Give back before you give thanks "Thanksgiving was never one of my favorite holidays. It just seemed to revolve only around food: prepping, eating and more eating! I was always looking for an activity to bring back the "thanks" and the "giving." The Walk to End Hunger was the perfect solution. It's a great cause [...]
Community events and drives to benefit Neighbors, Inc. Thank you to all the local organizations, businesses and community partners who are celebrating the season by helping our neighbors in need. Every Child Should Receive a New Book this Holiday Season Campaign through November 15 at the South St. Paul Public Library The South St. Paul Public [...]
Minnesota’s 24-hour online give-a-thon – Give to the Max Day – is almost here! Planning to participate? This year, your gift to Neighbors, Inc. can go even further thanks to a dollar-for-dollar match up to $7,500 provided by a generous anonymous donor. Curious about what your gift means to the community? $35 can provide a [...]
Fall is in the air and we've got apples on the shelf, so we've got some great recipes as a bonus this month. You can find them here!
John Kemp, executive director of Neighbors, Inc., has informed the Board of Directors of his plan to retire. His last day with the organization will be April 15, 2017. “Making the decision to retire was one of the more difficult decisions in my life and, once it was made, it was even more difficult to [...]
Start your holiday off right and join Neighbors for the Walk to End Hunger on Thanksgiving morning at the Mall of America! Since 2008, the Walk has raised more than $1,200,000 to fight hunger in the Twin Cities metro area, where one in five families with children don’t have enough to eat. Think hunger isn’t [...]
Congratulations to all the winners at this year's Great Neighbors' Duck Races on October 1! Prizes may be picked up at Neighbors, Inc. during regular business hours beginning Monday, October 3. FINAL RACE One-year lease on a Jeep Renegade: Jose R. Golf package for two at Inver Wood Golf Course: Vern and Patricia W. Mall [...]
What do you see when you look at this picture? Sure, it’s a shelf with produce, but it goes beyond that. Donated by one of our volunteers, it’s also a favorite stop during each shopping visit. Some days – particularly at this time of year – it may be stocked with fresh from the garden [...]
Grand-prize winner will receive a one-year Jeep lease Quack, quack! The Great Neighbors’ Duck Races are back and this year’s grand prize is one you won’t want to miss – a one-year lease on a Jeep. The fun begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, during South St. Paul’s On The Road Again festival [...]
Find the latest news and information from Neighbors in our quarterly newsletter. The print version also includes our 2015 Annual Report. NOTE: Since the newsletter hit mailboxes a bit later than anticipated, the deadline for the survey ("Tell Us What You Think!") has been extended until September 26. Sorry for the confusion!
Accept the 2016 Food Shelf Challenge from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless and Neighbors, Inc. this July. You can make a difference for hungry families in our community Minnesota summers were made for trips to the cabin, boat rides on the lake and farmers market outings, not food shelf visits. But that’s [...]
Given the possibility of strong storms during the time of our Taps & Apps event this evening (June 22), we have decided to postpone since part of the space is outdoors. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wabasha Brewing Company. We apologize for the change, but hope [...]
Happy hour benefit event moves to new location Beer flights, appetizers, games and a silent auction – all in a great new space to benefit Neighbors, Inc.! Plus, the Potter’s Pasties food truck will be parked outside selling delicious pasties and pies. Join us for a fun-filled evening at Taps & Apps on Wednesday, June [...]
It is with great excitement that I – Delbert the Duck – announce my campaign to bring awareness about some important issues facing our community! For those who don’t know me, I represent Neighbors, Inc., a local non-profit that provides emergency assistance programs to low-income members of northern Dakota County. This includes providing people with [...]
Don’t you love this time of year, when the landscape starts turning green and the flowers are in bloom? Now is also the time when many are starting to plant their gardens with fruits and vegetables to harvest later in the season – including Neighbors! We have four planters on-site that are maintained by a [...]
Check out our spring newsletter here. CORRECTION: On page 6, the "Stamp Out Hunger on May 14" article should indicate that "donations picked up in South St. Paul and West St. Paul will be delivered to Neighbors."
Saturday, May 14, is the Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Each year across the country, mail carriers help their local food shelves by collecting food donations -- and all you have to do to participate is leave a bag or box of food next to your mailbox before your mail is delivered! Your mail carrier will pick [...]
This month, Menu Makers is featuring dried lentils and this item might just be more versatile than you think! From soup to smoothies, these little legumes are high in protein and fiber. Want to give them a try? Check out these recipes.
Participating in the Great Neighbors' Food Fight? Don't forget that Sunday is the last day to get your burgers, and voting is open until April 1 at www.neighborsmn.org/event/great-neighbors-food-fight! Here's the last installment from our guest blogger. Matt, thanks for taking the time to share your Food Fight experiences! For my fifth and final stop on what [...]
Guest blogger Matt recently stopped in to the 5-8 Grill & Tap. Here's what he had to say about his visit: When I saw that the 5-8 Grill & Tap was on the Food Fight list, I anxiously anticipated my visit there for two reasons. First, I knew that the original 5-8 in Minneapolis is [...]