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|

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|

Neighbors announces new executive director

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 [...]

2020-11-06T10:02:38-06:00February 21st, 2017|Neighbors Staff, News, Northern Dakota County|

Volunteer drivers needed

Many residents in our community don't have reliable transportation. To help them get to medical appointments, Neighbors provides the Dial-A-Ride program. Volunteer drivers use their own vehicles to provide rides to and from the appointment, and in turn receive: Flexibility -- drivers provide rides when their schedules allow Fair mileage reimbursement Opportunities to connect with [...]

2020-11-03T10:36:40-06:00August 31st, 2016|From Our CEO, News, Volunteering|

Reflections on the Negative Campaigning

By the time you read this, election 2014 will be in our rear view mirrors, so nobody can accuse me of using this as a tool for trying to influence the election. I try to remain apolitical. In my role as the ED of a non-profit social service agency I don’t publicly support any candidate [...]

2014-11-04T16:00:21-06:00November 5th, 2014|From Our CEO|

What Do Americans Know About Hunger?

I saw a report recently about a research project that had been conducted by an organization called Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). The research undertook to find out what Americans know about the issue of hunger in our country, and how Americans think the problem should be dealt with. FRAC is the lead advocacy [...]

2014-11-04T16:09:07-06:00November 4th, 2014|Food Shelf, From Our CEO, News|

History – Neighbors Moved 3 Years Ago Today

Neighbors finished moving into 222 Grand Ave W on this day just three years ago. Thank you so much to all of those who helped make the move a success. Neighbors now has a larger home and is able to deliver considerably more services to our community.   This photo was taken after the staff [...]

2014-10-10T12:34:51-05:00October 7th, 2014|Neighbors Staff|

Choose Your Favorite Decorated Duck!

In honor of the upcoming Great Neighbors' Duck Race, the staff and program supervisors have put their creative talents on display by each decorating a rubber ducky. It's your turn to tell us which one you like best! Visit our Facebook page and "like" your favorite duck. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152711039650152.1073741833.100872450151&type=1             Don't [...]

2014-09-03T22:01:09-05:00September 2nd, 2014|Entertainment, Events, Events, Neighbors Staff|
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