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.

Board of Directors

Gloria Contreras Edin (Chair), Owner and Managing Attorney, Contreras Edin & Associates, PLLC
Juliette Francis (Immediate Past Chair), Vice President, Human Resources, Science Museum of Minnesota
Scott Nugent (Vice Chair), System Analyst, Thomson Reuters
Dave Paton, Senior VP Financial Consultant, Oak Ridge Financial
Holly Ekwochi, Student
Katie Estes, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
Stacia Hamilton, Program Trainer Specialist and Intake Team Lead, Dakota County Social Services
Gwendolyn Labovitch, Customer Service Representative, Ecolab
Sandra Lee Perez, Owner, Mi Familia Child Care Center
Jaime Witte, SAP Program Director, Patterson Companies
Leesa Soderlind, Pastor, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

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

Click here for a copy of our annual report.