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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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

29 03, 2019

Food Fight Blog: Mississippi Pub

2019-03-29T15:55:25-05:00March 29th, 2019|Communities, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

My final stop on the 2019 Neighbors’ Food Fight tour was the Mississippi Pub in Inver Grove Heights. The Pub is one of the few places in the Twin Cities you can sit on the banks of the Mississippi River and enjoy a cold drink with the featured All American Burger while watching boats and barges navigate one of the world’s greatest rivers. [...]

19 03, 2019

Food Fight Blog: Jersey’s Bar and Grill

2019-03-19T09:02:05-05:00March 19th, 2019|Communities, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Our fourth stop on the 2019 Neighbors Food Fight tour was Jersey’s Bar and Grill on Concord Blvd. in Inver Grove Heights, another nifty neighborhood eating and drinking place in the northern Dakota County area. Their offer was “The Cheesiest Burger in Minnesota” and it lives up to its name. This burger comes with four [...]

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 [...]

24 01, 2019

Building Community: One Ice Block at a Time

2019-01-24T09:43:56-05:00January 24th, 2019|Communities, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

As their reign comes to an end, we'd like to thank the 2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Family and King Boreas LXXXII Tom Leonard for selecting Neighbors, Inc. as their non-profit partner this past year and for their dedication to our mission of building community through neighborly assistance. Congratulations on a wonderful year [...]

22 01, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Maria

2019-01-22T09:01:24-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Communities, News, Volunteer, Volunteers|

As a member of the Neighbors Welcome Center volunteer team, Maria is devoted to assisting clients, helping with donations and keeping the front desk area – including the bakery shelf and waiting room – “clean and tidy” for all our visitors. She takes pride in providing a good “first impression.” Maria came to Neighbors as [...]

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