Join our journey to be here for good!
Courageous change takes all of us. We partner with people who are willing to use their compassion, resources and skills to support our mission of improving lives today and for generations to come. Together we work toward creating a better future for families and communities in Saint Paul and beyond!
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The work that I have done here feels more fulfilling than any paid job I ever could have done.
In Wilder, we have found an organization that does not look the other way at poverty, discrimination and social injustice.
Connecting with the clients each week is the reason I continue to show up.
Here's How Others Got Involved at Wilder and You Can Too
Wilder Supporters Share Why They Give
Generous donors like Faith Her, Mike and Kathy Buendgen, Ilse and Omar Akbar, and the Mayer and Bongard families share how and why they support Wilder.
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Meals on Wheels helps Wilder volunteer Tracey Cross stay involved during the pandemic
For many, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant stepping back to stay safe. For Tracey Cross, Wilder’s Meals on Wheels program provided the perfect opportunity to step out—and step up. "It gave me purpose,” Tracey says, calling volunteeri...More about this story »
Julie Smith's daughter celebrates 16th birthday with backpack drive for Wilder participants
During summer 2021, Julie Smith and her three children, ages 16, 13 and 9, brainstormed ways they could make a meaningful contribution to the community at a time when hands-on, face-to-face interactions were limited. They landed on a sch...More about this story »
How Wilder Is Adapting to Meet Community Needs
Through a global pandemic, the unrest and community pain following the murder of George Floyd, and economic and financial uncertainty, Wilder has adapted and innovated to continue critical services that help families thrive. Here ar...More about this story »