The foundation of Eckberg Lammers is steadfast community support and the building of strong, healthy, and prosperous communities. Our commitment and dedication are demonstrated at all levels of the organization through service, participation, and volunteering in local organizations, offering free/reduced legal services to nonprofit organizations as well as through our Volunteer-Time-Off (VTO) Program.

In 2021, Eckberg Lammers committed 5% of our annual net income to charitable organizations. This includes firm-wide donations as well as an employee-matching program. Our employees individually recognize the value in a variety of organizations within the communities they work, live, and support. We are proud to have employees who share the same values as our firm and are happy to provide another opportunity for them to give back to the organizations they individually support.

If you are a non-profit organization and would like for our charitable committee to consider a donation to your organization, please submit and inquiry through this site’s contact us form.

Other Ways We Give

  • Professional Affiliations

    Our legal team is committed to serving, attending, and contributing to many professional organizations throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.
  • Wills for Workers

    In 2020 at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, Eckberg Lammers offered support to healthcare providers and first responders by providing free basic estate planning services.
  • 70 Acts of Giving 2019

    In 2019, we celebrated Eckberg Lammers' 70th Anniversary. In commemoration of our storied history, our team performed "70 Acts of Giving" throughout the St. Croix Valley and surrounding communities.

In Our Clients’ Words

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  • Eckberg Lammers is truly a leader in local giving. It is not the biggest business in the Stillwater/Hudson Area, but is more generous and involved in the community than most businesses of larger size. Your leadership is recognized by and appreciated by so many.
    Local Non-Profit

We are proud to have donated, volunteered at, or sponsored these exceptional organizations:

  • The Muscular Dystrophy Association
    MDA's legacy of progress started with families at the heart of all they do. For more than 70 years, they have been committed to saving and improving the lives of kids and adults living with muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases.
  • Wounded Warrior Project
    Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) began in 2003 as a small, grassroots effort providing simple care and comfort items to the hospital bedsides of the first wounded service members returning home from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. As their post-service needs evolved, so have their programs and services. Today, through their direct programs in mental health, career counseling, and long-term rehabilitative care, along with our advocacy efforts, they improve the lives of millions of warriors and their families.
  • Veterans Airlift Command
    Hundreds of miles often separate our combat injured veterans from the care they need and the families that support them. Veterans Airlift Command is a nonprofit organization with a single mission: Give our veterans and their families a lift—at no cost. Because every flight will change a life. VAC’s network of volunteer pilots, aircraft owners, sponsors, and donors answer that call for our veterans when they need us most. Together, we lift them up.
  • Breakthrough T1D
    Founded in 1970 by families whose loved ones had been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D), Breakthrough T1D is a tax-exempt nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. As the leading global type 1 diabetes research and advocacy organization, we help make everyday life better while driving toward cures. We are opening doors that were once closed by T1D diagnosis. We lead the way to more effective solutions by connecting the brightest minds to advance treatments, influence policy, and improve access to care.​ By driving innovation forward, we will make T1D a thing of the past. 
  • This Old Horse
    Founded in 2012, This Old Horse is a private, volunteer-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to support and serve horses while they continue to serve as ambassadors to the positive effect of "horse power" in the lives of people.​
  • Open Door Community Theater
    Open Door Community Theatre brings together the considerable talents and deep experience of local volunteers to stage high quality productions, in partnership with and for the benefit of local organizations that serve the needs of the broader community.
  • The Phipps Center for the Arts
    The Phipps Center for the Arts, propelled by our community-based Arts Council, serves as a welcoming and open home for the St. Croix River Valley region and beyond to empower and cultivate lifelong artistic expression, participation, and appreciation.
  • Penumbra Theater
    Founded in 1976 by award winning director Lou Bellamy, Penumbra is a nationally recognized organization housing Minnesota’s only Black professional theatre company. Penumbra has earned tremendous accolades, producing nearly 200 plays, over 30 premieres, and has cultivated generations of artists of color. Through our powerful art, we open hearts, rehearse strategies for change, and dispel dehumanizing narratives of people of color. Today, under the leadership of Sarah Bellamy, Penumbra is evolving into its next life cycle: a performing arts campus and center for racial healing that nurtures Black artists, advances equity, and facilitates wellness for individuals and community. Our space will center the Black experience, learn from and support people of color who are not Black, and welcome white individuals interested in building resiliency and competency for racial equity and racial healing work. Penumbra will stand in solidarity with and support indigenous communities upon whose land the work is located.
  • Avivo
    Founded in 1960, Avivo provides chemical and mental health services, housing support, career education, and employment services. We specialize in helping individuals and families who face personal or systemic barriers – poverty, homelessness, joblessness, chemical addiction or mental health concerns – achieve recovery and economic stability.
  • Girls on the Run
    Girls on the Run has fun, evidence-based programs that inspire participants to recognize their inner strength, increase their level of physical activity, imagine their possibilities, and confidently stand up for themselves and others.
  • Rock Steady Boxing
    Rock Steady Boxing classes, an affiliate program of Rock Steady Boxing Inc., which enable individuals with Parkinson’s disease to fight their disease by providing non-contact boxing-style fitness programs that are designed to improve their quality of life, sense of efficacy and self-worth.
  • Open Cupboard
    Open Cupboards unrelenting focus is to provide nutritious food to our neighbors in a respectful manner while engaging our community in the fight against hunger.
  • Quatrefoil Library
    Quatrefoil Library is a community center that cultivates the free exchange of ideas and makes accessible LGBTQ+ materials for education and inspiration.
  • The Downtown Alano Society
    The Downtown Alano Society of St. Paul, commonly referred to as the ‘Downtown Club’ is one of the nation’s first clubs dedicated to the recovery of individuals from alcoholism.
  • People Serving People
    People Serving People is the largest and most comprehensive emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness in Minnesota and a dedicated leader in homelessness prevention.
  • Monarch Joint Venture
    The Monarch Joint Venture is a nonprofit organization building a national partnership of federal and state agencies, other nonprofits, community groups, businesses, and academic programs working together to conserve monarch butterflies and other pollinators.
  • Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge
    Their mission is to assist men, women and teens in gaining freedom from chemical addictions and other life-controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
  • American Cancer Society
    At the American Cancer Society, their vision is to end cancer as we know it, for everyone. We're improving the lives of cancer patients and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.
  • Salvation Army Grace Place
    The goal of Grace Place Shelter is to promote self-sufficiency by providing a safe and secure environment, giving individuals the opportunity to overcome unresolved issues. Through education, individuals are encouraged to be responsible for themselves and others. During their 30-90 day stay they identify any immediate needs and develop a housing stabilization plan for the family. Their extensive program empowers individuals and families to become independent, creating a safer community for all of us.
  • Northern Star Scouting
    Northern Star Scouting prepares youth in a safe and inclusive environment to be leaders and individuals of strong character.
  • Adoray Home Health & Hospice
    Adoray is committed to providing the best home health, home rehab therapy, palliative and hospice care experience available. This commitment is expressed in our Mission and Vision, and Values Statements.
  • Zero Abuse Project
    To protect children from abuse and sexual assault, by engaging people and resources through a trauma-informed approach of education, research, advocacy, and advanced technology.
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates
    The National CASA/GAL Association for Children supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for children and youth who have experienced abuse or neglect.
  • Corner House
    To partner with families, communities, and systems - entrusted with the safety of children, youth and vulnerable adults - to reduce trauma and end abuse.
  • Minnesota Outdoor Adventure Foundation
    The Minnesota Outdoor Adventure Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit that helps to make outdoor dreams come true for children and young adults with life-threatening illnesses as well as for combat wounded veterans.
  • The goal of Cast & Hook Fishing is to provide a better quality of life for 1st Responders and Veterans that are struggling with PTSD.
  • Urban Roots
    Urban Roots operates as a youth development program and one of the largest youth employers on the East Side. We create economic and educational opportunities for under-resourced, majority BIPOC youth, preparing them for academic and professional success while addressing immediate community needs around fresh food access, the environment, and wellbeing.
  • 4-H
    For more than 100 years, 4‑H has welcomed young people of all beliefs and backgrounds, giving kids a voice to express who they are and how they make their lives and communities better.
  • Stillwater Public Library Foundation
    The Stillwater Public Library Foundation shares your love of the city’s historic public library. Their mission is to engage the community and its resources to expand the reach and impact of the Stillwater Public Library.
  • Friends of the Hennepin County Library
    Friends of the Hennepin County Library is the fundraising partner of Hennepin County Library with a mission to build awareness, appreciation, and support for our world-class library.
  • Hudson Area Library Foundation
    The Hudson Area Library Foundation helps our Library create connections, exploration, community, learning, and opportunities.
  • Friday Memorial Library
    The Friday Memorial Library seeks to be a dynamic and friendly hub for the community. We are a gathering place for people in the New Richmond area to learn, explore and connect. We offer books, movies and music, as well as exciting programs for all ages.
  • United Way, Washington County East
    Create new ways to develop an empathetic and engaged community and generate abundant resources to meet or exceed our local community needs.
  • Project Hope
    We empower health care workers facing the world’s greatest health crises to build resilient communities and a healthier, more equitable world.
  • Community Thread
    Community Thread has made our region a better place to live by providing opportunities to learn, socialize and stay engaged with older adult programs, transportation to doctor appointments, help with household chores and tax returns, and connections to volunteer opportunities.
  • Five Loaves Food Shelf
  • St. Croix Animal Friends
    To help provide food, shelter, medical care, and spay/neuter services to needy animals in St. Croix County and nearby communities.
  • SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary
    SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary’s mission is to rescue and protect farm animals from cruelty.
  • United Way St. Croix Valley
    Uplifting people by building relationships, connecting resources and uniting the St. Croix Valley communities.
  • Animal Humane Society
    AHS is transforming the way shelters care for animals and engage their communities. From innovative medical and behavior programs to investments in outreach and advocacy, we’re advancing animal welfare and creating a more humane world for animals everywhere.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness, St. Croix County
    NAMI
    NAMI St. Croix Valley, Inc. is the local affiliate of NAMI-WI, serving Pierce and St. Croix Counties. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people whose lives are affected by mental illness and to support research in order to eliminate these illnesses.
  • National Alliance on Mental Health, Washington County
    NAMI
    ​NAMI Washington County supports, educates, and advocates for community members who live with a mental illness as well as their friends and family members.
  • Meals from the Heart
    Meals From The Heart is dedicated to providing respectful meals to neighbors in need and accessible opportunities for those who wish to serve.
  • Soldier 6
    Soldier 6 provides trained K9's to the honorably discharged, police officers, firefighters, paramedics, correctional officers, and dispatchers to help guide them through difficult days in life.
  • Feeding Our Communities Partners (FOOP)
    At FOCP, our mission is to engage our community (that's you!) in solving youth hunger. With your help, we will create a community where hunger is no longer what stands between a child and their success.
  • Suicide Prevention Collaborative
    Suicide Prevention Collaborative is committed to connecting caring individuals and organizations to spread hope through community education efforts, optimal use of resources, and open conversations to decrease mental health stigma.
  • Every Meal
    Every Meal focuses on the food gaps when children aren’t able to receive free and reduced meal programs. They provide weekend and other food gap programs serving children across 500 locations and counting.
  • Helping Paws
    Helping Paws Courthouse Facility Dog program allows trained dogs to provide emotional support to participants in courtroom settings, such as prosecution, child advocacy, and family courts.
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    LLS mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's Disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life or patients and their families.
  • Happy Kids Backpack Program
    The program is a cooperative venture between western Wisconsin schools, Empty Bowls, and Five Loaves Food Shelf where families receive a backpack of food each weekend during the school year.
  • PeaceMaker Minnesota
    PeaceMaker Minnesota's mission is to help create a more peaceful world, our mission is to help schools to be safer places, free from bullying and harassment, and to help youth learn positive relational skills like empathy, respect, cooperation and how to resolve conflicts peacefully.
  • Stillwater Chamber of Commerce
    The Chamber provides programs and promotional tools that support and promote the development and marketing of member businesses.
  • Woodbury Chamber of Commerce
    A membership association comprised of local businesses and organizations who work together to advance business and civic interests of the Woodbury, MN area.
  • Canvas Health
    Canvas Health helps children, adolescents, adults and families who struggle with mental health, chemical health, and domestic and sexual abuse.
  • FamilyMeans
    Better is Possible
    FamilyMeans has been a staple in our community since 1963, providing support through life’s challenges with their 6 program areas – Counseling & Therapy, Caregiving & Aging, Financial Solutions, Youth Development, the Center for Grief & Loss, and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Second Harvest Heartland
    Second Harvest Heartland is a hunger-relief organization providing food distribution and meal programs throughout 59 counties in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
  • Limitless Cycling
    Limitless Cycling's vision and responsibility is to acknowledge and embrace the diversity in our community to promote inclusion so all may have an opportunity to bike in the St. Croix River Valley while creating equity for all.
  • Asian Women United of Minnesota
    Asian Women United of Minnesota (AWUM) is a safe place for anyone dealing with domestic violence.
  • Stillwater Area Foundation
    Works to provide funding in the areas of education, human services, the arts, civic projects, youth, and the environment — as well as fostering the culture of philanthropy.
  • Reach for Resources, Inc.
    A non-profit organization whose mission is to support individuals with disabilities and mental illness to reach their full potential.
  • Crescent Cove
    Crescent Cove offers care and support to children and young adults with a shortened life-expectancy, and their families who love them.
  • Simon Says Give
    Simon Says Give is a kid-founded and kid-operated nonprofit. Their mission is to develop the next generation of leaders to be unstoppable.
  • Pet Project Rescue
    To be the solution to companion animal overpopulation & homelessness from MN to Mexico by offering free spay/neuter clinics for owned and homeless dogs and cats.
  • Meals on Wheels
    Meals on Wheels is able to provide meals to those at high risk during this pandemic, regardless of your ability to pay. Please know if you can pay, you're helping someone else who can't.
  • Prepare + Prosper
    Combining the power of caring volunteers, training, and expert advice to make financial wellness easier.
  • Como Friends
    Como Friends inspires community generosity in support of Como Park Zoo and Conservatory so it thrives for generations to come.
  • Western Wisconsin Women's Business Center
    The Western WI Women's Business Center provides assistance to individuals interested in starting, expanding or improving small businesses. Supporting Barron, Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix and Trempealeau Counties - Wisconsin.
  • Jeremiah Program
    Jeremiah Program is a national organization, with 3 communities in Minnesota. Their mission is to disrupt the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. When a mother invests simultaneously in her personal and professional goals and the education of her children, she can re-author her family’s outcomes and act as a change agent within her community.
  • Brittany's Place | 180 Degrees
    Brittany's place is Minnesota's largest shelter and program for girls who have experienced or are at-risk of sexual exploitation.
  • Granite House
    Brain injury non-profit
    The Granite House provides support and hope to individuals and families who are living with severe and permanent brain injury.
  • Phumulani
    Minnesota African Women Against Violence
    A non-profit organization dedicated to preventing domestic violence and sexual abuse in communities of color.
  • Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund
    Support Groundbreaking Research in the Fight Against Childhood Cancer
    A non-profit organization dedicated to supporting research for treatments for kids with osteosarcoma.
  • Chef Lucas Food
    Supporting families through food
    Hosting a broad range of charitable food truck events to benefit service organizations and serve the needs of families battling pediatric cancer by providing meals at no cost.
  • Children's Minnesota
    Cancer Kids Fund
    Supporting the basic needs of families fighting childhood cancer.
  • Tubman
    Providing safety planning, shelter, legal assistance, mental and chemical health services, support groups and so much more in relation to violence, assault, exploitation, addition or other forms of trauma.
  • Alexandra House
    Working to end domestic and sexual violence.
    The mission of Alexandra House is to empower victims of domestic and sexual violence, and inspire social change, through education, support, and advocacy.
  • HOPE Center
    Healing Outreach Prevention Education, Serving all of Rice County
    The mission of HOPE Center is to create zero tolerance for sexual and domestic violence through healing, outreach, prevention and education. Through innovative programming, we offer direct support to victims of violence in Rice County, collaborative support to other organizations that serve victims, and educational support to the entire community.
  • Lewis House & Outreach Services
    Helping in the moment. Hope for the future.
    Providing emergency housing and assistance to individuals and families escaping from domestic or sexual abuse.
  • Cornerstone
    Rebuilding Lives, Restoring Hope
    Cornerstone’s continuum of service helps to create communities where individuals and families are safe and children thrive. We advocate, educate and lead the way to social change.
  • CADA
    Supporting Survivors & Violence Free Communities
    Provide safety and support to victims of domestic and sexual violence through education, advocacy, and shelter.
  • Turningpoint
    For Victims of Domestic and Sexual Abuse
    Turningpoint's mission is to provide support and resources to achieve freedom from domestic and sexual violence.
  • Standpoint
    Attorneys & advocates against domestic & sexual violence
    Standpoint is a statewide organization whose mission is to promote justice for domestic and sexual violence victims.
  • Coco's Heart Dog Rescue
    Dog Rescue Organization
    Coco's Heart Dog Rescue is a primarily volunteer-driven organization that welcomes dogs to rescue from unfortunate situations and houses them in volunteer foster homes while preparing them for adoption placement.
  • Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Foundation
    Hope Chest is a non-profit organization which supports individuals and families by covering expenses related to treatment such as transportation, expenses, groceries, rent payments, childcare and more.
  • Twin Cities Honor Flight
    Offering free flights to World War II and Korenan Veterans to Washingotn D.C. to see their Monuments.
    In May of 2004, our nation completed the construction of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the sacrifices of the "Greatest Generation." Sadly, because of their age, financial constraints or health concerns many of these veterans may not have an opportunity to see their monument. In the 13 years since our first flight in 2008, Honor Flight Twin Cities has had 22 flights with 3,960 participants and sponsored 170 flyovers.
  • Veterans Campground on Big Marine Lake
    Today the campground is open to all military veterans who are currently serving or have been Honorably Discharged, veteran families, and sponsored guests of the veteran. The campground has a wide variety of recreational activities for the entire family, to include camping (cabins, tents, and RV sites), boating, fishing, tubing, swimming, softball, volleyball, horseshoes, canteen, game room, lending library, and a spacious outdoor pavilions for parties, reunions, gatherings, and picnics.
  • My Very Own Bed
    A bed is a place for a child to sleep, grow, and dream for the future. Help kids in our community get healthy sleep with the gift of a new bed! My Very Own Bed provides new beds and linens to children of families who have recently secured stable housing in the Twin Cities. For families who have experienced homelessness, finding stable housing is an exciting and powerful step. But it’s not the end of the story: Families often struggle to afford furnishings for their new home, including beds for their children.
  • River Valley Riders
    River Valley Riders mission is to create a supportive community where people with special needs connect with horses and experience life-changing benefits. Their equine-assisted services include therapeutic horseback riding, carriage driving and hippotherapy. All of their lessons are open to students in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and western Wisconsin and take place from mid-April through early-November. They are proud to say their services are possible with the help of over 200 caring volunteers who dedicate over 9,500 hours annually! As a team, they work together to enhance the participant’s physical, cognitive and emotional health while building a community of structure and support.
  • EmpowerSurvivors
    Empower Survivors is a survivor-led organization incorporating the peer support model. Empower Survivors aids in reducing the silence and stigma of childhood sexual abuse. They offer individualized mentorship programs, peer-support groups, classes, and conferences. These programs help aid in the survivor recovery process, reduce isolation, provide skills to help manage lives in the community and promote health and wellbeing.
  • West CAP
    West CAP's mission is to take action against poverty by supporting low-income families through social and economic assets.
  • Energy CENTS Coalition
    Energy Cents promotes affordable utility services for low and fixed income individuals.
  • Our Neighbors' Place
    Providing shelter and housing within Pierce and St. Croix County, Wisconsin.
  • Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)
    Ending Veteran Homelessness
    MACV provides services to end Veteran homelessness in Minnesota.
  • Meals On Wheels
    Serving up Smiles
    Provide fresh ad nutritious meals delivered to homes of seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout the Twin Cities.
  • Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
    Improve the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research and education.
  • Hearts 4 Henry
    Raise awareness and money to help with medical and living costs for families that have kids with CHD.
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children
    The National CASA/GAL Association for Children supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for children and youth who have experienced abuse or neglect. We believe that every child should be given the opportunity to thrive in a safe and loving home.
  • Zero Abuse Project
    To protect children from abuse and sexual assault, by engaging people and resources through a trauma-informed approach of education, research, advocacy, and advanced technology.
  • Corner House
    To partner with families, communities, and systems - entrusted with the safety of children, youth and vulnerable adults - to reduce trauma and end abuse. We realize this mission through work in prevention, intervention, and ending abuse in families. We strive to assist families in stabilization and healing.
  • The Outdoor Adventure Foundation Minnesota
    The Minnesota Chapter of the Outdoor Adventure Foundation provides outdoor adventures to children and young adults with life-threatening illnesses, as well as to combat wounded veterans
  • Cast & Hook Fishing
    We are on a mission to connect our first responders and veterans with our passion of fishing as it is a healthy outlet for managing stress. We know there are so many like-minded, wonderful people out there, and are excited to serve you. We look forward to continuing to combat PTSD, One Cast At A Time. Here are some highlights from our fishing trips.
  • Let's Go Fishing
    Let’s Go Fishing has developed its mission over time. Early on we felt that we best served our communities by focusing on the camaraderie of bringing older adults on fishing trips, sharing the fun of the catch. As our organization developed, we came to realize that by reaching out to older adults, veterans and the disabled, we not only were able to bring fun but simply by bringing people to nature we were contributing to their health and well being.