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13 10, 2016

Neighbors, Inc. Executive Director Announces Retirement

2016-10-13T14:21:50+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, From Our CEO, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Neighbors Staff, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

John Kemp, executive director of Neighbors, Inc., has informed the Board of Directors of his plan to retire. His last day with the organization will be April 15, 2017. “Making the decision to retire was one of the more difficult decisions in my life and, once it was made, it was even more difficult to [...]

6 10, 2016

Give Back Before Giving Thanks

2016-10-06T15:06:07+00:00 October 6th, 2016|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|

Start your holiday off right and join Neighbors for the Walk to End Hunger on Thanksgiving morning at the Mall of America! Since 2008, the Walk has raised more than $1,200,000 to fight hunger in the Twin Cities metro area, where one in five families with children don’t have enough to eat. Think hunger isn’t [...]

3 10, 2016

2016 Duck Races: Prize Winners

2016-10-03T08:29:00+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Congratulations to all the winners at this year's Great Neighbors' Duck Races on October 1! Prizes may be picked up at Neighbors, Inc. during regular business hours beginning Monday, October 3. FINAL RACE One-year lease on a Jeep Renegade: Jose R. Golf package for two at Inver Wood Golf Course: Vern and Patricia W. Mall [...]

2 10, 2016

August Menu Makers: dried pinto beans

2016-10-03T15:18:23+00:00 October 2nd, 2016|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Did you know that pinto beans are the most widely produced beans in the U.S.? They are also incredibly versatile -- from salad to dessert, breakfast to dinner, there are so many ways to use this month's Menu Makers feature. In addition to some excellent recipes, we've also included instructions for preparing and storing the [...]

22 09, 2016

Volunteers needed: daily bakery pick-up

2016-09-22T13:35:57+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

The new Hy-Vee store in Eagan is now open and management has agreed to donate their extra bread to Neighbors! This will help ensure that the bakery shelf is well-stocked for the 14,000 families that use it each year. We will be picking up donations from the store each weekday between 8 and 9 a.m. If [...]

16 09, 2016

Tell Us What You Think!

2016-09-16T11:04:08+00:00 September 16th, 2016|News|

Neighbors appreciates your commitment to the organization and we want to make sure we’re doing our best to communicate how your time, money and resources are being used. To do that, we want – and need – to know how you’d like to receive information from us! Please take a few minutes to share your [...]

8 09, 2016

Name the Shelf!

2016-09-22T08:25:54+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Communities, Donate, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Neighbors Staff, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

What do you see when you look at this picture? Sure, it’s a shelf with produce, but it goes beyond that. Donated by one of our volunteers, it’s also a favorite stop during each shopping visit. Some days – particularly at this time of year – it may be stocked with fresh from the garden [...]

6 09, 2016

Great Neighbors’ Duck Races: October 1

2016-09-06T09:03:55+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Things to do in the Neighborhood, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Grand-prize winner will receive a one-year Jeep lease Quack, quack! The Great Neighbors’ Duck Races are back and this year’s grand prize is one you won’t want to miss – a one-year lease on a Jeep. The fun begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, during South St. Paul’s On The Road Again festival [...]

1 09, 2016

Neighbors News: Summer 2016

2016-09-16T10:39:04+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Find the latest news and information from Neighbors in our quarterly newsletter. The print version also includes our 2015 Annual Report. NOTE: Since the newsletter hit mailboxes a bit later than anticipated, the deadline for the survey ("Tell Us What You Think!") has been extended until September 26. Sorry for the confusion!

1 09, 2016

September Menu Makers: ramen noodles

2016-09-01T08:17:15+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Much like August, this month's featured item may have you wondering what other ways there are to use it beyond it's traditional preparation; rest assured we've got plenty of options for you! For all you ramen noodle lover's out there, we challenge you to think outside the bowl and try some of these savory and sweet options.

31 08, 2016

Volunteer drivers needed

2016-08-31T09:28:44+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Communities, From Our CEO, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Neighbors Staff, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Many residents in our community don't have reliable transportation. To help them get to medical appointments, Neighbors provides the Dial-A-Ride program. Volunteer drivers use their own vehicles to provide rides to and from the appointment, and in turn receive: Flexibility -- drivers provide rides when their schedules allow Fair mileage reimbursement Opportunities to connect with [...]

16 08, 2016

Menu Makers bonus!

2016-08-16T07:51:07+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Ready for your next Menu Makers feature?! Yes, we know it's only half-way through August and you may not have had a chance to try all the spaghetti noodle recipes yet, but we just couldn't wait! In addition to the delicious recipes we posted earlier this month, we're also giving you a full bonus set featuring [...]

1 08, 2016

August Menu Makers: spaghetti noodles

2016-08-01T08:57:43+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Do you ever find yourself using an ingredient for one specific dish over and over again, without thinking about the other ways you might be able to incorporate it into something new and exciting? This month's Menu Makers feature -- spaghetti noodles -- could easily be considered one of those ingredients. However, these noodles provide [...]

25 07, 2016

Volunteer spotlights

2016-07-25T08:40:04+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Last year, 1,847 people volunteered 48,510 hours at Neighbors, Inc. – that’s the equivalent of 25 full-time staff people (nearly double what the organization currently employs). Without these individuals, Neighbors wouldn’t be able to provide the services it does to those in need in the community. In many ways, volunteers serve as the hands of [...]

19 07, 2016

Challenge yourself to end hunger

2016-07-19T16:11:07+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Donate, Donors, Events, Food Shelf, News, Programs, Resources for Low Income|

Accept the 2016 Food Shelf Challenge from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless and Neighbors, Inc. this July. You can make a difference for hungry families in our community Minnesota summers were made for trips to the cabin, boat rides on the lake and farmers market outings, not food shelf visits. But that’s [...]

6 07, 2016

Summer Meals nears half-way point; shifts still available

2016-07-06T14:21:09+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

"I LOVE volunteering for the Summer Meals Program! It lets me do two of my favorite things at the same time -- visiting and laughing with friends while helping to feed the hungry." It's hard to believe that this year's Summer Meals Program is nearing the half-way point! Our volunteers have been having a blast [...]

1 07, 2016

July Menu Makers: canned pears

2016-07-01T11:38:42+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Sour cream pear bread...orange-glazed chicken with pears...patriotic fruit salad...pear and watermelon salsa...pear chocolate cake...fruity sorbet swirl... Are you hungry yet? Make sure to check out this month's Menu Makers recipes featuring canned pears! You can find them all by clicking here.

22 06, 2016

Taps & Apps event rescheduled

2016-06-22T12:00:15+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Given the possibility of strong storms during the time of our Taps & Apps event this evening (June 22), we have decided to postpone since part of the space is outdoors. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wabasha Brewing Company. We apologize for the change, but hope [...]

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