Get Involved

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.

Scotty B's in Mound donates and serves breakfast for the annual Community Breakfast.

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

 

Adopt-A-Family

  • Assist with registration

  • Match families with donors

 

Communications, Public Relations

and Marketing

  • Write and distribute press releases

  • Website support

 

Fundraising

  • 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 Monday through Friday

  • Just one day a week makes a big difference!

 

Mobile Market

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

 

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.

 
 

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

WeCAN's Executive Director sweetens up donors on Give to the Max Day resulting in a 1,874% increase in donations!

(Who knows....it could be true!)

WeCAN volunteers enjoying a Twins game on a lovely, warm day

 

Who DOESN'T love playing with toys?!

"Smooch Your Pooch" and the proceeds go to WeCAN? We're in!

Seriously.... she loves the doughnut!

Two of our favorite and most generous volunteers/donors, Bruce and Carol Olson!

Western Communities Action Network, Inc. 

5213 Shoreline Drive Mound, MN 55364

Call: (952) 472-0742

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