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.
Want to learn more about Charlie Thompson, Neighbors' new president and CEO? Check out this story by Town Square Television!
Today marks the last day to use your 2017 Great Neighbors' Food Fight punch card! We hope you enjoyed the great wings featured by the six participating restaurants -- don't forget to vote for your favorite by April 7. And now, we hope you'll read on to learn more about Griffin's final Food Fight stop! [...]
If you haven't had a chance to finish sampling all the great wings in this year's Great Neighbors Food Fight, be sure to get them done by Friday, March 31. Then cast your vote here by April 7. ---- As this, a journey most fowl, comes nearer to its untimely conclusion, believe me when I say [...]
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 [...]
Read on to get the details about Griffin's latest Food Fight adventure! -- What began as a charming Tuesday afternoon ended as a delightful Tuesday early evening at the latest stop on my Food Fight adventure. The destination: BLVD Bar & Grill. As my mom and I approached the door, we knew we were in [...]
Get your grocery shopping done and help feed our neighbors in need!
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. [...]
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 [...]
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.
Stop by and visit the Neighbors Clothes Closet Thrift Store in March for some great deals and new spring fashions!
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 [...]
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 [...]
We're back with our next installment of Griffin's Food Fight adventures and if it's got you craving chicken wings, there's still time to get in on the action! Punch cards are available at the Neighbors office or by clicking here. ----- A pleasant Sunday drive (it was actually a Wednesday) through the bluffs of Butler Avenue [...]
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 [...]
We're just over a week into the Great Neighbors’ Food Fight is underway and have been hearing great things about the contenders battling for the “best chicken wings” title! This year, we've tapped our marketing and communications intern, Griffin, to provide post-meal reports on the six competitors. His first stop? The Mississippi Pub. Read on to [...]
Take a look at this month's deals in the Clothes Closet - stop by and save!
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.
Are you ready for the Great Neighbors’ Food Fight? Six local restaurants have signed on to see who has the best chicken wings – and you can help decide who wins! Plus, all proceeds from card sales benefit Neighbors, Inc. Cards are $30 each and can be redeemed for one order of the highlighted wings [...]
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