Duckoration Contest

  Bid on your favorite! Thanks to some of our amazing Community Partners, we have really fun decorated bath ducks you can bid on as part of our Great Neighbors' Duck Races event. The winning bid on each duck will get to take it home. The duck with the highest bid is the contest winner. [...]

2021-09-27T10:05:49-05:00September 27th, 2021|Donating, Events|

September Newsletter

  Change is in the air! The summer is beginning to wind down, school is starting up again and Neighbors is bringing back some annual Fall events. Read all about how you can get involved and support Neighbors and our programming by attending an event, donating food and clothing or volunteering your time in our [...]

2021-09-01T08:36:49-05:00September 1st, 2021|Donating, News, Volunteering|

Mayor on the Roof Fundraiser

Help Keep Jimmy on the Roof to Feed Our Neighbors in Need South St. Paul Mayor Jimmy Francis will be on the roof at Neighbors for a good cause and you can help keep him there! His daily goal is to raise 5,000 dollars / pounds of food for South St. Paul’s annual Minnesota FoodShare [...]

2021-03-26T11:13:54-05:00March 26th, 2021|Donating, South Saint Paul|

Donation Drives During Challenging Times

Local Church Gets Creative to Keep their Annual March Campaign Safe While Still Supporting Neighbors Despite worshiping apart from each other this year, Luther Memorial Church in South St. Paul wanted to find a safe way to unite its members during their annual Minnesota FoodShare fundraiser because they are passionate about caring for their neighbors. [...]

2021-03-08T09:27:09-06:00March 8th, 2021|Donating, Food Shelf, News|

Reverse Lenten Calendar

Instead of giving something up during Lent, please consider giving something away each day. A few years ago, Neighbors supporter Lisa Simplot participated in a “reverse calendar” donation drive. She shares her story with us as well as some tips for others who are interested in doing a similar drive for the upcoming season of [...]

2021-02-11T11:39:52-06:00February 11th, 2021|Donating, Food Shelf|

November Newsletter

Read all about this year's Holiday Gift Program, food drives, Give to the Max Day, food shelf needs, Clothes Closet Thrift Store updates and more in this month's e-newsletter. Click here to read full newsletter. 

2020-11-02T09:53:53-06:00November 2nd, 2020|Donating, News|

Neighbors Holiday Gift Program Seeks Adopters

Making Holiday Wishes Come True  The Holiday Gift Program at Neighbors makes wishes come true for children and seniors experiencing need in our community. Each year generous donors and dedicated volunteers come together to make the season brighter for our neighbors that need it most. Please consider lending your support to this heartwarming program by [...]

2020-10-26T15:26:56-05:00October 12th, 2020|Donating, Holiday Programs|

Giving Gardens in Bloom

Community Donates Fresh Produce to Food Shelf at Neighbors Did you know that each growing season many families, businesses, schools, churches and other garden enthusiasts donate some (or all) of their fresh produce to the food shelf at Neighbors? Shoppers in our food shelf benefit from this delicious (and nutritious) generosity. If you have extra [...]

2020-08-03T08:41:11-05:00July 20th, 2020|Donating, Food Shelf, Volunteers|

Clothes Closet Thrift Store Donation Update

Clothes Closet Thrift Store Contactless Curbside Donation Procedures The Neighbors Clothes Closet Thrift Store will begin accepting donations on July 13, 2020. Donations will be accepted in the upper level parking lot the following dates and times: Mondays 9am - Noon Wednesdays 1pm - 4pm Fridays 9am - Noon The following procedures have been temporarily [...]

2020-08-03T08:41:42-05:00July 1st, 2020|Clothes Closet, Donating, Fashion|

A Message Regarding the Neighbors’ Clothes Closet Thrift Store

A Message from Neighbors’ President and CEO Regarding the Neighbors’ Clothes Closet Thrift Store: On May 13, Governor Walz announced that retail stores can reopen on May 18 provided a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan is in place.  I am grateful for the Governor’s guidance on how we are able to open the Clothes Closet Thrift Store [...]

2020-08-03T08:44:14-05:00May 15th, 2020|Clothes Closet, Donating, Fashion, From Our CEO|

Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

Annual March Food & Fundraising Drive Helps Stock the Shelves at Neighbors Donations of food and funds during the month of March are critical to keep the shelves stocked at the Neighbors, Inc. food shelf. “Food shelf donations are investments in the health and well-being of our community. Your generous donations create opportunities for our [...]

2020-08-03T08:50:00-05:00February 28th, 2020|Donating, Donors, Events, Food Shelf, Volunteers|

Giving With Heart

An interview with Gloria Contreras Edin, Chair of the Neighbors Board of Directors. How did you become involved with Neighbors? In 2016, I was invited to be on the board of directors by a friend from Rotary. When asked, I immediately jumped at the invitation, as I considered it an honor to be able to [...]

2020-08-03T08:50:58-05:00February 24th, 2020|Donating, Neighbors Staff, Volunteers|

Holiday Gift Program 2019

Santa's elves (aka Neighbors volunteers and staff) have been busy preparing for the upcoming holiday season. Neighbors anticipates it will provide more than 700 families with Christmas presents this year thanks to the generosity of our donors, church partners, community members and volunteers. The Holiday Gift Program office officially opens on Monday, October 28th. If [...]

2020-08-03T09:24:41-05:00October 14th, 2019|Donating, Holiday Programs, Volunteering|

MN FoodShare Highlight: Menards

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 [...]

Give to the Max Day Donation Match

Planning to participate in Minnesota’s annual day of giving? We hope you’ll chose to donate 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 thanks to a generous anonymous donor who has offered to [...]

2020-08-03T09:49:08-05:00November 8th, 2018|Donating, Donors|

Walk with Neighbors to Fight Hunger

Looking for a meaningful way to give back on Thanksgiving? Help us as we fight hunger (and have fun doing it!) The Walk to End Hunger is an indoor, family-friendly walk with lots of activities - such as face painters, fitness games, a food packing project and more. Find out what a past participant has [...]

2020-08-03T09:50:10-05:00October 25th, 2018|Donating, Events, Food Shelf|
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