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Super Bagging Event 2024

Annual Cub Foods “Super Bagging Event” What: Join Drake Bank's Scott Swenson and Neighbors, Inc. for the annual Super Bagging Fundraiser to fight local hunger! The Neighbors team along with our mighty volunteers will take over the local Cub Foods Stores in West St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights to bag groceries for tips all [...]

2024-01-19T12:49:52-06:00January 19th, 2024|News|

January Menu Makers Feature: Canned Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas)

Get ready to elevate your January with the star of our Menu Makers feature: Garbanzo Beans! Bursting with flavor and endless possibilities, these beans are the culinary sidekick you didn't know you needed. From hearty salads that will leave you satisfied to creamy hummus that's perfect for dipping. With Garbanzo Beans as your kitchen companion, [...]

2024-01-02T13:03:44-06:00January 2nd, 2024|Food Shelf, Menu Makers, Volunteers|

January Newsletter

Read January's newsletter at Neighbors, Inc and discover how to do more in 2024 and be a force for positive change. A thank you to generous donors who made our Holiday Gift Program a success. The South St. Paul Voice shines the spotlight on Neighbors. A recap of "It's a Wonderful Life" at the Saint [...]

2024-01-02T12:28:32-06:00January 2nd, 2024|Donating, Donors, Events, News|

December Menu Makers Feature: Canned Refried Beans

Warm up your winter with December's featured Menu Makers item: Canned Refried Beans! Packed with flavor and versatility, these beans are a fantastic addition to a variety of meals. From hearty burritos to savory dips, explore the endless possibilities of creating delicious and nutritious dishes with this pantry staple. Make your meals both convenient and [...]

2023-12-01T13:07:16-06:00December 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

December Newsletter

  In December's newsletter, get ready for a festive array of updates and highlights from Neighbors, Inc.! Join us for the enchanting "It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at the prestigious Saint Paul Hotel – an event not to be missed. A recap of the heartwarming moments from Give to the Max Day [...]

2023-12-01T12:55:34-06:00December 1st, 2023|Events, Holiday Programs, News, Volunteering|

November Newsletter

November is here! Get ready to embrace the spirit of giving this season with a lineup of exciting events at Neighbors, Inc. We're kicking off the "giving season" with a Meat Raffle on November 14th, followed by a drive-thru food drive on November 16th, coinciding with Give to the Max Day. It's a wonderful opportunity [...]

2023-11-01T14:21:20-05:00November 1st, 2023|News|

November Menu Makers Feature: Cinnamon Instant Oatmeal

  November brings a unique twist to our Menu Makers recipes as we partner with the local nonprofit, Harvest Pack. This months recipes focus on Harvest Pack's Cinnamon Instant Oatmeal to create delicious, nourishing meals. This partnership not only fills your kitchen with the comforting aroma of cinnamon but also extends the warmth to those [...]

2023-11-01T11:07:46-05:00November 1st, 2023|Menu Makers|

Walk to End Hunger Announcement

Dear Hunger Fighters, With a mix of gratitude and a tinge of sadness, we would like to announce that our beloved Walk to End Hunger will no longer continue this holiday season. Ove the years, your unwavering support, dedication, and generosity have fueled our cause and enabled us to make a meaningful impact in the [...]

2023-10-17T13:49:31-05:00October 16th, 2023|Events|

October Menu Makers: Canned Pumpkin

October's Menu Makers featured item is Canned pumpkin, a versatile and delicious ingredient that can elevate your culinary creations to the next level. From soups to desserts, canned pumpkin can add a unique and delightful dimension to your meals, making every bite a delectable celebration of the season. Get ready to savor the taste of [...]

2023-10-02T10:22:13-05:00October 2nd, 2023|Menu Makers|

October Newsletter

It's October and fall is in the air. We are excited to announce our Great Neighbors Duck Races event, scheduled for the first Saturday of this month. Join us for a day filled with entertainment, community support, and a chance to win tons of great prizes. As we approach the holiday season, we are thrilled [...]

2023-10-02T09:32:05-05:00October 2nd, 2023|News|

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|
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