Faith in Action
Faith in Action recently took part in its 11th annual Rake the Town event on Saturday, Nov. 1, and organizers are calling it a “great success.” There were 36 groups, totaling more than 485 volunteers, who helped rake lawns for the elderly and disabled in several  communities, as well as helped ...Read More
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Great River Area Faith in Action is expanding into Princeton to provide services to keep elderly people in their homes, using volunteers and professionals to provide fee services based on need and ability to pay. Faith in Action was formed 10 years ago in Sherburne County and its territory includes...Read More
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Peter Leinonen has been named the city of Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for August. He was honored at the Aug. 20 city council meeting, where Mayor John Dietz listed Leinonen’s volunteer contributions and gave him a plaque. Leinonen has been a volunteer at Faith in Action for the last 10 ye...Read More
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Some define a community’s strength according to its access to health care, level of safety, condition of roads or schools, or its economic or environmental opportunities. However, we use an additional measurement–the vitality of community life. Through our work at Faith in Action we’ve com...Read More
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Faith in Action will have“Panera  Day” on Monday, Feb. 13 at Panera Bread, 18210 Zane St., Elk River. Purchase a meal at Panera from 11 – 8 p.m. and mention Faith in Action and a percentage  of  the sales will be donated to Faith in Action. Participants may also put their name in a drawing ...Read More
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Faith in Action is having its annual rummage sale Aug. 4–5 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Sherburne County fairgrounds in Elk River. A preview of the “It Just Makes Cents” sale is available Aug. 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. for people who would like first chance at the organization’s selection, but [......Read More
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Great River Area Faith in Action launched “Pennies for People,”  a campaign to raise $20,000 to meet a growing need for help to people in the community. Approximately 200 jars with the “Pennies for People” label are being placed in businesses and churches throughout Sherburne, Wright and St...Read More
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