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2 07, 2018

July Menu Makers: Crispy Rice Cereal

2018-07-02T11:47:35+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Just in time for your 4th of July picnic, our volunteer chef has put together a spectacular list of recipes featuring Crispy Rice Cereal! Click here for the full recipes.

18 06, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Virginia B.

2018-06-18T11:21:41+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Clothes Closet, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Virginia has been an avid volunteer at Neighbors since 2012 when she responded to the agency’s plea for volunteers in a community newspaper. She considers it a privilege to be among the first volunteers to work at the agency’s Grand Avenue building in South Saint Paul. Previously, the agency was housed at another location. Neighbors is [...]

1 06, 2018

June Menu Makers: Furman’s Spaghetti Sauce

2018-06-01T08:50:00+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Our resident volunteer chef has done it again! This month, Menu Makers is featuring 6 delicious recipes made with Furman's Spaghetti Sauce. Click here to check them out.

24 05, 2018

Generous gardeners unite to fight hunger

2018-05-24T08:44:38+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Communities, Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

by Tim Spitzack From the May 2018 edition of the South St. Paul Voice** The tomato is one of the most universal vegetables in the world. OK, it’s technically a fruit but it’s commonly called a vegetable in cooking. This juicy red fruit (happy?) is grown and eaten on nearly every continent and is enjoyed [...]

21 05, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Phil N.

2018-05-21T10:10:14+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Phil N. is an active volunteer transportation driver for Neighbors, Inc. with compassion for others. Initially recruited by a Neighbors’ staff member for the role while he was already a Neighbors’ food shelf volunteer, he transitioned into volunteer driving to transport residents of northern Dakota County to medical and dental appointments. He currently provides 2-3 [...]

1 05, 2018

May Menu Makers: Macaroni and Cheese

2018-05-01T14:49:30+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This month, Menu Makers is featuring recipes using a childhood favorite - boxed macaroni and cheese. These recipes add a twist to this classic go-to meal. Click here for a complete list of recipes.

20 04, 2018

And the award goes to…Volunteers!

2018-04-20T13:23:25+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors, Inc. held its 46th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, April 19, 2018. This Oscars-themed celebration recognized the contributions of all Neighbors volunteers over the last year. The following individuals, organizations and programs were recognized for their outstanding volunteer performance and dedication to the mission of Neighbors: Marilyn Erickson – Empowerment Michaela Vondrum – [...]

18 04, 2018

2018 March Minnesota FoodShare a Success

2018-04-18T15:24:52+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Communities, Donors, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

The 2018 March Minnesota FoodShare campaign has wrapped up and what a journey it has been! From the time we started planning in January to the last donation received in April, we have so many people to thank for making it a success. Staff, volunteers, donors, community, business, and so many more… Each year, we [...]

2 04, 2018

April Menu Makers: Crispy Rice Cereal

2018-04-04T16:31:47+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This month, Menu Makers is featuring recipes made with crispy rice cereal. From breakfast to dessert, you'll find a range of sweet and savory options! Click here to learn more.

14 12, 2017

December Menu Makers: Meals from the Heart rice dinner and fresh sweet potatoes

2017-12-14T15:14:44+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This month, Menu Makers is featuring recipes that use Meals from the Heart rice dinners and fresh sweet potatoes. The high-protein, fortified rice dinners can be meals in and of themselves, or serve as the base for hot dishes, soup and stuffing. Fresh sweet potatoes are also delicious on their own, but can also become [...]

20 11, 2017

Why Do I Walk to End Hunger?

2017-11-20T11:45:57+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

Amy's family has made the Walk to End Hunger an annual Thanksgiving tradition. They started eight years ago, when her youngest was just barely walking himself. Now it is something the kids look forward to every year. Amy said, "The day after Halloween this year my oldest asked when we were going to do the [...]

8 11, 2017

Support the Walk to End Hunger – Even If You Can’t Walk on Thanksgiving!

2017-11-08T15:45:23+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Communities, Donors, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, West Saint Paul|

We’d love to have you join us on Thanksgiving morning at the Mall of America for the annual Walk to End Hunger family-friendly 5k fun walk, however we understand that not everyone’s holiday plans allow them to do so. If you aren’t able to make it to the Walk, but would still like to support [...]

1 03, 2017

March Menu Makers: Peanut Butter

2017-03-01T08:46:51+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This month’s Menu Makers recipes are a real treat! We’ve taken a classic favorite, peanut butter, and asked it to do some incredible things. With everything from a gooey Grilled PB & J Sandwich to a savory Peanut Broccoli Salad, we think you’re going to like these.

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 [...]

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 [...]

1 02, 2017

February Menu Makers: pitted dates

2017-02-01T11:14:30+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Communities, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

February’s Menu Makers recipes all feature one of nature’s sweetest and healthiest superfoods: pitted dates. From Applesauce Date Muffins to Chocolate Chip Date Cookies, this fiber-rich fruit yields some pretty amazing treats! Check them out.

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