WellShare International

Mission Statement

Advancing healthy equity through community-defined solutions that are effective and affordable.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments In 2022, WellShare provided life-saving community health programs to 108,100 people across 2 countries and 17 Minnesota Counties. Other highlights include reaching over 8,800 people with mental health education in 4 languages. We delivered 15, 7-week long courses to 328 participants, resulting in a 150% service provision increase from 2021.
Current Goals Capacity building continues to be a strong focus as we expand to improve the health of people in Minnesota and East Africa, address the mental health crises, and change systems to develop a community health equity workforce. WellShare continues to listen to the needs of our communities through holding community wide focus groups to gather insight and to consider geographical and service expansion.
Community or Constituency Served Immigrant, refugee and marginalized communities.
Geographic Area Served Our main offices are located in Mankato and Minneapolis. Internationally we serve the Bariadi District of Tanzania. We currently provide programming and services to the following Minnesota counties: Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Le Suer, Scott, Wright, Washington, Stearns, Brown, Blue Earth, Kandiyohi, Nicollet, Waseca, Watonwan, Faribault and Steele.

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 01/04/2024

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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122 West Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: 612-871-3759

General Information

Alternative Name: MIHV Minnesota International Health Volunteers
EIN: 41-1397062
Principal Staff: Michelle Heerey
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 30
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 108,000
Ruling Year: 1981


Board Chair: Jaime Roquebert
Number of Board Members: 12
Board Meetings with Quorum: 7
Average Member Attendance: 8

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1915 Highway 36 W Ste 133 • Roseville, Minnesota 55113-2709
Phone: (651) 224–7030 • E-mail: info@smartgivers.org

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