Volunteering makes a difference in Shoreview!

Volunteering makes a difference in Shoreview! Main Photo

17 Apr 2023


The harsh reality of today’s economic environment is that more and more people are in need. Thankfully, Shoreview organizations and residents have historically committed their time and resources to helping others in the community. 

This April is National Volunteer Month and is a designated time to celebrate volunteers and their incredible impact on society and encourage others to volunteer for charities or nonprofits in the area. Whether donating to local charitable organizations or offering your skills and experience, we can all make a difference in numerous ways. 

The City of Shoreview is committed to giving back and serving the needs of residents. In the wake of the pandemic, organizations need more volunteers and continue looking for workers willing to offer their time and assistance for free. If you live or work in the Shoreview area, consider volunteering for local organizations like those below.

Shoreview nonprofits need your help

Shoreview is fortunate to have an abundance of generous organizations and charities where volunteers are critical to their success. Choose from the list below or discover more ways to support your community by visiting the City of Shoreview website.

  • The Shoreview Community Foundation seeks to connect the generosity of Shoreview’s residents with the community’s needs. 
  • The Arden Hills/Shoreview Rotary is part of Rotary International, the world’s largest service organization. 
  • The Shoreview Arden Hills Lions Club is a nonprofit organization that helps communities improve through numerous efforts to procure proceeds for worthy causes. The Shoreview Arden Hills Lions Club is hosting the 13th Annual Taste of Shoreview. The event is on April 20 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Shoreview Community Center, with 100% of the proceeds going to local nonprofits, city improvements and charitable causes. 
  • Meals on Wheels of Ramsey County gets hot meals to those in need. Monetary donations or providing deliveries make the program possible.
  • Northeast Youth and Family Services helps individuals and their families in need of mental health counseling. Community support ensures necessary care access. 
  • ReStore Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity helps get home improvement materials to those needing them at drastically reduced costs. Individuals can donate or volunteer their time at the facility.

More ways to help!

There are other options to donate your time:

Economic development circles 

  • SCORE is a nonprofit resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), where volunteer business experts provide free business advice to entrepreneurs and small business owners. If you have experience in the various stages of business development, please think about how you can help with SCORE. 
  • WomenVenture is a nonprofit that helps women with the tools and resources to achieve economic success through small business ownership. It relies on volunteers with entrepreneurial expertise to achieve its goals, so please consider being active with WomenVenture.

City Volunteer Opportunities

There are numerous other ways to volunteer in the Shoreview community in general. The City of Shoreview has a comprehensive list of various committees, youth organizations and methods to make a difference.  

No matter the organization, your efforts are greatly appreciated! Your hard work makes a significant difference in making Shoreview the tremendous community it is! Contact Think Shoreview or the City of Shoreview today if you would like to receive expert advice and resources on launching or expanding your organization here.