Western Communities Action Network, Inc. (WeCAN)

Mission Statement

WeCAN is a community nonprofit that provides support services to empower and equip individuals and families to reach stability and self-sufficiency.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments 1,384 individuals served, 570 households served, 6,850 services provided, 212 volunteers, 6,194 volunteer hours
Current Goals WeCAN’s overall goal is to help families in need to become self-sufficient. Our main goals are to: offer emergency resources to address immediate family needs, and connect clients to resources and supports that will promote long-term stability. 2019-2020 goals include: Increasing communications and outreach. Launching special initiatives that bring services directly to clients. Expanding services to the growing senior population. Reinforcing the safety net by strengthening new and existing organizational partnerships.
Community or Constituency Served Individuals and families living at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines and residing within the 12 cities of our service area.
Geographic Area Served 12 cities of Western Hennepin County: Mound, Minnetrista, Rockford, Spring Park, St. Bonifacius, Tonka Bay, Minnetonka Beach, Western Orono, Loretto, Maple Plain, Independence, Greenfield.

Reports & Finances

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 04/01/2019

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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5213 Shoreline Drive
Mound, Minnesota 55364
Phone: 9524720742
Website: www.wecanmn.org

General Information

Alternative Name: Western Communities Action Network, WeCAN, Western Community Action Network
EIN: 41-1466409
Principal Staff: Christie Larson
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 5.2
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 1384
Ruling Year: 1986


Board Chair: Rick Rohrer
Number of Board Members: 8
Board Meetings with Quorum: 7
Average Member Attendance: 7.6

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