About Us

  • FREE TO BE!, Inc. was founded in Anoka County in 1999 to provide a network of services for children, youth, and families seeking economic self-sufficiency.
  • A nonprofit organization, FREE TO BE!, Inc. is a broad-based group of Anoka County residents that includes the faith communities, schools, businesses, human service and civic organizations, health care providers, government agencies, and families who have successfully made the transition from welfare to work.
  • FREE TO BE!¬†¬†incorporated in 2000 as a nonprofit community organization collaborating with Anoka County agencies, churches, nonprofit organizations, refugees, state and federal organizations, area businesses, service clubs, and private individuals to strengthen families moving off of welfare¬†into work and to support those families with lower income who don’t qualify for existing programs.