Serving the St. Croix Valley Area Since 1967
Community Thread weaves through the community in a variety of ways. In addition to being one of eight regional Volunteer Centers in Minnesota, connecting people through service, we also provide extensive programming for seniors through our Stillwater and Bayport Senior Centers, provide rides to medical appointments through our Transportation Program, coordinate volunteers for the Medical Reserve Corps and make the holidays a little brighter for families in the St. Croix Valley through our Holiday Hope program.
For more information, select a program listing to the left, join us for an upcoming event or visit us during weekday business hours.
NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Join the Community Thread Team!
Volunteer Center & Senior Centers Program Coordinator, 37.5 hours/week
The Program Coordinator provides volunteer referrals, support for the Community Thread Chore Services Program, assists with program communication and performs a range of administrative duties to support the Volunteer Center and the mission of Community Thread. A portion of this position will be spent assisting the Senior Center Program Director with volunteer management, data management, marketing and communications as well as senior programming. Find full position description and application requirements here.
In-Home Care Fair
Community Thread's Stillwater and Bayport Senior Centers are hosting an In-Home Care Fair on Thursday, September 25 from 4:00-6:00 pm. This free open house event will be held at Community Thread, 2300 West Orleans Street in Stillwater. Representatives from in-home care and support services will be available to answer questions and provide information to find the “right fit “in supportive care. In addition, a ‘Senior Safety Tips’ presentation will be given at 6:00 pm by Pete Orput, Washington County District Attorney at Community Thread.
Volunteer for or Participate in the CROP Hunger Walk
The East Washington County Area CROP Hunger Walk begins at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Stillwater, MN on Sunday, October 5, 2014. 25% of the proceeds raised stay local and Valley Outreach, Community Thread’s Holiday Hope program and FamilyMeans Youth Programs will be the local grant partners receiving a portion of the funds raised.
If you’re interested in Walking in the CROP Hunger Walk or volunteering on October 5 to help with set-up, route marking, booths, or to help with planning and marketing the event please contact Kaira Bettin at 651-689-9088 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org “Together we can, END Hunger One Step at a Time!” Learn more.
Shop. Connect. Enrich.
Join us for our newest fundraiser on Thursday, October 23 from 4-7:30 pm. You will have an opportunity to experience many of the fabulous products normally available only through in–home parties. This is a great opportunity to do some early Christmas shopping without the pressure you may feel when invited to a home party. There will also be a silent auction with items donated by the vendors. And a drawing for a Sunday Brunch for 4 at the Water Street Inn. This is a free event and no RSVPs are required. Learn more.Rake A Difference Day
Join us on Saturday, October 25 for our 16th annual Rake-A-Difference Day! This family-friendly volunteer activity engages approximately 700 volunteers to rake approximately 80 yards of seniors who otherwise are not able to.
Interested in Volunteering? Find more information on how to sign up as an individual volunteer or volunteer group here.
Interested in Having Your Yard Raked? Find more information on how to apply to have your yard raked by a group of volunteers here.
It's not too early to think about ordering your Holiday wreath or greens. Orders are due November 10, 2014. More information including order forms can be found here.
Thank you to our Connecting Partners
for Supporting Our Signature Service Initiatives.
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