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Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: The Saint Paul Hotel

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. [...]

December Newsletter

Catch up on the latest news at Neighbors, Inc. December's newsletter features information about volunteer opportunities, upcoming events, food shelf needs and more. Want to receive this via email? Send us a note at info@neighborsmn.org and we'll sign you up! Click here to read December's newsletter.

December Menu Makers: Canned Fruit Cocktail

Just in time for the holidays, our Menu Makers team has brought in a whole new delicious batch of recipes using canned fruit cocktail! Click here for a complete list of fruit cocktail recipes.

Announcing Neighbors Express

Neighbors Express Offers Daily Food Support Neighbors Express, a new food distribution program at Neighbors, Inc., has been established as a way to help fill the gap for families experiencing food insecurity in our community. In addition to monthly food shelf visits, individuals and families are able to access the resources provided at Neighbors Express [...]

Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: Augustana Lutheran

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 [...]

November Newsletter

Catch up on the latest news at Neighbors, Inc. November's newsletter features information about volunteer opportunities, upcoming events, food shelf needs and more. Want to receive this via email? Send us a note at info@neighborsmn.org and we'll sign you up! Click here to read November's newsletter.

November Menu Makers: Garbanzo Beans

It's time to spill the beans about this month's recipes! Our Menu Makers team has created some protein rich menu items featuring garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, that will keep your fall tasting delicious. Click here for a complete list of garbanzo bean recipes.

Interview with Commissioner Joe Atkins

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 [...]

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 [...]

2019 Great Neighbors’ Duck Races Prize Winners

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 [...]

October Newsletter

Catch up on the latest news at Neighbors, Inc. October's newsletter features information about volunteer opportunities, upcoming events, food shelf needs and more. Want to receive this via email? Send us a note at info@neighborsmn.org and we'll sign you up! Click here to read October's newsletter.

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

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 [...]

October Menu Makers: Canned Mixed Vegetables

Looking to mix things up? Our Menu Makers team has compiled some delicious, nutritious and colorful menu items featuring canned mixed vegetables that are sure to enhance to your next meal. Click here for a complete list of mixed vegetables recipes.

September Menu Makers: Corn on the Cob

Corn on the cob makes for some delicious dishes anytime - but especially during the final days of Summer! Our Menu Makers team has compiled some delicious, nutritious and colorful menu items that are sure to add some pizazz to your next meal. Click here for a complete list of corn on the cob recipes.

September Newsletter

Welcome to Autumn! As Summer winds down and students go back to school, Neighbors continues to be a steady resource for those in our community who need a little extra help. Find out more about what is going on at Neighbors as we head into Fall. https://mailchi.mp/neighborsmn/1cepuymalr    

August Menu Makers: Walnuts

Looking to add a little crunch to your next dish? We have some delicious recipes using walnuts for you! From main dishes, to side dishes, to dessert - walnuts can be added to every course! Click here for our complete list of walnut recipes.

July Newsletter

July's electronic newsletter is full of all sorts of important things happening around Neighbors - including current volunteer needs, news updates and information about a funding match opportunity. To read it, click here. If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please send us a note at: info@neighborsmn.org. Thanks!

Happy 102nd Birthday, Virginia!

A very happy birthday to the one and only Virginia (Ginger) Milbert! On June 26th, we celebrated a very special birthday at Neighbors - Virginia, our longest serving volunteer, turned 102 years young. Virginia has been with Neighbors since day one and remembers when it operated out of a small storage closet at a local [...]

Community Partner: NAMI Minnesota

Compartiendo Esperanza: Speaking With Latinos About Mental Health NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is offering services, resources and free classes to the Latino community every Tuesday from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Neighbors, Inc. Lack of information and misconceptions that surround mental health issues prevent many members of the Latino community from getting [...]

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