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29 12, 2020

Giving Spirit

2020-12-29T12:06:47-06:00December 29th, 2020|Donors, Mendota Heights, West Saint Paul|

A long-time supporter of Neighbors, Inc., a West St. Paul resident is putting her artistic talent to work for a good cause. In the Spring, Nancy Shepherd started re-purposing empty glass bottles with beautifully painted artwork on them for her friends, family and network in exchange for a donation to Neighbors.  “Sometimes I stay up [...]

3 04, 2019

MN FoodShare Highlight: Menards

2019-04-03T16:00:45-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Communities, Donating, Donors, Food Shelf, Mendota Heights, West Saint Paul|

Every weekend during March, Clarice, a cashier at Menards, puts together a display of food items (including complete meal suggestions for under $2) at her register to sell to customers so they have an easy way to donate to Neighbors, Inc. during Minnesota FoodShare. The donation bins are located at the end of the register [...]

15 03, 2019

MN FoodShare Highlight: Somerset Elementary

2020-08-03T09:39:13-05:00March 15th, 2019|Donors, Food Shelf, Mendota Heights|

Somerset School has collected food for local food shelves for over twenty-five years. Their goal is to collect close to 1,200 food items each year. If every student and staff member donates 3 or more food items, they get very close to achieving their goal. The food drive lasts two weeks and each day has [...]

13 04, 2018

And the Food Fight winner is…

2018-04-13T16:16:56-05:00April 13th, 2018|Communities, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

Cherokee Tavern! Congratulations to the Saint Joe's Burger at Cherokee Tavern for being voted this year's best burger in the 2018 Great Neighbors' Food Fight restaurant competition and fundraiser. A special thank you to all of the participating restaurants who generously donated their delicious burgers for the competition. 

2 04, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Classic Cheeseburger

2018-04-02T10:19:05-05:00April 2nd, 2018|Communities, Donating, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

It's the final burger report of the 2018 Food Fight! Travis' last stop took him to Perkins in West St. Paul for their Classic Cheeseburger, and here's what he had to say: "I didn’t know what to expect from Perkins. I always think of them for good breakfast, but have never tried a burger from [...]

29 03, 2018

2018 Food Fight Blog: Saint Joe’s Burger

2018-03-29T15:18:16-05:00March 29th, 2018|Communities, Donating, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, 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

2018-03-22T09:43:14-05:00March 22nd, 2018|Communities, Donating, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, 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

2018-03-20T09:09:32-05:00March 20th, 2018|Communities, Donating, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, 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 07, 2016

Summer Meals nears half-way point; shifts still available

2020-11-03T10:31:21-06:00July 6th, 2016|Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, Volunteers, West Saint Paul|

"I LOVE volunteering for the Summer Meals Program! It lets me do two of my favorite things at the same time -- visiting and laughing with friends while helping to feed the hungry." It's hard to believe that this year's Summer Meals Program is nearing the half-way point! Our volunteers have been having a blast [...]

22 06, 2016

Taps & Apps event rescheduled

2016-06-22T12:00:15-05:00June 22nd, 2016|Communities, Donating, Donors, Events, Events, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, Northern Dakota County, South Saint Paul, Volunteering, West Saint Paul|

Given the possibility of strong storms during the time of our Taps & Apps event this evening (June 22), we have decided to postpone since part of the space is outdoors. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wabasha Brewing Company. We apologize for the change, but hope [...]

10 06, 2016

Free meals for teens and kids

2020-11-03T10:27:53-06:00June 10th, 2016|Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, News, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

This summer, eight local schools will open their cafeterias for breakfast and lunch! Free for anyone 18 and under, reduced pricing is also available for adults accompanying children. Click the links below to find out where and when meals will be served: Summer Meals for Teens and Kids (English) Summer Meals for Teens and Kids [...]

13 03, 2015

Food Fight!

2015-03-13T15:04:15-05:00March 13th, 2015|Communities, Donating, Events, Events, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Northern Dakota County, Programs, South Saint Paul, West Saint Paul|

Five Local Restaurants Compete for "Best Burger" And the Proceeds Benefit Neighbors, Inc. As part of his *ahem* journalistic duties, Adam Carter with Town Square TV, took the Food Fight journey and tried all five burgers from the participating restaurants (in just one day!) Check out his experience here: https://vimeo.com/121789383 Although we're not sure we would recommend [...]

11 04, 2014

Shoes! Henry Sibley High School Students Donate 120 pair

2014-04-11T16:41:11-05:00April 11th, 2014|Clothes Closet, Donors, Fashion, Mendota Heights|

A huge thank  you to the students of Henry Sibley High School in the ALMAS and SADD programs.  They collected 120 pairs of shoes for Neighbors' Clothes Closet. Robert Hanson, their Spanish Teacher came along but was too shy to be on camera. For more information on Almas, here is a dated story but you [...]

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