Find Essential Items at Affordable Prices And Support Neighbors at the Same Time! After taking its second pause during the COVID pandemic, the Clothes Closet Thrift Store re-opened for in-person shopping on Wednesday, March 17 and began accepting donations on April 7. During the latest temporary closure, the store layout was updated a second time [...]
Grocery Store Partners Offer Convenient Way to Donate to Neighbors, Inc. Several of our grocery store partners sell pre-packaged donation bags to help the Neighbors food shelf. Bags typically cost between $5 - $15, depending on the items inside. Neighbors works with the grocery store partners to change the contents of the bags, depending on [...]
Planning a garden? Consider donating some fresh produce to Neighbors this season! Read all about setting up a giving garden as well as updates on the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign and more in this month's newsletter. Click here to read the full April newsletter.
Cereal - it's not just for breakfast anymore! Check out these creative and delicious recipes our Menu Makers team has come up with for cinnamon crunch cereal. They're sweet! Click here for cinnamon crunch cereal recipes. Menu Makers is a recipe-sharing program developed by Neighbors’ food shelf volunteers. It features a different [...]
Local Church Gets Creative to Keep their Annual March Campaign Safe While Still Supporting Neighbors Despite worshiping apart from each other this year, Luther Memorial Church in South St. Paul wanted to find a safe way to unite its members during their annual Minnesota FoodShare fundraiser because they are passionate about caring for their neighbors. [...]
Learn all about Minnesota FoodShare's March Campaign, read about our new Alumni program for retired volunteers, find out when you can shop in the Clothes Closet Thrift Store and discover new recipes for canned tuna thanks to our team of Menu Makers volunteers. Click here to read the March newsletter.
Tuna is a great source of protein that can be added to lots of simple and affordable meals. Canned tuna is shelf-stable and easy to store. It is one of the staples that can be found in our food shelf. Click here to check out the delicious list of tuna recipes from our Menu Makers [...]
Annual March Donation Drive Helps Stock the Shelves MN FoodShare March Campaign Benefits Neighbors, Inc. Donations during the month of March are critical to keep the shelves stocked at the Neighbors, Inc. food shelf. This past year, Neighbors served more than 6,500 households/families in our food shelf and distributed nearly 900,000 lbs. of food. We [...]
February is the month of love and we LOVE to see our volunteers returning to serve their neighbors in need at Neighbors, Inc. Find out what else is going on at Neighbors during the month of February in our latest newsletter. Click here to read the full February newsletter.
Our Menu Maker's volunteer team has come up with some *super* recipes using another food shelf staple: raisins. Raisins are high in antioxidants and fiber and low in both fat and cholesterol. They're the perfect ingredient enhancement to many delicious recipes. Try one of these while you are watching the big game in February! Click [...]
Catch up on the latest news for the new year! January's newsletter includes information about new at-home volunteer opportunities and a link to watch our brand new video. Click here to read the full newsletter.
There are a variety of delicious ways you can incorporate spaghetti noodles into your meals. With both vegetarian and protein-packed options, these recipes will fit into many different diets. Click here for a complete list of Menu Makers' featured spaghetti recipes. Menu Makers is a recipe-sharing program developed by Neighbors’ food shelf volunteers. [...]
Read all about our custom app for the Holiday Gift Program, opportunities to support Neighbors during the holiday season, updates about volunteering, the Clothes Closet Thrift Store and more! Click here to read the full December newsletter.
Read all about this year's Holiday Gift Program, food drives, Give to the Max Day, food shelf needs, Clothes Closet Thrift Store updates and more in this month's e-newsletter. Click here to read full newsletter.
This month's newsletter features information about helping out with the Neighbors Holiday Gift Program, details about upcoming events and updated shopping and donation hours for the Clothes Closet Thrift Store. To read the full newsletter, click here.
October's Menu Makers Program Features Canned Corn It's Fall harvest time - which makes us think of apples and pumpkins and corn. Our volunteer team of recipe experts has put together a collection of wonderful recipes made with canned corn (one of our food shelf staples) to share. Click here for a complete list of [...]
Read about the latest donation needs in the food shelf, current volunteer opportunities, event updates and more in our September e-newsletter. Click here to read more.
September's Featured Menu Makers Product: Canned Apricots After taking a brief pause, our Menu Makers recipe-sharing program is back and we can't wait to share more delicious, nutritious and affordable menu options with you. Originally started (and continuously managed) by a dedicated group of volunteers, Menu Makers provides new and healthy recipes for items found [...]
Find out about the latest updates at Neighbors, Inc. - including when our Clothes Closet Thrift Store is re-opening, information about volunteer activities you can do at home and an update on our annual Duck Races event. Click here to read the August newsletter.
Catch up on the latest about our new organics recycling initiative, updates from the Clothes Closet Thrift Store, information about service opportunities and more! Click here to read the full newsletter.