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14 04, 2017

A big ‘THANK YOU’

2017-05-11T11:19:07+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Once again, we are humbled by the support we received from the community during the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. This year, we collected a combined total of 324,859 pounds/dollars to help feed our neighbors in need. To everyone who donated, volunteered and helped spread the word, thank you! We are so grateful.

24 03, 2017

Congratulations, Virginia!

2017-03-24T08:01:03+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

We are thrilled to share that Virginia Milbert will be receiving the 2017 Service to Others – Humanitarian Recognition (SOHR) from the South St. Paul/Inver Grove Heights Rotary Club! Virginia was part of the group that led the effort to organize what would become Neighbors, Inc. in the early 1970’s, and she continues to volunteer [...]

3 03, 2017

2017 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: B-52 Burgers and Brew

2017-03-03T08:56:56+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

As you get ready to read Griffin's latest stop, don't forget -- punch cards are available at the Neighbors office or by clicking here! -- The day was Sunday, the mission: chicken. After recruiting a couple of friends to partake in the adventure, I hopped into my Chevy and fired down Highway 52 with aplomb. [...]

1 03, 2017

It’s time for the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign!

2017-03-10T10:22:48+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is here! This annual food and fund drive helps us stock the shelves for the busy summer months ahead, plus the amount we raise plays a role in how much FoodShare funding we receive later in the year – so a donation now goes even further. This year, we’re hoping [...]

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  

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

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 [...]

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