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2 06, 2021

June Newsletter

2021-06-02T08:44:37-05:00June 2nd, 2021|News|

  Explore the latest happenings at Neighbors - including a new refrigerated cargo van, participation in a statewide legal assistance program and a special tribute to legacy volunteer Virginia Milbert just before her 104th birthday. Click here to read the full newsletter.

28 05, 2021

June Menu Makers: Mayonnaise

2021-05-28T15:34:03-05:00May 28th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

This month's collection of recipes have one important condiment in common: mayonnaise (also referred to as 'mayo'). Mayonnaise is an ingredient that can be used in almost anything as you can tell by our recipes which range from delicious appetizers and side dishes to tasty entrees and rich desserts. Mayonnaise is the so-called glue that [...]

20 05, 2021

Legal Kiosk

2021-05-20T15:10:57-05:00May 20th, 2021|News, Programs|

Neighbors Offers Legal Kiosk Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many components of our legal system were moved online, creating a digital divide that has disproportionately impacted communities across Minnesota. Access to receiving legal assistance has become limited for individuals with barriers to transportation and technology. To help address this issue, the Minnesota Legal Services Coalition [...]

4 05, 2021

May Newsletter

2021-05-04T09:54:01-05:00May 4th, 2021|News, Volunteers|

Catch up on the latest happenings at Neighbors, Inc. in our May newsletter. Includes information about a storewide Spring Sale in our Clothes Closet Thrift Store, results of our Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign and more! Click here to read full newsletter. 

30 04, 2021

May Menu Makers: Ground Beef

2021-04-30T08:31:08-05:00April 30th, 2021|Food Shelf|

  In addition to a variety of shelf-stable products, eggs, dairy products and frozen meat are distributed to each family who visits the food shelf at Neighbors. This month, our team of Menu Makers volunteers have come up with some delicious recipes using one of the commonly distributed frozen meat items: beef. These recipes feature [...]

13 04, 2021

Clothes Closet Focuses on Essential Items

2021-04-13T08:28:14-05:00April 13th, 2021|Clothes Closet, News|

Find Essential Items at Affordable Prices And Support Neighbors at the Same Time! After taking its second pause during the COVID pandemic, the Clothes Closet Thrift Store re-opened for in-person shopping on Wednesday, March 17 and began accepting donations on April 7. During the latest temporary closure, the store layout was updated a second time [...]

9 04, 2021

Pre-Packed Donation Bags

2021-04-09T15:36:49-05:00April 9th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

Grocery Store Partners Offer Convenient Way to Donate to Neighbors, Inc. Several of our grocery store partners sell pre-packaged donation bags to help the Neighbors food shelf. Bags typically cost between $5 - $15, depending on the items inside. Neighbors works with the grocery store partners to change the contents of the bags, depending on [...]

8 04, 2021

April Newsletter

2021-04-08T09:36:03-05:00April 8th, 2021|News|

Planning a garden? Consider donating some fresh produce to Neighbors this season! Read all about setting up a giving garden as well as updates on the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign and more in this month's newsletter. Click here to read the full April newsletter.

29 03, 2021

April Menu Makers: Cinnamon Crunch Cereal

2021-03-29T09:26:46-05:00March 29th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

  Cereal - it's not just for breakfast anymore! Check out these creative and delicious recipes our Menu Makers team has come up with for cinnamon crunch cereal. They're sweet! Click here for cinnamon crunch cereal recipes. Menu Makers is a recipe-sharing program developed by Neighbors’ food shelf volunteers. It features a different [...]

26 03, 2021

Mayor on the Roof Fundraiser

2021-03-26T11:13:54-05:00March 26th, 2021|Donating, South Saint Paul|

Help Keep Jimmy on the Roof to Feed Our Neighbors in Need South St. Paul Mayor Jimmy Francis will be on the roof at Neighbors for a good cause and you can help keep him there! His daily goal is to raise 5,000 dollars / pounds of food for South St. Paul’s annual Minnesota FoodShare [...]

8 03, 2021

Donation Drives During Challenging Times

2021-03-08T09:27:09-06:00March 8th, 2021|Donating, Food Shelf, News|

Local Church Gets Creative to Keep their Annual March Campaign Safe While Still Supporting Neighbors Despite worshiping apart from each other this year, Luther Memorial Church in South St. Paul wanted to find a safe way to unite its members during their annual Minnesota FoodShare fundraiser because they are passionate about caring for their neighbors. [...]

2 03, 2021

March Newsletter

2021-03-02T08:22:36-06:00March 2nd, 2021|News|

Learn all about Minnesota FoodShare's March Campaign, read about our new Alumni program for retired volunteers, find out when you can shop in the Clothes Closet Thrift Store and discover new recipes for canned tuna thanks to our team of Menu Makers volunteers. Click here to read the March newsletter.

19 02, 2021

March Menu Makers: Tuna

2021-02-19T13:48:28-06:00February 19th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

Tuna is a great source of protein that can be added to lots of simple and affordable meals. Canned tuna is shelf-stable and easy to store. It is one of the staples that can be found in our food shelf. Click here to check out the delicious list of tuna recipes from our Menu Makers [...]

16 02, 2021

Minnesota FoodShare Helps Fill Our Shelves

2021-02-16T12:07:14-06:00February 16th, 2021|Events, Food Shelf, News|

Annual March Donation Drive Helps Stock the Shelves MN FoodShare March Campaign Benefits Neighbors, Inc. Donations during the month of March are critical to keep the shelves stocked at the Neighbors, Inc. food shelf. This past year, Neighbors served more than 6,500 households/families in our food shelf and distributed nearly 900,000 lbs. of food. We [...]

11 02, 2021

Reverse Lenten Calendar

2021-02-11T11:39:52-06:00February 11th, 2021|Donating, Food Shelf|

Instead of giving something up during Lent, please consider giving something away each day. A few years ago, Neighbors supporter Lisa Simplot participated in a “reverse calendar” donation drive. She shares her story with us as well as some tips for others who are interested in doing a similar drive for the upcoming season of [...]

2 02, 2021

Food Delivery Program

2021-02-02T08:54:06-06:00February 2nd, 2021|Food Shelf, Northern Dakota County|

Food Delivery for the Homebound By Tim Spitzack, Editor, South St. Paul Voice Homebound seniors and others can get food delivered directly to their home through a new service offered by Neighbors, Inc., which runs the food shelf for residents in Northern Dakota County. While the program began in response to COVID-19, it has now [...]

1 02, 2021

February Newsletter

2021-02-01T10:41:35-06:00February 1st, 2021|News|

February is the month of love and we LOVE to see our volunteers returning to serve their neighbors in need at Neighbors, Inc. Find out what else is going on at Neighbors during the month of February in our latest newsletter. Click here to read the full February newsletter.

18 01, 2021

February Menu Makers: Raisins

2021-01-18T13:48:53-06:00January 18th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

Our Menu Maker's volunteer team has come up with some *super* recipes using another food shelf staple: raisins. Raisins are high in antioxidants and fiber and low in both fat and cholesterol. They're the perfect ingredient enhancement to many delicious recipes. Try one of these while you are watching the big game in February! Click [...]

6 01, 2021

January Newsletter

2021-01-06T11:39:27-06:00January 6th, 2021|News|

Catch up on the latest news for the new year! January's newsletter includes information about new at-home volunteer opportunities and a link to watch our brand new video. Click here to read the full newsletter.

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