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15 05, 2020

A Message Regarding the Neighbors’ Clothes Closet Thrift Store

2020-05-15T13:34:17-05:00May 15th, 2020|Clothes Closet, Communities, Donate, Donors, Fashion, From Our CEO, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

A Message from Neighbors’ President and CEO Regarding the Neighbors’ Clothes Closet Thrift Store: On May 13, Governor Walz announced that retail stores can reopen on May 18 provided a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan is in place.  I am grateful for the Governor’s guidance on how we are able to open the Clothes Closet Thrift Store [...]

5 05, 2020

Food Fight Feature: BLVD Bar + Grille

2020-05-05T12:26:17-05:00May 5th, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Our friends from the TC Burger Club are back to review another round of burgers for the Great Neighbors' Food Fight competition and fundraiser. They sampled the remaining four burgers in this year's competition and are happy to share their thoughts with you. Here is what they had to say about the final burger of [...]

1 05, 2020

May Newsletter

2020-05-18T11:07:28-05:00May 1st, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Read the latest news about the operations at Neighbors, Inc., an update for our volunteers, information on food donations, Minnesota FoodShare progress and more in this month's e-newsletter. Click here to read more.

31 03, 2020

April Newsletter

2020-03-31T15:05:06-05:00March 31st, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Read all about the latest updates to Neighbors operations during the COVID-19 crisis, our progress with Minnesota FoodShare's March Campaign and a special message to our amazing volunteers in this month's newsletter. Click here to read full story.

30 03, 2020

Still Open and Serving our Neighbors in Need

2020-03-30T14:41:36-05:00March 30th, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, From Our CEO, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Dear Friends of Neighbors, In 1972, six churches came together to confront a community crisis and formed Neighbors, Inc. We have been serving our community ever since. Today, the crisis is different but Neighbors is still here to help. COVID-19 has caused us to temporarily modify our operations. We have had to adjust due to [...]

11 03, 2020

Food Fight Feature: Kaposia Club

2020-03-11T15:17:12-05:00March 11th, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Our friends from the TC Burger Club are back to review another round of burgers for the Great Neighbors' Food Fight competition and fundraiser. They sampled the remaining four burgers in this year's competition and are happy to share their thoughts with you. Here is what they had to say about their experience at South [...]

28 02, 2020

Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

2020-02-28T14:04:16-06:00February 28th, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Annual March Food & Fundraising Drive Helps Stock the Shelves at Neighbors Donations of food and funds during the month of March are critical to keep the shelves stocked at the Neighbors, Inc. food shelf. “Food shelf donations are investments in the health and well-being of our community. Your generous donations create opportunities for our [...]

24 02, 2020

Giving With Heart

2020-02-24T10:25:46-06:00February 24th, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Neighbors Staff, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

An interview with Gloria Contreras Edin, Chair of the Neighbors Board of Directors. How did you become involved with Neighbors? In 2016, I was invited to be on the board of directors by a friend from Rotary. When asked, I immediately jumped at the invitation, as I considered it an honor to be able to [...]

19 02, 2020

March Menu Makers: Cream of Mushroom

2020-02-19T09:26:41-06:00February 19th, 2020|Communities, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Make room for mushrooms! Menu Makers for March features recipes involving cream of mushroom soup. You can find these marvelous recipes here.

3 02, 2020

February Newsletter

2020-02-03T09:55:29-06:00February 3rd, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Find out the latest and greatest news, events and needs at Neighbors, Inc. in February's e-newsletter. Featuring information about Minnesota FoodShare, the Great Neighbors' Food Fight, volunteer needs, most wanted food shelf items and more! Click here to read the full newsletter.

28 01, 2020

Super Bagging Event on Saturday

2020-01-28T12:07:28-06:00January 28th, 2020|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, News, Programs, Volunteer, Volunteers|

Join us on Saturday, February 1st at Cub in Inver Grove Heights as we raise food and funds for the food shelf at Neighbors. Volunteers will be on hand from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. to help bag groceries and collect donations. Stop by and say hi and stock up on groceries before the big [...]

27 01, 2020

February Menu Makers: Canned Potatoes

2020-01-27T09:39:59-06:00January 27th, 2020|Communities, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

This month's Menu Makers features canned potatoes! These tasty super spud recipes can be found here.

30 12, 2019

New Office Hours

2019-12-30T09:02:51-06:00December 30th, 2019|Clothes Closet, Communities, Donate, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, request-services, Resources for Low Income, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

As we ring in the new year, Neighbors will be updating our hours of operation. In an effort to align our program hours and to better serve our guests, Neighbors will be adjusting our hours to allow for more comprehensive access to our programs and services. Beginning January 2, 2020, the new hours will be [...]

30 12, 2019

January Menu Makers: Brown Rice

2019-12-30T09:00:46-06:00December 30th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

The first Menu Makers of the year is here, and it features a classic staple of brown rice! These recipes are delicious and nutritious, and can be found here.

4 12, 2019

Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: The Saint Paul Hotel

2019-12-04T08:47:28-06:00December 4th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Members of The Saint Paul Hotel’s Executive Committee have been buying gifts for children in need through the Neighbors Holiday Gift Program for over ten years. We recently sat down with Megan Voelke, Executive Assistant, and Leslie Ingiald, Director of Sales, to talk more about this meaningful tradition.  “It gets you into the holiday spirit. [...]

3 12, 2019

December Newsletter

2019-12-03T09:28:34-06:00December 3rd, 2019|Clothes Closet, Come As You Are (CAYA), Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, request-services, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Catch up on the latest news at Neighbors, Inc. December'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 December's newsletter.

2 12, 2019

December Menu Makers: Canned Fruit Cocktail

2019-12-02T08:43:32-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Communities, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Just in time for the holidays, our Menu Makers team has brought in a whole new delicious batch of recipes using canned fruit cocktail! Click here for a complete list of fruit cocktail recipes.

13 11, 2019

Announcing Neighbors Express

2019-11-13T09:49:35-06:00November 13th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors Express Offers Daily Food Support Neighbors Express, a new food distribution program at Neighbors, Inc., has been established as a way to help fill the gap for families experiencing food insecurity in our community. In addition to monthly food shelf visits, individuals and families are able to access the resources provided at Neighbors Express [...]

5 11, 2019

Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: Augustana Lutheran

2019-11-05T09:36:05-06:00November 5th, 2019|Communities, Donate, Donors, Holiday Programs, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Each year, Augustana Lutheran Church participates in the Neighbors, Inc. Holiday Gift Program by connecting congregational members (as adopters) with families and seniors in need through the Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Senior programs. I recently sat down with Cathy Hendrikson, staff member at Augustana, to find out how they have made this program such a successful ministry [...]

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