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Make a donation to help strengthen your community today!

You CAN make a difference!

By pooling resources and combining efforts, all parties are able to bring in further funding from many sources. More local families benefit when everyone cooperates. If you would like to donate to the Family Center, please contact us. We'd love to hear from you!

If you are looking for a way to give, please consider giving locally. Your donation will help families and strengthen our community at the same time. Please consider a donation now. You can give to the Pine River-Backus Family Center right here on our website. Thank you for your support as we strive to shape the future of our community. If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Bouchonville at 218-587-4292 or

Do you or someone you know use If you choose to shop Amazon through Amazon Smile, and enter Pine River-Backus Family Center as your charity of choice, Amazon will donate a portion of the proceeds from your purchase to the family center. Donating doesn't get much easier than this!


Family Center Funding Sources:

  • Otto Bremer Foundation

  • United Way

  • Crow Wing Power Community Trust

  • State Grants

  • Better Way Foundation

  • Initiative Foundation

  • Enkel Foundation

  • Pohlad Foundation

  • Pine River-Backus Schools

  • Community, business and individual donations

  • Medica Foundation

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