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To help our Community -- The People's Fair raises money for several  non-profit organizations in the Mankato Area.   In the past , People's Fair was able to fianacially support Eclipse Crisis Line and the Volunteer Center.  In addition, sizable contributions were made to the Skateboard Park, Mankato Parks Dept., YWCA, Junior Acheivement, Mankato Chamber, Blue Earth County Parks and others.   In the last 30 years, we've given raised and donated over   $400,000, to help make the Mankato area a better place to live.

Help You Non-Profit Organization -- For every person from your non-profit organization who helps at People's Fair, your organization earns money.  Call Beth Lapp, at 507-387-6664 (days) for more information.

Why Volunteer? -- People's Fair needs hundreds of volunteers for the two-day event.  Volunteer opportunities are all related to keeping the event secure, safe, and fun.  Volunteers are involved in many activities like taking tickets, assisting traffic control, checking coolers, and fence security.

Volunteer Shifts -- Volunteer Shifts average about 4.5 hours.  On Saturday and Sunday there are three main shifts:

  1. 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

  2. 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

  3. 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Persons may also volunteer at the end of day for clean-up duty.  This is a great opportunity for youth to volunteerAlso you can assist with set-up and tear-down for the previous Thursday and/or Friday or on the following Monday. 

Volunteer Training -- Training has been scheduled for Monday May 15th or May 16th at 7:00 pm at the Red Cross, 105 Homestead Dr.  Volunteers or a representative from your group should attend one of the training sessions for information about responsibilities and to pick-up passes and permits.

For More Information contact:
Beth Lapp
105 Homestead Dr.
Mankato, MN  56001

(507) 387-6664 (days)
(507) 386-0081 (evenings)       

Mark your calendars now....
The 30th Annual

May 20 and 21, 2000
Meet you on the hill!

Revised on: 09/01/00