Happy Mother's Day

Gary Cares One  Fund Drive
"Give Local" in 2022

Serving Norman County, Minnesota
Over $30,000 was donated iagain in 2021.

Gary Cares One Fund Drive serving Norman

As is tradition, residents of the county receive slips in the mail or their township representatives deliver them.

Yours should be there or "on the way" - if not, link on the pdf above.

Write checks to to Gary Cares • Mail check and forms to: PO Box 66, Gary, MN 56545

or return it to your township officer or city clerk (except in Halstad - return to fire department)

With questions, call Anne Nalewaja at 218-556-9487

the current and past charities are as follows.

Click "Link" for more information about each charity


  • Gary Cares (directly for the parent organization) Link

  •     SPECIAL DESIGNATIONS: • Dolly Parton's imaginatioin Library

  •     • Shock & Awe Youth PhilanthropyGary PinesGary School Repurposing Project  • Gary Community Club (new in 2022)

  • Norman County His­torical Society Link

  • Benedictine Living Com­munity of Ada Foun­dation Link

  • REACH (Rural Enrichment and Counseling Headquarters) Located in Hendrum, serving Norman County Link

  • Norman County East Early Childhood Initiative Fund Link  

  • Twin Valley - Gary Area Foundation Link. 

  • Norman County Developmental activity Center (DAC) Link

  • Wallk By Faith (Equine therapy for veterans and young people, located in Fisher, MN) Link

  • Laurel Capistran Murphy Scholarship Fund Link

  • Norman County Sheriff’s Department Canine Unit  (Thor, the drug dog) Link11

  • Norman County Victim Assistance Program Link 

  • Hospice of the Red River Valley Link  

  • Rescue Squad: Please circle or note your choice(s):

  •       Shelly, Halstad, Perley, Twin Valley, Gary or Hendrum

  • Fire Departments: Please circle or note your choice(s):

  •        Ada, Shelly, Halstad, Perley, Borup, Twin Valley, Gary or Hendrum

  • H.E.A.R. (Help Enrich Advance & Retain) Halstad, MN area (new in 2022)

  • Western Norman Community Fund (new in 2022)

Charities below should be contacted directly to make a donation

  • American Heart Asso­ciation-MN Link

  • American Diabetes Assoc­iation-MN  Link

  • American Red Cross Link

  • Alzheimer’s Association-MN  Link

  • Norman County Deve­lopmental Activity Cen­ter (DAC) Link

  • American Cancer Society-MN Link

  • Arthritis Foundation-MN Link

Click the icon to view our 2019/2020 individual totals by charity and giving by township/city.