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29 03, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Saint Joe’s Burger

2018-03-29T15:18:16+00:00March 29th, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

As we approach the end of the 2018 Great Neighbors' Food Fight, we've got the second to last blog from Travis to share with you! He stopped by Cherokee Tavern to try the Saint Joe's Burger, and here's his review: "This is one of my new favorites! The quality of the beef was exceptional, along [...]

22 03, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Jalapeno Popper Burger

2018-03-22T09:43:14+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Next up for Travis? Concord Lanes and the Jalapeno Popper Burger. Here's the dish: "I'm partial to anything jalapeno popper-related, so I'd been looking forward to this one and it didn't disappoint! It was cooked perfectly and was nice and juicy. I'd definitely get this burger again!" Want more information on this year’s Food Fight? Click [...]

20 03, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Jersey Burger

2018-03-20T09:09:32+00:00March 20th, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Travis has hit the halfway point in his 2018 Food Fight journey! Jersey's Bar & Grill was his latest stop, and you can read about his thoughts on the Jersey Burger below: "The Jeresy Burger is your all-American burger with a splash of BBQ sauce. I’ll admit, I’m not generally a fan of BBQ sauce [...]

6 03, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Swiss on Sourdough

2018-03-06T12:15:10+00:00March 6th, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Travis' Food Fight adventures continue! His latest stop was at BLVD Bar + Grill to try their selection -- Swiss on Sourdough -- and here's what he had to say: “The Swiss on Sourdough was a great burger. It was cooked perfectly to order and was juicy throughout. I wasn’t expecting tomato on it, but [...]

1 03, 2018

Neighbors to Compete in 2018 Brackets For Good Tournament

2018-03-01T11:14:30+00:00March 1st, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

We’re thrilled to announce that Neighbors, Inc. has been selected to participate in the 2018 Minnesota Brackets For Good tournament! We have received a first-round bye, so starting the evening of Friday, March 9, your donations to Neighbors, Inc. at minnesota.bfg.org/matchup/neighbors-inc score points that help us advance in this single elimination, bracket-style fundraising tournament. NOTE: [...]

1 03, 2018

March Menu Makers: Duff’s Premium Biscuit Mix

2018-03-01T09:36:50+00:00March 1st, 2018|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Biscuit mix can be used for so much more than biscuits -- check out this month's Menu Makers recipes to see just a few of the options!

23 02, 2018

March Matters

2018-02-23T14:46:42+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

From the start of spring to daylight saving time, holidays and spring breaks to winter sports tournaments, there’s a lot going on in March. March also happens to be a big month at Neighbors and for food shelves across the state. The annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign serves as our biggest food and fund drive [...]

15 02, 2018

2018 Food Fight Burger Blog: Bacon Mac and Cheeseburger

2018-02-15T15:29:12+00:00February 15th, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Travis is back with his second Food Fight restaurant experience. His most recent stop was at Mississippi Pub, and here's what he had to say about their Bacon Mac and Cheeseburger: Incredible! First time ever trying a burger with mac and cheese. When it was brought out, it was surrounded by a halo of cheesy mac [...]

7 02, 2018

Winter Carnival Royal Family Members to Sleep Overnight in Ecolab Ice Palace for Neighbors

2018-02-07T11:20:09+00:00February 7th, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Things to do in the Neighborhood, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

WANTED: COATS IN THE MOAT Winter Carnival Royal Family Members to Spend the Night in the Ecolab Ice Palace in Rice Park to Encourage Cold-Weather Gear Donations to Neighbors, Inc. Who: The Lord of the Queen (2018 Queen of Snows Jill Nadimi's boyfriend) Charlie Lehnen and Danny Maslowski, a 2018 member of the King's Guard [...]

7 02, 2018

2018 Food Fight Burger Blog: Santa Fe Burger

2018-02-07T11:46:52+00:00February 7th, 2018|Communities, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Things to do in the Neighborhood, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors, Inc. would like to welcome this year's guest blogger Travis to share his Food Fight journey. Travis' first Food Fight restaurant experience was at B-52 Burgers and Brew. Here is what he had to say about their Santa Fe Burger: What a burger!  The Santa Fe burger was packed with flavor with a perfect [...]

2 02, 2018

February Menu Makers: frozen blueberries

2018-02-02T13:29:00+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

This month, Menu Makers is featuring a product that is not only delicious, but full of health benefits -- frozen blueberries! High in antioxidants and fiber, and low in calories, they are a great addition to both sweet and savory dishes. Plus, the frozen version can be enjoyed year-round! Click here for the recipes, which [...]

17 01, 2018

Burgers are back for the 2018 Food Fight

2018-01-18T10:59:19+00:00January 17th, 2018|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Are you ready for the Great Neighbors’ Food Fight?! This year, seven local restaurants will be vying for the title of best burger, and you can help choose the winner. The battle begins on February 1, 2018. Each restaurant has designated one burger to compete in this event, and each $35 Food Fight card can [...]

2 01, 2018

January Menu Makers: fresh spinach and corn flakes

2018-01-03T08:40:24+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

From fresh spinach salad to crispy corn flake-crusted chicken, this month's Menu Makers' recipes include a little bit of everything! Check them out by clicking here.

21 12, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight: Gayle C.

2017-12-22T13:59:10+00:00December 21st, 2017|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Our volunteer spotlights continue, highlighting the many ways volunteers are serving the community and helping our neighbors in need! For more information on how you can get involved, visit www.neighborsmn.org/volunteer. -- Gayle C. is a valued member of one of Neighbors’ most important client-facing teams: the front desk staff. As part of this role, Gayle fields [...]

14 12, 2017

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

2017-12-14T15:14:44+00:00December 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 [...]

14 12, 2017

Nominations Now Accepted for Neighbors’ Volunteer Recognition Awards!

2017-12-14T09:19:30+00:00December 14th, 2017|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Do you know a volunteer that lives out Neighbors’ core values of respect, fairness, compassion and empowerment during each shift? Nominate them for one of Neighbors’ Volunteer Recognition Awards! Awarded annually, they recognize individuals and groups who go above and beyond during each shift. Anyone who has given their time to Neighbors in 2017 is [...]

21 11, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight: Deb T.

2017-11-21T12:24:04+00:00November 21st, 2017|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors, Inc. would not be able to do the work it does without our volunteers. They are the friendly faces that greet our visitors and the helping hands that keep our food shelf and Clothes Closet running smoothly. Throughout the coming weeks and months, we’ll be spotlighting the many ways volunteers are serving the community [...]

7 11, 2017

Make your gift go further during Give to the Max!

2017-11-07T13:10:06+00:00November 7th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Planning to participate in Minnesota’s annual day of giving? We hope you’ll consider donating to Neighbors. Not only will you be directly helping to fund our emergency and supportive services programs for residents of northern Dakota County, but your gift will also go further! A very generous anonymous donor has offered a dollar-for-dollar match for [...]

30 10, 2017

Help #eliMNatehunger on November 23

2017-10-30T14:46:43+00:00October 30th, 2017|Communities, Donate, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Give back before you give thanks during the 10th annual Walk to End Hunger! At Neighbors, we serve an average of 500 families each month in the food shelf – all from northern Dakota County – and we’re currently serving more this year than we did in 2016. Will you join us as we partner [...]

19 09, 2017

Neighbors achieves Service Enterprise recertification

2017-09-19T16:22:53+00:00September 19th, 2017|Communities, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteer, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Neighbors, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have been recertified by Points of Light as a Service Enterprise! A Service Enterprise is an organization that fundamentally leverages volunteers and their skills throughout their organization to successfully deliver on its social mission. Research conducted by the TCC Group, a national program and evaluation firm, found [...]

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