Your Donation will Help Local Families with Food, Clothing and Other Support
All gifts to Neighbors, Inc., no matter what the amount, are truly appreciated and help us carry out our mission: “With the help of our volunteers, Neighbors, Inc. will strive to reduce poverty, promote self-sufficiency and build community.” We depend on a supportive community in our efforts to deliver services. You can request more information or you can contact us at: 651-455-5000.
As a convenience to our friends who wish to support Neighbors’ programs, we have made it possible to make a donation, using a credit card, to the organization on-line. Just click on the “Donate” button and follow the directions. Credit card donations are being administered online through iDonate and personal information will not be shared.
In addition to making a contribution on-line, you may also call John Kemp, Beth Skwira or Laura Brigham at Neighbors, 651-455-5000, and provide them with the necessary information, complete the giving form on the back of one of our contribution envelopes or stop by the office and use your credit card the same way you would use it in a store. Thank you for your continued support!
Various giving options are available, each with its own advantages:
Monetary donations help to alleviate costs in all areas of our organization and are one of the best ways to help Neighbors, Inc. We are a well-managed organization and spend with integrity. While the national standard for non-profits is to have 70% of the budget go to program costs, at Neighbors 81% of each dollar is spent directly on our programs. Donations of cash, check or credit card contributions can be made in person, by phone, mail or using the safe and secure environment of Pay Pal.
Charitable gifts of stocks, bequests, endowments, memorials and other planned gifts are a special way to support Neighbors, Inc. They help you build your lifetime legacy and will live on to support Neighbors, Inc. for years to come.
- Giving stocks and bonds may be more beneficial than giving cash
- You don’t have to be wealthy to make a significant gift
- Supporting Neighbors can help you save for retirement
- You can donate your home, get a deduction, and continue to live there rent-free
- Make a gift that costs you nothing during your lifetime
- Make a gift and receive a guaranteed income for life
- Transfer stock, bonds or mutual funds to Neighbors and receive a tax deduction
Neighbors, Inc. accepts in-kind donations from individuals, corporations and other organizations. Our largest needs are in the areas of:
- Holiday Supplies: New toys and gift cards
- Food: Various non-perishable food items
- Clothes: Gently worn clothing of all kinds
- Personal Needs: New hygiene items
Making a donation of food, clothing or household items: please drop off your donation at 222 Grand Avenue, South St. Paul, MN, 55075. Drop off times are between 8:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have large furniture items that you would like to donate, please call us and we will match you with a community member that is in need of furniture. The recipient will be responsible for picking up the items from your residence. 100% of the profits made through the sale of items in our Clothes Closet and Rummage Sale go to support Neighbors, Inc. Programs.
If you would like more information about organizing a food drive or event to benefit Neighbors, Inc., here are some guides that can help:
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