About Us

Providing neighborly assistance since 1972

Neighbors, Inc is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization located in South St. Paul MN, providing emergency assistance and supportive assistance programs to low-income community members in the northern Dakota County communities of Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Mendota, Sunfish Lake and Lilydale. Tax ID # 41-1360294.


Transformed communities where all are nourished.


Providing opportunities for our neighbors to thrive by connecting volunteers to people in need.

Core Values: Inclusion & Respect

Neighbors, Inc. does not discriminate against anyone for any reason. It is of utmost importance that each person, client, volunteer, donor and employee that encounters Neighbors is treated with respect and served without judgement. Each person has their own opinions, beliefs, way of life, and manner of being. We do not interject, advise, or impose one opinion over another. We all share a responsibility to be shining examples of justice, respect, and compassion as the norm.

Board of Directors

Beth Baumann (Chair), Former Mayor of South St. Paul, Wells Fargo
Scott Nugent (Immediate Past Chair), Thomson Reuters
Bill Flatley (Treasurer), Open Systems Technology and South St. Paul City Council
Anne S. Johnson (Vice Chair), M.B.A., Dakota County Technical College
John Bennett,  21st Century Bank
Holly Brannan, Student and former South St. Paul Kaposia Days Ambassador
RJ Cetnarowski, Vermillion Bank
Gloria Contreras Edin, Contreras & Metalska, PA
Shari Hansen, Heartstone Decluttering
Gwendolyn Labovitch, Ecolab
Sandra Lee Perez, Mi Familia Child Care Center
Jaime Witte, McCracken Management Consulting

The Neighbors Board of Directors meets every other month on the second Monday beginning 5 p.m.
Meetings are held at Neighbors, Inc.


Neighbors Annual Report

Neighbors 990 Report

Neighbors Recent Audit