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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 [...]

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 [...]

12 03, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: 3M Film & Materials Resource Division

2019-03-12T09:54:38-05:00March 12th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

The 3M Film and Materials Resource Division has been volunteering in small groups at Neighbors on a monthly basis since July 2017. This is what they had to say about their experience: Describe your involvement with Neighbors: We usually work in the Food Shelf. Some of us have been volunteering at Neighbors over eight years. We [...]

5 03, 2019

Food Fight Blog: Kaposia Club

2019-03-05T09:03:09-05:00March 5th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

The Stockyards Burger Written by an Anonymous VIP Blogger Stop number three on the grand tour of restaurants included in the 2019 edition of the Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: Kaposia Club in South St. Paul. For those who have not yet found this new addition to the local food scene, it is located near the [...]

22 02, 2019

Food Fight Blog: BLVD Bar + Grille

2019-02-22T09:17:40-05:00February 22nd, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Round Two of the 2019 Neighbors Food Fight Submitted by our anonymous VIP Food Fight Blogger You will not find the highlighted Food Fight Burger on the menu at BLVD Bar + Grille. The chef has, instead, created a brand new burger offering exclusively for Food Fight participants. A most unique and creative preparation called [...]

13 02, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Volunteer Couples

2019-02-14T15:22:46-05:00February 13th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Volunteer Couples Feel the Love at Neighbors During a recent analysis of our volunteers, we were amazed to discover there are 33 married couples who regularly volunteer their time and talents at Neighbors, Inc. That makes up 16% of our on-going volunteer base. Although the number of volunteer couples at Neighbors is amazing, it [...]

11 02, 2019

Stock the Shelves in March!

2019-02-11T11:32:32-05:00February 11th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Minnesota FoodShare Campaign Benefits Neighbors Annual March Food & Fundraising Drive Helps Stock the Shelves Donations of food and funds during the month of March are critical to keep the shelves stocked at Neighbors, Inc. “We count on the generosity of our donors during Minnesota Foodshare in March to help us provide for the hungry [...]

29 01, 2019

Feed Our Neighbors Food Drive

2019-01-29T10:12:03-05:00January 29th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Join us on Saturday, February 2 at the Cub Foods locations in Inver Grove Heights and West St. Paul as we collect food and funds and bag your groceries - all to support Neighbors, Inc.! Volunteers from Neighbors will be on hand to help bag groceries and take donations of both food and funds to [...]

8 11, 2018

Give to the Max Day Donation Match

2018-11-08T13:26:22-05:00November 8th, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Planning to participate in Minnesota’s annual day of giving? We hope you’ll chose to donate 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 thanks to a generous anonymous donor who has offered to [...]

11 10, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica H.

2018-10-11T14:42:59-05:00October 11th, 2018|Come As You Are (CAYA), Communities, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Jessica became involved with the Neighbors’ Come As You Are program in her early 20’s when she began taking her younger brother to the bi-monthly events. She quickly transitioned from attendee to helping out as a volunteer and now she leads the events. Working alongside the Volunteer Department at Neighbors, Jessica helps coordinate the programs [...]

24 05, 2018

Generous gardeners unite to fight hunger

2018-05-24T08:44:38-05:00May 24th, 2018|Communities, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

by Tim Spitzack From the May 2018 edition of the South St. Paul Voice** The tomato is one of the most universal vegetables in the world. OK, it’s technically a fruit but it’s commonly called a vegetable in cooking. This juicy red fruit (happy?) is grown and eaten on nearly every continent and is enjoyed [...]

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