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 [...]
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.
There are a variety of delicious ways you can incorporate spaghetti noodles into your meals. With both vegetarian and protein-packed options, these recipes will fit into many different diets. Click here for a complete list of Menu Makers' featured spaghetti recipes. Menu Makers is a recipe-sharing program developed by Neighbors’ food shelf volunteers. [...]
A long-time supporter of Neighbors, Inc., a West St. Paul resident is putting her artistic talent to work for a good cause. In the Spring, Nancy Shepherd started re-purposing empty glass bottles with beautifully painted artwork on them for her friends, family and network in exchange for a donation to Neighbors. “Sometimes I stay up [...]
Read all about our custom app for the Holiday Gift Program, opportunities to support Neighbors during the holiday season, updates about volunteering, the Clothes Closet Thrift Store and more! Click here to read the full December newsletter.
Dried pinto beans are a versatile, affordable and healthy option to include in your next recipe. Whether it is a salad, main course or dessert, pinto beans can really help amp it up! Plus, dried pinto beans are easy to store and are easy to prepare. Dried pinto beans are a surprise secret ingredient in [...]
The annual Walk to End Hunger on Thanksgiving morning will be held virtually in 2020, which means participants and walkers can join us from anywhere! The online program will kick-off at 10am with a half an hour of entertainment - including cooking and recipe segments (including our own Menu Makers program), prizes and music - [...]
Bonus Menu Maker Recipes for Thanksgiving These recipes are being featured on the 2020 Virtual Walk to End Hunger program on Thanksgiving morning. Although we've already shared our Menu Makers recipes and featured product (applesauce) for November, here are list of some classic Menu Makers holiday-themed recipes you might want to check out for [...]
Read all about this year's Holiday Gift Program, food drives, Give to the Max Day, food shelf needs, Clothes Closet Thrift Store updates and more in this month's e-newsletter. Click here to read full newsletter.
November Recipes Feature Canned Applesauce Another Fall Harvest favorite is apples - and applesauce! This month, our team of volunteers have put together some delicious and nutritious recipes featuring canned applesauce. Canned applesauce adds a wonderful texture and flavor that creates a twist on some classic recipes. (Note: Applesauce can even be substituted as a [...]
Making Holiday Wishes Come True The Holiday Gift Program at Neighbors makes wishes come true for children and seniors experiencing need in our community. Each year generous donors and dedicated volunteers come together to make the season brighter for our neighbors that need it most. Please consider lending your support to this heartwarming program by [...]
2020 Great Neighbors' Duck Pond Prize Winners Thank you to everyone who participated and supported Neighbors, Inc. Here is a list of this year's prize winners: $10 Target gift card: Thomas R. $10 Angelo's Pizza gift card & t-shirt: Martin S. $10 Angelo's Pizza gift card & t-shirt: Norbert Q. $20 gift card to The [...]
This month's newsletter features information about helping out with the Neighbors Holiday Gift Program, details about upcoming events and updated shopping and donation hours for the Clothes Closet Thrift Store. To read the full newsletter, click here.
The Neighbors Ducks Are Still Afloat in 2020 Neighbors’ signature benefit event – the Great Neighbors’ Duck Races – will be altered this year to accommodate safety precautions due to COVID-19. Instead of racing rubber ducks, the ducks will be placed into a pond and plucked out for a chance to win prizes for their [...]
October's Menu Makers Program Features Canned Corn It's Fall harvest time - which makes us think of apples and pumpkins and corn. Our volunteer team of recipe experts has put together a collection of wonderful recipes made with canned corn (one of our food shelf staples) to share. Click here for a complete list of [...]
Read about the latest donation needs in the food shelf, current volunteer opportunities, event updates and more in our September e-newsletter. Click here to read more.
September's Featured Menu Makers Product: Canned Apricots After taking a brief pause, our Menu Makers recipe-sharing program is back and we can't wait to share more delicious, nutritious and affordable menu options with you. Originally started (and continuously managed) by a dedicated group of volunteers, Menu Makers provides new and healthy recipes for items found [...]
Find out about the latest updates at Neighbors, Inc. - including when our Clothes Closet Thrift Store is re-opening, information about volunteer activities you can do at home and an update on our annual Duck Races event. Click here to read the August newsletter.
Community Donates Fresh Produce to Food Shelf at Neighbors Did you know that each growing season many families, businesses, schools, churches and other garden enthusiasts donate some (or all) of their fresh produce to the food shelf at Neighbors? Shoppers in our food shelf benefit from this delicious (and nutritious) generosity. If you have extra [...]
Catch up on the latest about our new organics recycling initiative, updates from the Clothes Closet Thrift Store, information about service opportunities and more! Click here to read the full newsletter.