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15 10, 2019

Interview with Commissioner Joe Atkins

2019-10-15T11:01:01-05:00October 15th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Inver Grove Heights, News, Northern Dakota County|

For Commissioner Joe Atkins, it all started as a result of three poignant moments in June of 1997. The first moment was when he read a news story about a local third grader in need of food during the summer months. The second moment happened as a result of his cousins teasing him about elected [...]

14 10, 2019

Holiday Gift Program 2019

2019-10-14T11:24:31-05:00October 14th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Santa's elves (aka Neighbors volunteers and staff) have been busy preparing for the upcoming holiday season. Neighbors anticipates it will provide more than 700 families with Christmas presents this year thanks to the generosity of our donors, church partners, community members and volunteers. The Holiday Gift Program office officially opens on Monday, October 28th. If [...]

5 10, 2019

2019 Great Neighbors’ Duck Races Prize Winners

2019-10-05T17:35:29-05:00October 5th, 2019|Communities, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

We had a great day filled with fun and lots and lots of ducks during the 12th Annual Great Neighbors' Duck Races on Saturday, October 5th. Thank you to everyone who supported Neighbors, Inc. by adopting a duck. Congratulations to this year's prize winners! Race #1 Angelo’s Pizza gift certificate: Shannon B. The Coop gift [...]

1 10, 2019

October Newsletter

2019-10-01T08:47:33-05:00October 1st, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Catch up on the latest news at Neighbors, Inc. October's newsletter features information about volunteer opportunities, upcoming events, food shelf needs and more. Want to receive this via email? Send us a note at info@neighborsmn.org and we'll sign you up! Click here to read October's newsletter.

30 09, 2019

12th Annual Great Neighbors’ Duck Races on October 5th

2019-09-30T13:58:22-05:00September 30th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Great Neighbors’ Duck Races Back on the Road Again Annual Benefit Event for Neighbors, Inc. Neighbors’ signature benefit event – the Great Neighbors’ Duck Races – will be held on October 5, 2019, during South St. Paul’s On The Road Again community festival. The Duck Races event features a series of rubber duck races throughout [...]

27 09, 2019

October Menu Makers: Canned Mixed Vegetables

2019-09-27T14:01:48-05:00September 27th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Looking to mix things up? Our Menu Makers team has compiled some delicious, nutritious and colorful menu items featuring canned mixed vegetables that are sure to enhance to your next meal. Click here for a complete list of mixed vegetables recipes.

5 09, 2019

September Menu Makers: Corn on the Cob

2019-09-05T09:51:49-05:00September 5th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Corn on the cob makes for some delicious dishes anytime - but especially during the final days of Summer! Our Menu Makers team has compiled some delicious, nutritious and colorful menu items that are sure to add some pizazz to your next meal. Click here for a complete list of corn on the cob recipes.

3 09, 2019

September Newsletter

2019-09-03T09:44:43-05:00September 3rd, 2019|Communities, Donate, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Welcome to Autumn! As Summer winds down and students go back to school, Neighbors continues to be a steady resource for those in our community who need a little extra help. Find out more about what is going on at Neighbors as we head into Fall. https://mailchi.mp/neighborsmn/1cepuymalr    

26 07, 2019

August Menu Makers: Walnuts

2019-07-26T14:43:55-05:00July 26th, 2019|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Looking to add a little crunch to your next dish? We have some delicious recipes using walnuts for you! From main dishes, to side dishes, to dessert - walnuts can be added to every course! Click here for our complete list of walnut recipes.

1 07, 2019

July Newsletter

2019-07-01T14:33:38-05:00July 1st, 2019|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

July's electronic newsletter is full of all sorts of important things happening around Neighbors - including current volunteer needs, news updates and information about a funding match opportunity. To read it, click here. If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please send us a note at: info@neighborsmn.org. Thanks!

1 07, 2019

Happy 102nd Birthday, Virginia!

2019-07-01T11:44:40-05:00July 1st, 2019|Clothes Closet, Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

A very happy birthday to the one and only Virginia (Ginger) Milbert! On June 26th, we celebrated a very special birthday at Neighbors - Virginia, our longest serving volunteer, turned 102 years young. Virginia has been with Neighbors since day one and remembers when it operated out of a small storage closet at a local [...]

25 06, 2019

July Menu Makers: Canned Pork

2019-06-25T15:39:18-05:00June 25th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

What goes together better than Summer and cookouts? (We couldn't think of anything either!) Here are some great recipe ideas featuring protein-packed canned pork for your next picnic, backyard cookout, or family bar-b-que. Canned Pork Recipes

11 06, 2019

Community Partner: NAMI Minnesota

2019-06-11T13:35:02-05:00June 11th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Compartiendo Esperanza: Speaking With Latinos About Mental Health NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is offering services, resources and free classes to the Latino community every Tuesday from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Neighbors, Inc. Lack of information and misconceptions that surround mental health issues prevent many members of the Latino community from getting [...]

4 06, 2019

June News

2019-06-04T08:58:57-05:00June 4th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Check out our June e-newsletter to learn about our Stamp Out Hunger results, Summer Meals Program, volunteer opportunities, new Food Sustainability Summer Intern and more! Click here to read the June newsletter. If you are interested in receiving this newsletter via email, please send us a note at: info@neighborsmn.org.  

3 06, 2019

June Menu Makers: Green Beans

2019-06-03T09:15:10-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Looking for a great recipe to bring to your Summer potluck? Try out one of our delicious green bean recipes. They make great side (or main) dishes! Click here for green bean recipes. Eat well. Do good things!

6 05, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Renee L.

2019-05-06T13:45:28-05:00May 6th, 2019|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Meet Renee - our spotlighted volunteer of the month. Renee has helped out in a variety of programs at Neighbors. Find out what she has to say about her experience below in our Q & A conversation. Q: What brought you to Neighbors? A: A couple of years ago, I was struggling a lot with [...]

1 05, 2019

May Menu Makers: Dried Pinto Beans

2019-05-01T11:22:52-05:00May 1st, 2019|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

From appetizers to desserts, the nutrition-dense pinto bean is a wonderfully versatile ingredient that is sure to become a staple of your cooking. Click here to check out six delicious (and simple!) pinto bean recipes.

26 04, 2019

Thank You Volunteers!

2019-04-26T08:33:08-05:00April 26th, 2019|Clothes Closet, Come As You Are (CAYA), Communities, Donate, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors, Inc. held its 47th Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon in April at Augustana Lutheran Church in West St. Paul. This year's theme was "All-Stars" to recognize the all-star contributions of all of the dedicated volunteers who have given their time and talent to Neighbors over the past year. The following volunteers were recognized [...]

12 04, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Steve C.

2019-04-12T15:08:10-05:00April 12th, 2019|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

After retiring, Steve wanted to do something with his time to help others in his community. “You should find something to do when you’re retired and it was important to me to help out in the place I live,” he says. Volunteering at Neighbors was the perfect fit! Since the beginning of the year, Steve [...]

3 04, 2019

MN FoodShare Highlight: Menards

2019-04-03T16:00:45-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Food Shelf, Mendota Heights, West Saint Paul|

Every weekend during March, Clarice, a cashier at Menards, puts together a display of food items (including complete meal suggestions for under $2) at her register to sell to customers so they have an easy way to donate to Neighbors, Inc. during Minnesota FoodShare. The donation bins are located at the end of the register [...]

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