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3 10, 2020

2020 Duck Pond Prize Winners

2020-10-03T13:38:04-05:00October 3rd, 2020|Donors, Events|

2020 Great Neighbors' Duck Pond Prize Winners Thank you to everyone who participated and supported Neighbors, Inc. Here is a list of this year's prize winners: $10 Target gift card: Thomas R. $10 Angelo's Pizza gift card & t-shirt: Martin S. $10 Angelo's Pizza gift card & t-shirt: Norbert Q. $20 gift card to The [...]

28 09, 2020

Duck Pond Replaces Duck Races in 2020

2020-09-28T09:19:53-05:00September 28th, 2020|Donors, Events|

The Neighbors Ducks Are Still Afloat in 2020 Neighbors’ signature benefit event – the Great Neighbors’ Duck Races – will be altered this year to accommodate safety precautions due to COVID-19. Instead of racing rubber ducks, the ducks will be placed into a pond and plucked out for a chance to win prizes for their [...]

5 05, 2020

Food Fight Feature: BLVD Bar + Grille

2020-08-03T08:44:51-05:00May 5th, 2020|Donating, Donors, Events, West Saint Paul|

Our friends from the TC Burger Club are back to review another round of burgers for the Great Neighbors' Food Fight competition and fundraiser. They sampled the remaining four burgers in this year's competition and are happy to share their thoughts with you. Here is what they had to say about the final burger of [...]

30 03, 2020

Still Open and Serving our Neighbors in Need

2020-08-03T08:46:29-05:00March 30th, 2020|Donors, From Our CEO, News, Programs, Volunteers|

Dear Friends of Neighbors, In 1972, six churches came together to confront a community crisis and formed Neighbors, Inc. We have been serving our community ever since. Today, the crisis is different but Neighbors is still here to help. COVID-19 has caused us to temporarily modify our operations. We have had to adjust due to [...]

9 03, 2020

MN FoodShare Spotlight: Sweetness and Spice of Life

2020-08-03T08:48:05-05:00March 9th, 2020|Donors, Inver Grove Heights, Volunteers|

During the annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, many of our church partners support Neighbors by organizing food and fund drives. We recently spoke with a representative from one of our long-standing church partners, Bethesda Lutheran Church in Inver Grove Heights, about their unique food and fund drive theme this year.  Question: How did you choose [...]

28 02, 2020

Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

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

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 [...]

4 12, 2019

Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: The Saint Paul Hotel

2020-08-03T09:32:14-05:00December 4th, 2019|Donors, Holiday Programs, Programs|

Members of The Saint Paul Hotel’s Executive Committee have been buying gifts for children in need through the Neighbors Holiday Gift Program for over ten years. We recently sat down with Megan Voelke, Executive Assistant, and Leslie Ingiald, Director of Sales, to talk more about this meaningful tradition.  “It gets you into the holiday spirit. [...]

5 11, 2019

Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: Augustana Lutheran

2020-08-03T09:04:14-05:00November 5th, 2019|Donors, Holiday Programs, Volunteering, West Saint Paul|

Each year, Augustana Lutheran Church participates in the Neighbors, Inc. Holiday Gift Program by connecting congregational members (as adopters) with families and seniors in need through the Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Senior programs. I recently sat down with Cathy Hendrikson, staff member at Augustana, to find out how they have made this program such a successful ministry [...]

15 10, 2019

Interview with Commissioner Joe Atkins

2020-08-03T09:25:20-05:00October 15th, 2019|Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights|

For Commissioner Joe Atkins, it all started as a result of three poignant moments in June of 1997. The first moment was when he read a news story about a local third grader in need of food during the summer months. The second moment happened as a result of his cousins teasing him about elected [...]

5 10, 2019

2019 Great Neighbors’ Duck Races Prize Winners

2020-08-03T09:25:49-05:00October 5th, 2019|Donors, Events|

We had a great day filled with fun and lots and lots of ducks during the 12th Annual Great Neighbors' Duck Races on Saturday, October 5th. Thank you to everyone who supported Neighbors, Inc. by adopting a duck. Congratulations to this year's prize winners! Race #1 Angelo’s Pizza gift certificate: Shannon B. The Coop gift [...]

30 09, 2019

12th Annual Great Neighbors’ Duck Races on October 5th

2020-08-03T09:26:47-05:00September 30th, 2019|Donors, Events, Events|

Great Neighbors’ Duck Races Back on the Road Again Annual Benefit Event for Neighbors, Inc. Neighbors’ signature benefit event – the Great Neighbors’ Duck Races – will be held on October 5, 2019, during South St. Paul’s On The Road Again community festival. The Duck Races event features a series of rubber duck races throughout [...]

4 06, 2019

June News

2020-08-03T09:34:14-05:00June 4th, 2019|Donors, News, Volunteers|

Check out our June e-newsletter to learn about our Stamp Out Hunger results, Summer Meals Program, volunteer opportunities, new Food Sustainability Summer Intern and more! Click here to read the June newsletter. If you are interested in receiving this newsletter via email, please send us a note at: info@neighborsmn.org.  

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 [...]

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