids’ food bags during the summer lunch program and school breaks.

We are accepting donations of healthy, nutritious foods at the WeCAN office, 5213 Shoreline Drive in Mound. Your financial donation helps to ensure that we can purchase the additional products necessary to fill our clients’ needs. Please consider a donation by using the “donate” button to the left.

 

 WeCAN’s Office Hours

Monday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday – Closed; Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Friday – Closed