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Get Involved

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We are always looking for volunteers to help us support individuals and families in need. We welcome people of all ages and abilities, whether you want to volunteer for a single event or on a continuous basis. 


The support of individuals, businesses and communities is vital to our nonprofit.  We’re always in need of partners to help fulfill WeCAN’s mission.


Contact us to discuss how you can help.

Members of the National Honor Society at Mound Westonka High School run projects to support WeCAN and volunteer on-site.

Giving Back is Good Business

There are countless benefits for organizations that give back. Here are a few from Entrepreneur's "4 Ways Your Company Benefits From Giving Back" article: 


  • Builds respect and a good reputation in the community

  • Makes your community a better place to live

  • Employees respect leaders who do good

  • Connections and networking


Other resources to check out:

Ways your organization can help:


  • Sponsoring events

  • Providing food and/or supplies for events 

  • Holding drives and fundraisers

  • Donate items

  • Donate food

  • Donate money

  • Let employees volunteer during work hours

  • Provide professional services 

  • Tell your customers/members about WeCAN

  • You tell us how you can help! 


Contact us to discuss how your organization
can help.


Make a difference in the lives of others. Spend quality time with your family that's not centered around a screen. Give back to your community. Make new friends. Put your skills to good use. 


View our volunteer opportunities below

Why Volunteer?

Administrative Assistance

  • Answer and direct phone calls

  • Data entry

  • Computer support


Family Support Programs (Coat Drive, Adopt-a-Family, Ready-to-Learn)

  • Assist with registration and distribution

  • Sort and organize supplies

  • Assemble school bags

  • Help clients choose winter wear


Communications, Public Relations

and Marketing

  • Write and distribute press releases

  • Website support



  • Planning, recruiting and implementing special events such as the Prayer Breakfast, Adopt-A-Family and Winter Coat Drive

Meals on Wheels

  • Driving in Maple Plain and Mound areas to deliver lunches and provide a friendly well-check.

  • Just one day a week makes a big difference!


Mobile Market

  • Bagging, packing sorting and distributing food for our WeCAN Mobile Market

  • Picking up food from local stores and markets for our food recovery program.


Employment Program

  • Provide resume writing assistance

  • Conduct mock job interviews with clients

  • Assist clients with job searches

                        Ready to Get Started?                

Please complete the online Volunteer Application Form. You will be added to our volunteer database and we'll contact you when we are ready for you! Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Volunteer Opportunities

Let's Have Some Fun While We're At It!

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WeCAN staff and volunteers help local kids get Ready-to-Learn at our school supply distribution.

WeCAN volunteers enjoyed a luncheon

held in their honor.

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Have Fun!
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Who DOESN'T love playing with toys?!

The local fire and police departments competed in a charity softball game -- and the benefits came to WeCAN!

Volunteers love

helping with our



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Neither rain nor sleet nor snow will keep our dedicated Meals on Wheels volunteer drivers from delivering our meals!

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