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15 05, 2020

A Message Regarding the Neighbors’ Clothes Closet Thrift Store

2020-08-03T08:44:14-05:00May 15th, 2020|Clothes Closet, Donating, Fashion, From Our CEO|

A Message from Neighbors’ President and CEO Regarding the Neighbors’ Clothes Closet Thrift Store: On May 13, Governor Walz announced that retail stores can reopen on May 18 provided a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan is in place.  I am grateful for the Governor’s guidance on how we are able to open the Clothes Closet Thrift Store [...]

1 05, 2020

May Newsletter

2020-08-03T09:31:34-05:00May 1st, 2020|Donors, News, Volunteers|

Read the latest news about the operations at Neighbors, Inc., an update for our volunteers, information on food donations, Minnesota FoodShare progress and more in this month's e-newsletter. Click here to read more.

31 03, 2020

April Newsletter

2020-08-03T09:31:13-05:00March 31st, 2020|News, Programs, Volunteers|

Read all about the latest updates to Neighbors operations during the COVID-19 crisis, our progress with Minnesota FoodShare's March Campaign and a special message to our amazing volunteers in this month's newsletter. Click here to read full story.

30 03, 2020

Still Open and Serving our Neighbors in Need

2020-08-03T08:46:29-05:00March 30th, 2020|Donors, From Our CEO, News, Programs, Volunteers|

Dear Friends of Neighbors, In 1972, six churches came together to confront a community crisis and formed Neighbors, Inc. We have been serving our community ever since. Today, the crisis is different but Neighbors is still here to help. COVID-19 has caused us to temporarily modify our operations. We have had to adjust due to [...]

11 03, 2020

Food Fight Feature: Kaposia Club

2020-08-03T08:46:55-05:00March 11th, 2020|Events, Events, South Saint Paul|

Our friends from the TC Burger Club are back to review another round of burgers for the Great Neighbors' Food Fight competition and fundraiser. They sampled the remaining four burgers in this year's competition and are happy to share their thoughts with you. Here is what they had to say about their experience at South [...]

9 03, 2020

MN FoodShare Spotlight: Sweetness and Spice of Life

2020-08-03T08:48:05-05:00March 9th, 2020|Donors, Inver Grove Heights, Volunteers|

During the annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, many of our church partners support Neighbors by organizing food and fund drives. We recently spoke with a representative from one of our long-standing church partners, Bethesda Lutheran Church in Inver Grove Heights, about their unique food and fund drive theme this year.  Question: How did you choose [...]

4 03, 2020

Food Fight Feature: Cherokee Tavern

2020-08-03T08:49:04-05:00March 4th, 2020|Events, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Our friends from the TC Burger Club are back to review another round of burgers for the Great Neighbors' Food Fight competition and fundraiser. They sampled the remaining four burgers in this year's competition and are happy to share their thoughts with you. Here is what they had to say about their experience at Cherokee [...]

2 03, 2020

March Newsletter

2020-08-03T08:49:28-05:00March 2nd, 2020|Donors, Events|

Stay connected with what's happening this month at Neighbors - including news about our Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, volunteer committee opportunities and more - like how you can get a free Tonic Sol-fa CD. Click here to read the full newsletter. Tonic Sol-fa Benefit Concert on April 1st   Neighbors News is a [...]

28 02, 2020

Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

2020-08-03T08:50:00-05:00February 28th, 2020|Donating, Donors, Events, Food Shelf, Volunteers|

Annual March Food & Fundraising Drive Helps Stock the Shelves at Neighbors Donations of food and funds during the month of March are critical to keep the shelves stocked at the Neighbors, Inc. food shelf. “Food shelf donations are investments in the health and well-being of our community. Your generous donations create opportunities for our [...]

24 02, 2020

Giving With Heart

2020-08-03T08:50:58-05:00February 24th, 2020|Donating, Neighbors Staff, Volunteers|

An interview with Gloria Contreras Edin, Chair of the Neighbors Board of Directors. How did you become involved with Neighbors? In 2016, I was invited to be on the board of directors by a friend from Rotary. When asked, I immediately jumped at the invitation, as I considered it an honor to be able to [...]

11 02, 2020

Food Fight Feature: Mississippi Pub

2020-08-03T08:56:26-05:00February 11th, 2020|Events, Inver Grove Heights|

Recently, a small group of burger lovers from the TC Burger Club went on an adventure in Inver Grove Heights to try four of the eight participating Great Neighbors' Food Fight restaurant burger offerings. Here is what they had to say about their first stop: Pork & Pineapple Burger Char-grilled burger layered with Swiss cheese, [...]

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