Impact and Programs
WeCAN provided a variety of support services empowering individuals and families to reach stability and self-sufficiency.
Total number of unique (unduplicated) individuals served: 1,322
Total number of unduplicated households served: 555
Total number of services provided: 5,867
Services by age:
51% of those served were adults
38% of those served were children
11% of those served were seniors
Services by type:
Adopt a Family holiday gifts- 380 people served
Birthday shelf- 144 children served
Coats, Hats, Mittens- 1,178 distributed
Pet food- 500 pounds distributed
Meals on Wheels- 7,977 meals delivered
Blankets/Quilts- 76 distributed
School supplies- 213 children served
Kids’ Food Bags- 510 distributed
Total pounds of food distributed via Mobile Market programs- 45,165
-Assess present programs and service offerings and develop new programs for gaps in service.
-Complete Charities Review Council Accountability Standards.
-Create new mechanisms for an individual giving program.
-Continue building awareness and support of WeCAN in the communities it represents.
-Work with Board of Directors to establish mechanisms to select new board members; update the board handbook and position description.
Community or Constituency Served
WeCAN serves residents of Mound, Minnetrista, Rockford, Spring Park, St. Bonifacius, Tonka Bay, Navarre, Minnetonka Beach, Maple Plain, Loretto, Independence and Greenfield who are living at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.
Geographic Area Served
Western Hennepin County: Mound, Minnetrista, Rockford, Spring Park, St. Bonifacius, Tonka Bay, Navarre, Minnetonka Beach, Maple Plain, Loretto, Independence, Greenfield.