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

Anne S. Johnson (Chair), M.B.A., Dakota County Technical College
Beth Baumann (Immediate Past Chair), Former Mayor of South St. Paul, Wells Fargo
Dave Wright (Vice-Chair), Newmark
Honora Rodriguez (Secretary), South St. Paul Library
Bob Arnold, HealtheMed
Connie Walker, Retired Community Member
John Bennett,  21st Century Bank
Joshua Williams, Pastor, Restoration Hope Church
Ken Krick, Neighbors Volunteer
Shari Hansen, Heartstone Decluttering
Sandra Lee Perez, Mi Familia Child Care Center
Scott Nugent, Thomson Reuters
Shannon Ahren, Vermillion State Bank
Nicole Rademaker, OST

The Neighbors Board of Directors meets every other month on the third Monday beginning at 5 p.m.


Annual Report 2021-22

2022-2023 Neighbors 990