La Crescent Area Healthy Community Partnership

Support the vibrant community of La Crescent by making a meaningful donation to our local non-profit and help us create a healthier community for all.  

Be a force for positive change and make a difference in your community's health by volunteering with us in helping people feel useful and valued. 

Thank you to all who have graciously donated to HCP and its partner programs this year. Your support helps us fulfill our vision: To be the healthiest community anywhere, were people feel useful, valued, and have a purpose.

HCP News and Upcoming Events

Thank you to all who generously donated after receiving our newsletter and during Give to the Max Day!

La Crescent Neighbors Day April 13, 2024 Spring is nearly here!

La Crescent Neighbors Day 2024 will be held April 13, 8 a.m. to noon.  Now is the time to grab a rake, get your team together, and join in this community-wide event.  Please encourage others you know to join in!  If you need assistance, OR if you would like to volunteer that day, please register by March 29 so we can match volunteers with neighbors that need assistance.   Simply email the Neighbors Day committee at  or call/text Carly Zadow at 608-792-4872 for more information.

La Crescent Food Shelf is now located at 436 S. 6th St., La Crescent.  We are open these hours:  Wednesdays 1 - 5  PM,  Thursdays 2 - 6 PM, and the 2nd Saturday of the month, 9 AM - noon.  If you would like more information, or to volunteer, please contact or call 507-895-1115.

Parade of Gardens Tour: The second annual Parade of Gardens Tour is set for August 3rd, 2024! Mark your calendars and keep an eye out for more details in the coming months!

The La Crescent Community Bike Shoppe is located at 227 Main St., inside the AcenTek building. We are an all volunteer bike shop working year round on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 6-8 pm. In addition, you can find us June - August on the back parking lot behind Corky’s Pizza on Saturdays mornings, 9-12 pm. For more information call 608-790-2580.

Touching Moments Animal Assisted Activities  Do you have an affectionate pet that may be a good fit for pet therapy? Touching Moments is currently accepting applications for handler teams. To learn more visit or call 507-894-4365.

Windy Ridge Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center  is currently accepting volunteer applications for side walker and lead positions. If you love horses, enjoy helping others, and like having lots of fun, contact us today by calling 507-894-2210 to learn more.

Fundraiser to Support Diverse Libraries We are pleased to announce our fundraiser to support diversifying local libraries raised $1200. Diverse libraries help to build community, preserve cultural heritage, and help us understand one another. The funds will be divided between our seven local libraries.

City of La Crescent partners with HCP La Crescent is part of the SolSmart program, a national designation program through the Department of Energy. SolSmart is a national recognition program which encourages cities to make it faster, easier, and more affordable to grow solar energy. Find out more here or Contact Jason Ludwigson – Sustainability Coordinator – City of La Crescent