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 [...]
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 [...]
The Board of Directors has begun its search for Neighbors' next executive director, who will succeed John Kemp following his retirement in April. A position description and additional details can be found here.
Mark your calendar -- you won't want to miss these great sales!
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
"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 [...]
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 [...]