Annual Cub Foods “Super Bagging Event” What: Join Drake Bank's Scott Swenson and Neighbors, Inc. for the annual Super Bagging Fundraiser to fight local hunger! The Neighbors team along with our mighty volunteers will take over the local Cub Foods Stores in West St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights to bag groceries for tips all [...]
Read January's newsletter at Neighbors, Inc and discover how to do more in 2024 and be a force for positive change. A thank you to generous donors who made our Holiday Gift Program a success. The South St. Paul Voice shines the spotlight on Neighbors. A recap of "It's a Wonderful Life" at the Saint [...]
In December's newsletter, get ready for a festive array of updates and highlights from Neighbors, Inc.! Join us for the enchanting "It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at the prestigious Saint Paul Hotel – an event not to be missed. A recap of the heartwarming moments from Give to the Max Day [...]
November is here! Get ready to embrace the spirit of giving this season with a lineup of exciting events at Neighbors, Inc. We're kicking off the "giving season" with a Meat Raffle on November 14th, followed by a drive-thru food drive on November 16th, coinciding with Give to the Max Day. It's a wonderful opportunity [...]
It's October and fall is in the air. We are excited to announce our Great Neighbors Duck Races event, scheduled for the first Saturday of this month. Join us for a day filled with entertainment, community support, and a chance to win tons of great prizes. As we approach the holiday season, we are thrilled [...]
Get ready for some exciting events this September by checking out our latest newsletter! As autumn approaches, mark your calendar for some truly fantastic community events, including the IGH Days Parade, Sip & Spell Adult Spelling Bee, and The Great Neighbors Duck Races. In addition, September is Hunger Action Month, a time to increase awareness [...]
Can you believe it's already August? Our newsletter for this month has some exciting updates, including an invitation to a meet & greet open house with Dawn, a big thank you to all who helped us reach our goal for the "Open Your Heart Challenge," a request for summer food donations, a spotlight on our [...]
Check out the exciting newsletter for the month of July! Explore a message from our latest Executive Director, Dawn Wambeke, along with a community event hosted by the Women of West St. Paul. Engage in an interactive Financial Empowerment activity, and read our new blog post highlighting the benefits of food rescue. Also, don't miss [...]
Have you noticed your grocery bill going up in the last year? You are not alone. In the last 12 months, our Hunger Program has provided 900,000 pounds of food to over 60,000 individuals. That is 130,000 pounds more than we provided the previous year! We have seen many new faces who have been hit [...]
Combating Food Waste and Improving Community Health By Cody Semo, Marketing & Community Events Coordinator at Neighbors, Inc. What is Food Waste? Food can be wasted in a variety of ways: it spoils or is thrown out, foods that could be recycled or donated are not, or efforts are not made [...]
Don’t like saving money? These 3 tips are for you Start Small If you feel like saving is a waste of time because you don’t have much money or didn’t start earlier, start small. Even small savings can give you security and improve your well-being. There is a common suggestion to have 3 to 6 [...]
June’s Newsletter is pleased to announce the new Executive Director of Neighbors, receiving the Meets Standards® Seal from Charities Review Council, the Volunteer Alumni Program, an ask for summer produce, a list of upcoming summer events, a valuable Clothes Closet story, and our current business hours. Click here to read the full article.
The Neighbors, Inc. Board of Directors has announced Dawn Wambeke as its next Executive Director. Dawn will officially join Neighbors on Monday, June 12. “Dawn’s enthusiasm about our mission and her experience developing and implementing strategic plans gave the search committee confidence that she was the right person to lead Neighbors,” said Beth Baumann, Neighbors’ [...]
This months recipes feature a pantry staple: Spaghetti Noodles. From classic Italian recipes to creative fusion creations, spaghetti noodles offer endless culinary possibilities. Whether you're craving a comforting bowl of spaghetti and meatballs, or a hearty spaghetti carbonara, these noodles serve as the perfect base for flavorful sauces and toppings. Click here for recipes in [...]
Neighbors is seeking community volunteers to join their Board of Directors to help steward the legacy of Neighbors and who are dedicated to providing opportunities for our neighbors to thrive. About Neighbors' Board of Directors The board provides governance and leadership support to the organization’s mission, vision and values in accordance with the strategic goals. [...]
May’s Newsletter recaps Minnesota FoodShare, Promoting the Health of the Public Achievement Awarded to Susan Schroeder, a list of upcoming events, and a staff highlight. Click here to read the full newsletter.
Check out this months raisin-inspired recipes from The Menu Makers. From sweet Old Fashioned Raisin Cake to a savory Rice with Raisins and Apples. Raisins can add a flavorful touch to a wide range of recipes. Give them a try in your next culinary creation. Click here to read the recipes in English Click here [...]
April’s Newsletter spotlights the need for support for Minnesota FoodShare, the job description for Neighbors’ new Executive Director position, National Volunteer Week (April 16-22), how you can show support with a Neighbors Yard Sign, and a new section highlighting Neighbors staff & volunteers. Click here to read the full newsletter.
The Menu Makers teamed up and gathered their best recipes for Dried Pinto Beans. Check out these cost-saving recipes to turn your ordinary beans into a delicious dish they whole family will enjoy. Click here for Dried Pinto Bean Recipes (English) Click here for Dried Pinto Beans Recipes (Spanish) Pasta Bean Salad Spicy Pinto Beans [...]
March's Newsletter has Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign center stage, an introduction to Neighbors' new Interim Executive Director Donna Dalton, America Saves Week: what it is and how you can get involved, and a sign-up for volunteer drivers. Click here to read the full newsletter.