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September Newsletter

Get ready for some exciting events this September by checking out our latest newsletter! As autumn approaches, mark your calendar for some truly fantastic community events, including the IGH Days Parade, Sip & Spell Adult Spelling Bee, and The Great Neighbors Duck Races. In addition, September is Hunger Action Month, a time to increase awareness [...]

2023-09-01T10:42:22-05:00September 1st, 2023|News|

September Menu Makers: Peanut Butter

September's Menu Makers featured item is Peanut butter. This is no longer just a sandwich staple; it's a culinary powerhouse that can transform both sweet and savory dishes. Whether you're adding a dollop to your morning smoothie, drizzling it over a savory stir-fry, or using it as a base for a decadent dessert, the possibilities [...]

2023-09-01T08:59:23-05:00September 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

August Newsletter

Can you believe it's already August? Our newsletter for this month has some exciting updates, including an invitation to a meet & greet open house with Dawn, a big thank you to all who helped us reach our goal for the "Open Your Heart Challenge," a request for summer food donations, a spotlight on our [...]

2023-08-01T11:30:31-05:00August 1st, 2023|Communities, Job Posting, News|

August Menu Makers Feature: Canned Green Beans

August’s recipes feature Canned Green Beans. Get ready to discover the infinite possibilities of canned green beans! Don't let canned beans be underestimated - they can be the star of your meals with a dash of creativity and a pinch of flavor. These recipes are not just delicious but also an excellent way to incorporate [...]

2023-08-01T11:16:10-05:00August 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

July Newsletter

Check out the exciting newsletter for the month of July! Explore a message from our latest Executive Director, Dawn Wambeke, along with a community event hosted by the Women of West St. Paul. Engage in an interactive Financial Empowerment activity, and read our new blog post highlighting the benefits of food rescue. Also, don't miss [...]

2023-06-30T14:40:49-05:00June 30th, 2023|News|

Rise to the Challenge!

Have you noticed your grocery bill going up in the last year?  You are not alone.  In the last 12 months, our Hunger Program has provided 900,000 pounds of food to over 60,000 individuals.  That is 130,000 pounds more than we provided the previous year!  We have seen many new faces who have been hit [...]

2023-06-28T14:23:51-05:00June 30th, 2023|Donating, News|

July Menu Makers Feature: Canned Hominy

July's recipes feature Canned Hominy. Derived from dried maize kernels, this traditional ingredient is soaked and cooked until tender, resulting in soft, chewy kernels with a delightfully mild, slightly nutty flavor. Its versatility makes it an excellent addition to a wide range of recipes, from comforting soups to vibrant salads and everything in between. Click [...]

2023-06-29T09:31:05-05:00June 30th, 2023|Menu Makers|

Benefits of Food Rescue

Combating Food Waste and Improving Community Health By Cody Semo, Marketing & Community Events Coordinator at Neighbors, Inc. What is Food Waste? Food can be wasted in a variety of ways: it spoils or is thrown out, foods that could be recycled or donated are not, or efforts are not made [...]

2023-06-30T14:42:58-05:00June 30th, 2023|News|

June Newsletter

June’s Newsletter is pleased to announce the new Executive Director of Neighbors, receiving the Meets Standards® Seal from Charities Review Council, the Volunteer Alumni Program, an ask for summer produce, a list of upcoming summer events, a valuable Clothes Closet story, and our current business hours. Click here to read the full article.

2023-06-01T15:52:15-05:00June 1st, 2023|News|

New Executive Director Announced

The Neighbors, Inc. Board of Directors has announced Dawn Wambeke as its next Executive Director. Dawn will officially join Neighbors on Monday, June 12. “Dawn’s enthusiasm about our mission and her experience developing and implementing strategic plans gave the search committee confidence that she was the right person to lead Neighbors,” said Beth Baumann, Neighbors’ [...]

2023-06-01T14:30:06-05:00June 1st, 2023|News|

June Menu Makers Feature Spaghetti Noodles

This months recipes feature a pantry staple: Spaghetti Noodles. From classic Italian recipes to creative fusion creations, spaghetti noodles offer endless culinary possibilities. Whether you're craving a comforting bowl of spaghetti and meatballs, or a hearty spaghetti carbonara, these noodles serve as the perfect base for flavorful sauces and toppings. Click here for recipes in [...]

2023-06-01T09:50:41-05:00June 1st, 2023|News|

Neighbors Seeks Board Members

Neighbors is seeking community volunteers to join their Board of Directors to help steward the legacy of Neighbors and who are dedicated to providing opportunities for our neighbors to thrive. About Neighbors' Board of Directors The board provides governance and leadership support to the organization’s mission, vision and values in accordance with the strategic goals. [...]

2023-05-08T14:50:09-05:00May 8th, 2023|News|

How Company Matches Can Make Your Donation Go Further

Make a Bigger Impact We all want to make the biggest possible impact with our investments. It is the same with charitable giving. Here are some giving tips for those who are still active in the workplace:  Payroll giving. America’s Charities says that “Workplace giving is one of the most cost-effective and safe ways to [...]

2023-05-05T15:43:53-05:00May 5th, 2023|Donating|

May Newsletter

May’s Newsletter recaps Minnesota FoodShare, Promoting the Health of the Public Achievement Awarded to Susan Schroeder, a list of upcoming events, and a staff highlight. Click here to read the full newsletter.

2023-05-01T16:27:14-05:00May 1st, 2023|News|

May Menu Makers Feature: Raisins

Check out this months raisin-inspired recipes from The Menu Makers. From sweet Old Fashioned Raisin Cake to a savory Rice with Raisins and Apples. Raisins can add a flavorful touch to a wide range of recipes. Give them a try in your next culinary creation. Click here to read the recipes in English Click here [...]

2023-05-04T13:48:32-05:00May 1st, 2023|News|

How do I buy a house?

Jenny Sanford, AFC® When you’re ready to buy a house understanding the process and surrounding yourself with a supportive team can make all the difference. The process takes time and having the right people on your team. Neighbors Financial Empowerment is here to help as you take steps forward.  Getting Started – Knowledge is power! [...]

2023-04-20T11:34:52-05:00April 20th, 2023|Financial Empowerment|

April Newsletter

April’s Newsletter spotlights the need for support for Minnesota FoodShare, the job description for Neighbors’ new Executive Director position, National Volunteer Week (April 16-22), how you can show support with a Neighbors Yard Sign, and a new section highlighting Neighbors staff & volunteers. Click here to read the full newsletter.

2023-04-03T09:09:07-05:00April 3rd, 2023|News|

April Menu Makers Feature: Fresh Potatoes

The Menu Makers are back with April's recipes featuring Fresh Potatoes. From savory roasted hasselbacks to tart lemon sweet potato pie. These are sure to please everyone at the table. Click here to read to read the recipes in English Click here to read the recipes in Spanish Sweet Potato Bread Hasselback Potatoes Sweet Potato [...]

2023-04-03T09:10:48-05:00April 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

Neighbors Seeks New Executive Director

Neighbors' Board of Directors, along with Mighty Consulting, is searching for the next Executive Director of Neighbors, Inc. Neighbors is looking for candidates who will lead and inspire the staff, volunteers, Board and community to advance the mission of providing opportunities for our neighbors to thrive. Click here for the full Neighbors Inc Executive Director [...]

2023-03-30T07:14:38-05:00March 30th, 2023|Job Posting|
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