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23 02, 2017

Nominate a volunteer for a Neighbor Indeed Award

2017-02-23T11:03:46+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Each year, Neighbors recognizes outstanding volunteers who exemplify the organization's core values -- respect, empowerment, compassion and fairness. Anyone who has given their time to Neighbors as a volunteer is eligible, and awards are distributed in the following categories: Respect Fairness Empowerment Compassion Core Values Champion Outstanding Youth Volunteer Program of the Year If you'd like [...]

21 02, 2017

Neighbors announces new executive director

2017-02-21T10:21:29+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Neighbors Staff, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors, Inc. is pleased to announce that Charles D. Thompson will be the organization’s next executive director. Charlie will join Neighbors in March, working with current executive director John Kemp until his retirement on April 15. “We are thrilled that Charlie will be joining Neighbors as its new executive director,” says Brian Counihan, chair of [...]

17 02, 2017

2017 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: Cherokee Tavern

2017-02-17T10:10:34+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Things to do in the Neighborhood, West Saint Paul|

We're back with our next installment of Griffin's Food Fight adventures and if it's got you craving chicken wings, there's still time to get in on the action! Punch cards are available at the Neighbors office or by clicking here. ----- A pleasant Sunday drive (it was actually a Wednesday) through the bluffs of Butler Avenue [...]

14 02, 2017

Get ready for the March Campaign!

2017-02-14T11:46:17+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, Resources for Low Income, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

March is just around the corner, which means it's time for the annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign! This campaign not only helps us have enough food for the busy summer months ahead, but food shelves from across the state will be vying for funding that is distributed later in the year. Last year, we raised [...]

9 02, 2017

2017 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: Mississippi Pub

2017-02-09T11:24:56+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Things to do in the Neighborhood, West Saint Paul|

We're just over a week into the Great Neighbors’ Food Fight is underway and have been hearing great things about the contenders battling for the “best chicken wings” title! This year, we've tapped our marketing and communications intern, Griffin, to provide post-meal reports on the six competitors. His first stop? The Mississippi Pub. Read on to [...]

23 01, 2017

2017 Food Fight cards now available

2017-01-23T15:20:18+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Things to do in the Neighborhood, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Are you ready for the Great Neighbors’ Food Fight? Six local restaurants have signed on to see who has the best chicken wings – and you can help decide who wins! Plus, all proceeds from card sales benefit Neighbors, Inc. Cards are $30 each and can be redeemed for one order of the highlighted wings [...]

3 01, 2017

January Menu Makers: instant mashed potatoes

2017-01-03T10:40:25+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This month's Menu Makers puts a creative twist on an easy, versatile product: instant mashed potatoes. We've thrown in old favorites like Shepherd's Pie and Loaded Mashed Potatoes, and new recipes we think you'll love like Moist Potato Chocolate Cake! Take a look here. sample  

9 12, 2016

Volunteer opportunity: donation pick-up

2016-12-09T10:08:16+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Looking for a way to help your neighbors in need? Neighbors, Inc. is looking for volunteers to help pick-up food donations from some of our grocery partners. Shifts are about an hour long and include loading food at the store, driving it to Neighbors and unloading it upon arrival. Open shifts include: Mondays and/or Wednesdays [...]

18 11, 2016

Thank you for Giving to the Max!

2016-11-18T13:27:45+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Thank you to everyone who supported Neighbors, Inc. during Give to the Max Day! With your help, we raised $33,600 to help our neighbors in need in northern Dakota County. These funds will help provide local individuals and families with food, clothing, transportation to medical appointments and emergency assistance when they need it most.  

14 11, 2016

Why We’re Walking on Thanksgiving Morning

2016-11-14T10:49:13+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Give back before you give thanks "Thanksgiving was never one of my favorite holidays. It just seemed to revolve only around food: prepping, eating and more eating! I was always looking for an activity to bring back the "thanks" and the "giving." The Walk to End Hunger was the perfect solution. It's a great cause [...]

10 11, 2016

‘Tis the Season: 2016 Holiday Happenings

2016-12-01T08:58:42+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Community events and drives to benefit Neighbors, Inc. Thank you to all the local organizations, businesses and community partners who are celebrating the season by helping our neighbors in need. Every Child Should Receive a New Book this Holiday Season Campaign through November 15 at the South St. Paul Public Library The South St. Paul Public [...]

8 11, 2016

Give to the Max on November 17

2016-11-10T13:11:00+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Minnesota’s 24-hour online give-a-thon – Give to the Max Day – is almost here! Planning to participate? This year, your gift to Neighbors, Inc. can go even further thanks to a dollar-for-dollar match up to $7,500 provided by a generous anonymous donor. Curious about what your gift means to the community? $35 can provide a [...]

1 11, 2016

November Menu Makers: dried great northern beans

2016-11-01T12:08:50+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This month's Menu Makers feature -- dried great northern beans -- is great for making baked beans, chili, vegetable dips and soups -- plus we've even thrown a dessert into the mix! Take a look at all the recipes here.

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