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8 01, 2020

January News

2020-01-08T11:37:41-06:00January 8th, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Check out all the latest happenings in the new year at Neighbors, Inc! Read about our recent successes, learn about volunteer opportunities and more in the January e--newsletter. To read full newsletter, please click here.

30 12, 2019

January Menu Makers: Brown Rice

2019-12-30T09:00:46-06:00December 30th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

The first Menu Makers of the year is here, and it features a classic staple of brown rice! These recipes are delicious and nutritious, and can be found here.

4 12, 2019

Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: The Saint Paul Hotel

2019-12-04T08:47:28-06:00December 4th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Members of The Saint Paul Hotel’s Executive Committee have been buying gifts for children in need through the Neighbors Holiday Gift Program for over ten years. We recently sat down with Megan Voelke, Executive Assistant, and Leslie Ingiald, Director of Sales, to talk more about this meaningful tradition.  “It gets you into the holiday spirit. [...]

3 12, 2019

December Newsletter

2019-12-03T09:28:34-06:00December 3rd, 2019|Clothes Closet, Come As You Are (CAYA), Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, request-services, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Catch up on the latest news at Neighbors, Inc. December'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 December's newsletter.

2 12, 2019

December Menu Makers: Canned Fruit Cocktail

2019-12-02T08:43:32-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Communities, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Just in time for the holidays, our Menu Makers team has brought in a whole new delicious batch of recipes using canned fruit cocktail! Click here for a complete list of fruit cocktail recipes.

13 11, 2019

Announcing Neighbors Express

2019-11-13T09:49:35-06:00November 13th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors Express Offers Daily Food Support Neighbors Express, a new food distribution program at Neighbors, Inc., has been established as a way to help fill the gap for families experiencing food insecurity in our community. In addition to monthly food shelf visits, individuals and families are able to access the resources provided at Neighbors Express [...]

5 11, 2019

Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: Augustana Lutheran

2019-11-05T09:36:05-06:00November 5th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Each year, Augustana Lutheran Church participates in the Neighbors, Inc. Holiday Gift Program by connecting congregational members (as adopters) with families and seniors in need through the Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Senior programs. I recently sat down with Cathy Hendrikson, staff member at Augustana, to find out how they have made this program such a successful ministry [...]

4 11, 2019

November Newsletter

2019-11-04T10:08:55-06:00November 4th, 2019|Clothes Closet, Come As You Are (CAYA), Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, request-services, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Catch up on the latest news at Neighbors, Inc. November'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 November's newsletter.

28 10, 2019

November Menu Makers: Garbanzo Beans

2019-10-28T09:32:11-05:00October 28th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

It's time to spill the beans about this month's recipes! Our Menu Makers team has created some protein rich menu items featuring garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, that will keep your fall tasting delicious. Click here for a complete list of garbanzo bean recipes.

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 [...]

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.

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

2 04, 2019

Program Highlight: Dial-A-Ride

2019-04-02T13:03:56-05:00April 2nd, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, request-services, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Today, I drove my car to the gym and back. I drove my daughter to preschool and then I drove to the office. During the day I drove my car to and from a meeting. And I will drive home. I did all of this when I either wanted or needed to and my car [...]

15 03, 2019

MN FoodShare Highlight: Somerset Elementary

2019-03-15T09:52:47-05:00March 15th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Somerset School has collected food for local food shelves for over twenty-five years. Their goal is to collect close to 1,200 food items each year. If every student and staff member donates 3 or more food items, they get very close to achieving their goal. The food drive lasts two weeks and each day has [...]

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