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2 04, 2019

Program Highlight: Dial-A-Ride

2019-04-02T13:03:56+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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 [...]

2 01, 2019

January Menu Makers: Spaghetti Noodles

2019-01-02T10:26:52+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Did your resolutions for 2019 include trying new things or cooking more? If so, we've got you covered! Check out our Menu Makers recipes for spaghetti noodles by clicking here. Bon apetit!

11 12, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Susan J.

2018-12-11T08:39:21+00:00December 11th, 2018|Communities, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

December’s volunteer spotlight is Susan, one of our dedicated Holiday Gift Program volunteers. Susan works hard to make sure all of the families seeking holiday gift assistance have warm winter gear and clothing for their children. “I have enjoyed all of the aspects of (my) volunteering but it is especially rewarding to help with the [...]

3 12, 2018

Neighbors’ Holiday Gift Program Spotlight

2018-12-03T13:34:08+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Communities, Donate, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This is the second year the Lakeville, Farmington and Apple Valley locations of Fantastic Sams have participated in the Neighbors' Holiday Gift Program by adopting several families. This is what one of their employees had to say about her experience: We wanted to do something for our community during the season of giving. We could [...]

30 11, 2018

December Menu Makers: Dried Plums

2018-11-30T10:22:36+00:00November 30th, 2018|Communities, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Check out the seasonal recipe features for this month's Menu Makers item: dried plums. Whether you are entertaining or just relaxing at home, these recipes will get you in the holiday spirit! Click here for a complete list of dried plum recipes. Also, we'd like to wish the Menu Makers program at happy 4th [...]

8 11, 2018

Give to the Max Day Donation Match

2018-11-08T13:26:22+00:00November 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 [...]

25 10, 2018

Walk with Neighbors to Fight Hunger

2018-10-25T10:33:38+00:00October 25th, 2018|Communities, Donate, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Looking for a meaningful way to give back on Thanksgiving? Help us as we fight hunger (and have fun doing it!) The Walk to End Hunger is an indoor, family-friendly walk with lots of activities - such as face painters, fitness games, a food packing project and more. Find out what a past participant has [...]

16 10, 2018

Furniture Matching Program Update

2018-10-16T08:58:58+00:00October 16th, 2018|News|

Neighbors, Inc. has been providing a furniture matching program for many years. We have been able to help people in need be connected to free furniture. It has been a good program and many people have been helped. Furniture donations have become less frequent and it has become harder to verify the good condition of [...]

11 10, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica H.

2018-10-11T14:42:59+00:00October 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 [...]

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