Great River Homes, Inc.

Mission Statement

The mission of Great River Homes, Inc. is to continually improve the lives of people with disabilities in Wabasha County by providing quality support services.

Contact Information

611 Broadway Avenue
Wabasha, MN 55981

General Information

Principal Staff
Michael Weinandt
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE)
Number of Clients


Board Chair
Keith Eggenberger
Number of Board Members
Board Meetings with Quorum
Average Member Attendance

Impact and Programs

• Persons receiving services have a positive social impact on the diversity of community life through inclusion and full participation. • Community members’ lives are enriched through volunteer service. • The community based services of Great River Homes, Inc. improve the lives of people with disabilities, save tax dollars and have a significant economic impact to our local communities. • Great River Homes, Inc. employs about 78 people with an annual payroll of approximately $1,600,000. Approximately 75% of our budget is paid to employees who spend most of their paychecks locally. The remaining 25% is spent mostly on local businesses. • The public education strategies of Great River Homes, Inc. have increased the understanding and acceptance of people with disabilities in Wabasha County. • Great River Homes, Inc. and the people who receive their services make their communities better places to live.
Current Goals
1. Improve the lives of people by providing quality support services. 2. Develop and retain competent, motivated, and engaged employees. 3. Increase public awareness, understanding, acceptance and support of people with disabilities and the services provided to them. 4. Increase effective and efficient business operations by utilizing best practices, technology, and operating efficiencies.
Community or Constituency Served
Children and adults with disabilities.
Geographic Area Served
Wabasha County in southeastern Minnesota.


3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services $2,143,437 86.9%
Management $319,141 12.9%
Fundraising $4,706 0.2%
Unrestricted Net Assets
2013 2012 2011
End of Year: $4,061,401 $3,984,011 $3,788,143
Beginning of Year: $3,984,011 $3,788,143 $3,644,530
Difference: $77,390 $195,868 $143,613

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