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February Menu Makers: frozen blueberries

This month, Menu Makers is featuring a product that is not only delicious, but full of health benefits -- frozen blueberries! High in antioxidants and fiber, and low in calories, they are a great addition to both sweet and savory dishes. Plus, the frozen version can be enjoyed year-round! Click here for the recipes, which [...]

2020-11-13T08:50:39-06:00February 2nd, 2018|Food Shelf, News, Volunteers|

Volunteer Spotlight: Gayle C.

Our volunteer spotlights continue, highlighting the many ways volunteers are serving the community and helping our neighbors in need! For more information on how you can get involved, visit www.neighborsmn.org/volunteer. -- Gayle C. is a valued member of one of Neighbors’ most important client-facing teams: the front desk staff. As part of this role, Gayle fields [...]

2020-11-13T08:42:57-06:00December 21st, 2017|News, Volunteering, Volunteers|

December Menu Makers: Meals from the Heart rice dinner and fresh sweet potatoes

This month, Menu Makers is featuring recipes that use Meals from the Heart rice dinners and fresh sweet potatoes. The high-protein, fortified rice dinners can be meals in and of themselves, or serve as the base for hot dishes, soup and stuffing. Fresh sweet potatoes are also delicious on their own, but can also become [...]

2020-11-13T08:39:49-06:00December 14th, 2017|Food Shelf, News, Programs|

Nominations Now Accepted for Neighbors’ Volunteer Recognition Awards!

Do you know a volunteer that lives out Neighbors’ core values of respect, fairness, compassion and empowerment during each shift? Nominate them for one of Neighbors’ Volunteer Recognition Awards! Awarded annually, they recognize individuals and groups who go above and beyond during each shift. Anyone who has given their time to Neighbors in 2017 is [...]

2020-11-13T08:38:31-06:00December 14th, 2017|News, Volunteering, Volunteers|

Volunteer Spotlight: Deb T.

Neighbors, Inc. would not be able to do the work it does without our volunteers. They are the friendly faces that greet our visitors and the helping hands that keep our food shelf and Clothes Closet running smoothly. Throughout the coming weeks and months, we’ll be spotlighting the many ways volunteers are serving the community [...]

2020-11-13T08:33:45-06:00November 21st, 2017|News, Volunteering, Volunteers|

Why Do I Walk to End Hunger?

Amy's family has made the Walk to End Hunger an annual Thanksgiving tradition. They started eight years ago, when her youngest was just barely walking himself. Now it is something the kids look forward to every year. Amy said, "The day after Halloween this year my oldest asked when we were going to do the [...]

2020-11-13T08:32:13-06:00November 20th, 2017|Donating, Events, Food Shelf|

Make your gift go further during Give to the Max!

Planning to participate in Minnesota’s annual day of giving? We hope you’ll consider donating to Neighbors. Not only will you be directly helping to fund our emergency and supportive services programs for residents of northern Dakota County, but your gift will also go further! A very generous anonymous donor has offered a dollar-for-dollar match for [...]

2020-11-13T08:24:21-06:00November 7th, 2017|Donating, Donors, Events|

Shop for Kindness

Start your holiday shopping early with a Shop for Kindness discount card at the Mall of America. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit the Walk to End Hunger general fund (of which Neighbors receives a portion following the Walk), so it's a fun and easy way to help #eliMNatehunger! The discount cards are $40 [...]

2020-11-13T08:18:34-06:00October 13th, 2017|Donating, Events|

Congratulations to the 2017 Duck Races prize winners!

Thank you to everyone who supported Neighbors during the 10th Annual Great Neighbors' Duck Races! A full list of winners* is available below -- please contact Heidi at 651.206.3154 to claim your prize! RACE #1* ESCAPE MSP gift certificate: Carolyn Adams Ruby Tuesday dinner for two: Solveig Bentson Cherry Berry gift card: Ruth Bader RACE [...]

2020-11-13T14:03:52-06:00October 7th, 2017|Events, Events, News|

Neighbors achieves Service Enterprise recertification

Neighbors, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have been recertified by Points of Light as a Service Enterprise! A Service Enterprise is an organization that fundamentally leverages volunteers and their skills throughout their organization to successfully deliver on its social mission. Research conducted by the TCC Group, a national program and evaluation firm, found [...]

2020-11-13T14:02:13-06:00September 19th, 2017|News, Northern Dakota County, Volunteering, Volunteers|

Challenge yourself to end hunger

Accept the 2017 Food Shelf Challenge from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless and Neighbors, Inc. this July. You can make a difference for hungry families in our community. Minnesota summers were made for trips to the cabin, boat rides on the lake, and farmers market outings, not food shelf visits. But that’s the [...]

2020-11-13T13:53:55-06:00July 20th, 2017|Donating, Donors, Events|
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