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A big ‘THANK YOU’

Once again, we are humbled by the support we received from the community during the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. This year, we collected a combined total of 324,859 pounds/dollars to help feed our neighbors in need. To everyone who donated, volunteered and helped spread the word, thank you! We are so grateful.

Meet Charlie!

Want to learn more about Charlie Thompson, Neighbors' new president and CEO? Check out this story by Town Square Television!

April Menu Makers: Whole Wheat Pasta & Spaghetti Sauce

Ever wonder about the benefits of whole wheat? Since this month's Menu Makers recipes are highlighting whole wheat pasta and spaghetti sauce, here's a little food for thought. Whole wheat products: provide lasting energy help improve digestive health aide in muscle and tissue repair help improve functional capacity help with bone strength and immunity Learn [...]

2017-05-11T10:59:56+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|News|

2017 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: Jersey’s Bar & Grill

Today marks the last day to use your 2017 Great Neighbors' Food Fight punch card! We hope you enjoyed the great wings featured by the six participating restaurants -- don't forget to vote for your favorite by April 7. And now, we hope you'll read on to learn more about Griffin's final Food Fight stop! [...]

2017 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: The Coop

If you haven't had a chance to finish sampling all the great wings in this year's Great Neighbors Food Fight, be sure to get them done by Friday, March 31. Then cast your vote here by April 7. ---- As this, a journey most fowl, comes nearer to its untimely conclusion, believe me when I say [...]

Congratulations, Virginia!

We are thrilled to share that Virginia Milbert will be receiving the 2017 Service to Others – Humanitarian Recognition (SOHR) from the South St. Paul/Inver Grove Heights Rotary Club! Virginia was part of the group that led the effort to organize what would become Neighbors, Inc. in the early 1970’s, and she continues to volunteer [...]

2017 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: BLVD Bar + Grille

Read on to get the details about Griffin's latest Food Fight adventure! -- What began as a charming Tuesday afternoon ended as a delightful Tuesday early evening at the latest stop on my Food Fight adventure. The destination: BLVD Bar & Grill. As my mom and I approached the door, we knew we were in [...]

2017 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: B-52 Burgers and Brew

As you get ready to read Griffin's latest stop, don't forget -- punch cards are available at the Neighbors office or by clicking here! -- The day was Sunday, the mission: chicken. After recruiting a couple of friends to partake in the adventure, I hopped into my Chevy and fired down Highway 52 with aplomb. [...]

It’s time for the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign!

The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is here! This annual food and fund drive helps us stock the shelves for the busy summer months ahead, plus the amount we raise plays a role in how much FoodShare funding we receive later in the year – so a donation now goes even further. This year, we’re hoping [...]

March Menu Makers: Peanut Butter

This month’s Menu Makers recipes are a real treat! We’ve taken a classic favorite, peanut butter, and asked it to do some incredible things. With everything from a gooey Grilled PB & J Sandwich to a savory Peanut Broccoli Salad, we think you’re going to like these.

Nominate a volunteer for a Neighbor Indeed Award

Each year, Neighbors recognizes outstanding volunteers who exemplify the organization's core values -- respect, empowerment, compassion and fairness. Anyone who has given their time to Neighbors as a volunteer is eligible, and awards are distributed in the following categories: Respect Fairness Empowerment Compassion Core Values Champion Outstanding Youth Volunteer Program of the Year If you'd like [...]

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 [...]

2017 Great Neighbors’ Food Fight: Cherokee Tavern

We're back with our next installment of Griffin's Food Fight adventures and if it's got you craving chicken wings, there's still time to get in on the action! Punch cards are available at the Neighbors office or by clicking here. ----- A pleasant Sunday drive (it was actually a Wednesday) through the bluffs of Butler Avenue [...]

Get ready for the March Campaign!

March is just around the corner, which means it's time for the annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign! This campaign not only helps us have enough food for the busy summer months ahead, but food shelves from across the state will be vying for funding that is distributed later in the year. Last year, we raised [...]

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