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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.

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  

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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