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November Menu Makers: Thanksgiving Themed Recipes

  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 [...]

2021-11-04T10:10:56-05:00November 4th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

November Newsletter

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. 

2021-11-01T09:23:01-05:00November 1st, 2021|News|

No Hunger November

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 [...]

2021-10-27T10:47:54-05:00October 27th, 2021|Events, Food Shelf, News|

October Newsletter

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. 

2021-10-01T08:32:37-05:00October 1st, 2021|News|

September Newsletter

  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 [...]

2021-09-01T08:36:49-05:00September 1st, 2021|Donating, News, Volunteering|

September Menu Makers: Smoked Almonds

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 [...]

2021-08-27T10:19:16-05:00August 27th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

August Newsletter

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.

2021-08-02T09:01:58-05:00August 2nd, 2021|Events, News|

August Menu Makers: Nonfat Dry Milk

  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 [...]

2021-07-29T09:01:55-05:00July 29th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

July Newsletter

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 [...]

2021-07-01T09:03:05-05:00July 1st, 2021|News|

July Menu Makers: Summer Salads & Salsas

Who's ready for a summer picnic? We've got some wonderful, refreshing summer salad and salsa recipes you can make! They're not too heavy, but are packed with flavor and nutritious ingredients. Click here for full list of summer salad and salsa recipes. Menu Makers is a recipe-sharing program developed by Neighbors’ food shelf volunteers. It [...]

2021-06-15T11:36:43-05:00June 15th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

June Newsletter

  Explore the latest happenings at Neighbors - including a new refrigerated cargo van, participation in a statewide legal assistance program and a special tribute to legacy volunteer Virginia Milbert just before her 104th birthday. Click here to read the full newsletter.

2021-06-02T08:44:37-05:00June 2nd, 2021|News|

June Menu Makers: Mayonnaise

This month's collection of recipes have one important condiment in common: mayonnaise (also referred to as 'mayo'). Mayonnaise is an ingredient that can be used in almost anything as you can tell by our recipes which range from delicious appetizers and side dishes to tasty entrees and rich desserts. Mayonnaise is the so-called glue that [...]

2021-05-28T15:34:03-05:00May 28th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

Legal Kiosk

Neighbors Offers Legal Kiosk Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many components of our legal system were moved online, creating a digital divide that has disproportionately impacted communities across Minnesota. Access to receiving legal assistance has become limited for individuals with barriers to transportation and technology. To help address this issue, the Minnesota Legal Services Coalition [...]

2021-05-20T15:10:57-05:00May 20th, 2021|News, Programs|

May Newsletter

Catch up on the latest happenings at Neighbors, Inc. in our May newsletter. Includes information about a storewide Spring Sale in our Clothes Closet Thrift Store, results of our Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign and more! Click here to read full newsletter. 

2021-05-04T09:54:01-05:00May 4th, 2021|News, Volunteers|

Clothes Closet Focuses on Essential Items

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 [...]

2021-04-13T08:28:14-05:00April 13th, 2021|Clothes Closet, News|

Pre-Packed Donation Bags

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 [...]

2021-04-09T15:36:49-05:00April 9th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

April Newsletter

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.

2021-04-08T09:36:03-05:00April 8th, 2021|News|

April Menu Makers: Cinnamon Crunch Cereal

  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 [...]

2021-03-29T09:26:46-05:00March 29th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

Donation Drives During Challenging Times

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. [...]

2021-03-08T09:27:09-06:00March 8th, 2021|Donating, Food Shelf, News|

March Newsletter

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.

2021-03-02T08:22:36-06:00March 2nd, 2021|News|
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