Between wrapping up our annual Minnesota FoodShare campaign to celebrating National Volunteer Week, April was a busy month at Neighbors. Catch up on all the exciting events that took place and find out more about our current needs and future plans in this month's newsletter. Click here to read the Neighbors' May Newsletter.
Catch up on the latest news at Neighbors - including information about the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, a special event for National Volunteer Week and our special Saturday Sale in the Clothes Closet Thrift Store. Click here to read the full newsletter.
This month's e-newsletter features stories from our past history, information about this year's Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, an important announcement about special sales in the Clothes Closet Thrift Store and more! Click here to read the full March newsletter.
Kristy Oberpriller Luther Memorial Church Rep & Benefit Fashion Show Coordinator A long-time member of Luther Memorial Church in South St. Paul, Kristy Oberpriller has been involved with Neighbors since a young age through her church. Her mother was very active with their church and its community volunteer initiatives, usually bringing Kristy along with [...]
Reflections from Mary Ellen Storms Neighbors Staff Member - 1980's and Beyond Neighbors' 30th Anniversary Luncheon at Church of St. Joseph's. Mary Ellen pictured on far right. Shortly after her husband's death, Mary Ellen Storms attended a meeting at her church and learned about a new service organization from Neighbors Executive Director Bob [...]
We recently caught up with two former AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) team members - Steve and Kazoua - to find out what they have been up to after their service years at Neighbors, Inc. Staff photo from Steve's last day at Neighbors. Steve Watanaskul was the first of three [...]
Learn more about Minnesota's largest food and fund drive of the year (Minnesota FoodShare) as well as information about our upcoming Super Bagging event and more in the latest edition of our monthly e-newsletter. Click here to read full newsletter.
Reflections from Pastor Gary Langness Augustana Lutheran Church, West St. Paul Pastor Gary Langness served at Augustana Lutheran Church in West St. Paul in the early 1970s when Neighbors Director Bob Adams approached the church about becoming a mission partner. Bob specifically asked if Augustana would be interested in supporting Neighbors financially as well [...]
For Immediate Release - South St. Paul, MN The year 2022 marks 50 years of service for Neighbors, Inc. Founded in January 1972 by volunteers from six local churches, Neighbors has grown from a small food pantry in a church storage closet to serving 1,000 families a month with food resources. Two of the [...]
Recipes Featuring Coconut Milk Coconut milk is a tasty alternative to cow's milk and is made from the white flesh of mature coconuts. It comes in both thick and thin versions - each typically used for different types of recipes. Thick coconut milk is generally used in making desserts and sauces while think coconut milk [...]
As we wrap-up another calendar year, we are grateful for the support of our community and are proud of all that we have accomplished together. This month's e-newsletter features stories of how we have made a positive impact in our community through our food distribution programs, holiday gift program and more. Click here to read [...]
Looking for a new recipe to add to your holiday celebration? Our Menu Makers team has got your back! Check out some twists on holiday classics (all featuring food products you would find in our food shelf) with this collection of delicious and nutritious holiday dishes. Click here for a complete list of Menu [...]
As the holiday season approaches, Neighbors is full of hustle and bustle! From upcoming fundraising events to our Holiday Gift Program, find out what is happening this holiday season at Neighbors. Click here to read the full November newsletter.
Join Team Neighbors as we Walk to End Hunger Hunger doesn't just last one day and this year neither does the Walk to End Hunger. This year you're invited to choose how you will fight hunger in our community. Instead of gathering on Thanksgiving morning, you can get together with your friends, family or team [...]
October brings a multitude of seasonal changes and some changes are happening around Neighbors, too, including the return to in-person fundraising events and the start of our holiday gift program. Read all about how you can get involved with Neighbors in our October newsletter. Click here to read.
Change is in the air! The summer is beginning to wind down, school is starting up again and Neighbors is bringing back some annual Fall events. Read all about how you can get involved and support Neighbors and our programming by attending an event, donating food and clothing or volunteering your time in our [...]
September Menu Makers: Smoked Almonds Not only are they a delicious crunchy snack, almonds are also a good source of protein and fiber. Because almonds are a healthy, nutrient-dense food - they are the type of food we prefer to distribute in our food shelf. Check out this list of amazing recipes you can make [...]
Be in the know about what is happening at Neighbors, Inc. in August. Read about our first in-person fundraising event since the pandemic began, take our donor survey, virtually meet our newest team member and get information on the mobile vaccine clinic happening at Neighbors. Click here to read entire newsletter.
August Recipes Feature Nonfat Dry Milk Nonfat dry milk is a wonderful shelf-stable option to use in recipes. From breakfast options to supper entrees (and snacks in between), nonfat dry milk can be used in recipes throughout the entire day! Check out these delicious recipes our team of Menu Makers volunteers has put together [...]
Read all about what is happening this Summer at Neighbors - including information about a matching donation opportunity from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless, summer salad recipes from our Menu Makers team, a "cool" video produced by Town Square Television and virtually meet our new AmeriCorps volunteers. Click here to read the [...]