/Volunteers
7 11, 2017

Make your gift go further during Give to the Max!

2017-11-07T13:10:06+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Planning to participate in Minnesota’s annual day of giving? We hope you’ll consider donating to Neighbors. Not only will you be directly helping to fund our emergency and supportive services programs for residents of northern Dakota County, but your gift will also go further! A very generous anonymous donor has offered a dollar-for-dollar match for [...]

30 10, 2017

Help #eliMNatehunger on November 23

2017-10-30T14:46:43+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Give back before you give thanks during the 10th annual Walk to End Hunger! At Neighbors, we serve an average of 500 families each month in the food shelf – all from northern Dakota County – and we’re currently serving more this year than we did in 2016. Will you join us as we partner [...]

19 09, 2017

Neighbors achieves Service Enterprise recertification

2017-09-19T16:22:53+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have been recertified by Points of Light as a Service Enterprise! A Service Enterprise is an organization that fundamentally leverages volunteers and their skills throughout their organization to successfully deliver on its social mission. Research conducted by the TCC Group, a national program and evaluation firm, found [...]

13 06, 2017

Join us for Taps & Apps!

2017-06-15T09:48:08+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Things to do in the Neighborhood, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Join us again for a fun-filled evening of beer, appetizers, lawn games and a silent auction on July 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wabasha Brewing Company! Admission includes two tasty glasses of brew from Wabasha's tap selection, as well as delicious appetizers from the Neighbors 2017 Food Fight Champion - Cherokee Tavern. New [...]

14 04, 2017

A big ‘THANK YOU’

2017-05-11T11:19:07+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Once again, we are humbled by the support we received from the community during the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. This year, we collected a combined total of 324,859 pounds/dollars to help feed our neighbors in need. To everyone who donated, volunteered and helped spread the word, thank you! We are so grateful.

24 03, 2017

Congratulations, Virginia!

2017-03-24T08:01:03+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

We are thrilled to share that Virginia Milbert will be receiving the 2017 Service to Others – Humanitarian Recognition (SOHR) from the South St. Paul/Inver Grove Heights Rotary Club! Virginia was part of the group that led the effort to organize what would become Neighbors, Inc. in the early 1970’s, and she continues to volunteer [...]

3 03, 2017

2017 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: B-52 Burgers and Brew

2017-03-03T08:56:56+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

As you get ready to read Griffin's latest stop, don't forget -- punch cards are available at the Neighbors office or by clicking here! -- The day was Sunday, the mission: chicken. After recruiting a couple of friends to partake in the adventure, I hopped into my Chevy and fired down Highway 52 with aplomb. [...]

1 03, 2017

It’s time for the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign!

2017-03-10T10:22:48+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is here! This annual food and fund drive helps us stock the shelves for the busy summer months ahead, plus the amount we raise plays a role in how much FoodShare funding we receive later in the year – so a donation now goes even further. This year, we’re hoping [...]

1 03, 2017

March Menu Makers: Peanut Butter

2017-03-01T08:46:51+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This month’s Menu Makers recipes are a real treat! We’ve taken a classic favorite, peanut butter, and asked it to do some incredible things. With everything from a gooey Grilled PB & J Sandwich to a savory Peanut Broccoli Salad, we think you’re going to like these.

23 02, 2017

Nominate a volunteer for a Neighbor Indeed Award

2017-02-23T11:03:46+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Each year, Neighbors recognizes outstanding volunteers who exemplify the organization's core values -- respect, empowerment, compassion and fairness. Anyone who has given their time to Neighbors as a volunteer is eligible, and awards are distributed in the following categories: Respect Fairness Empowerment Compassion Core Values Champion Outstanding Youth Volunteer Program of the Year If you'd like [...]

21 02, 2017

Neighbors announces new executive director

2017-02-21T10:21:29+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Neighbors Staff, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors, Inc. is pleased to announce that Charles D. Thompson will be the organization’s next executive director. Charlie will join Neighbors in March, working with current executive director John Kemp until his retirement on April 15. “We are thrilled that Charlie will be joining Neighbors as its new executive director,” says Brian Counihan, chair of [...]

14 02, 2017

Get ready for the March Campaign!

2017-02-14T11:46:17+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, Resources for Low Income, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

March is just around the corner, which means it's time for the annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign! This campaign not only helps us have enough food for the busy summer months ahead, but food shelves from across the state will be vying for funding that is distributed later in the year. Last year, we raised [...]

1 02, 2017

February Menu Makers: pitted dates

2017-02-01T11:14:30+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

February’s Menu Makers recipes all feature one of nature’s sweetest and healthiest superfoods: pitted dates. From Applesauce Date Muffins to Chocolate Chip Date Cookies, this fiber-rich fruit yields some pretty amazing treats! Check them out.

3 01, 2017

January Menu Makers: instant mashed potatoes

2017-01-03T10:40:25+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This month's Menu Makers puts a creative twist on an easy, versatile product: instant mashed potatoes. We've thrown in old favorites like Shepherd's Pie and Loaded Mashed Potatoes, and new recipes we think you'll love like Moist Potato Chocolate Cake! Take a look here. sample  

9 12, 2016

Volunteer opportunity: donation pick-up

2016-12-09T10:08:16+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Looking for a way to help your neighbors in need? Neighbors, Inc. is looking for volunteers to help pick-up food donations from some of our grocery partners. Shifts are about an hour long and include loading food at the store, driving it to Neighbors and unloading it upon arrival. Open shifts include: Mondays and/or Wednesdays [...]

14 11, 2016

Why We’re Walking on Thanksgiving Morning

2016-11-14T10:49:13+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

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 [...]

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