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4 06, 2020

Neighbors Core Values: Respect, Generosity & Inclusion

2020-08-03T08:42:38-05:00June 4th, 2020|From Our CEO, News|

Statement from Neighbors CEO on the Death of George Floyd I have a quote from Martin Luther King Jr. on my computer desktop. It reads “It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects [...]

15 05, 2020

A Message Regarding the Neighbors’ Clothes Closet Thrift Store

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

31 08, 2016

Volunteer drivers needed

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

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 [...]

5 11, 2014

Reflections on the Negative Campaigning

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

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 [...]

4 11, 2014

What Do Americans Know About Hunger?

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

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 [...]

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