Nominations Now Accepted for Neighbors’ Volunteer Recognition Awards!

Do you know a volunteer that lives out Neighbors’ core values of respect, fairness, compassion and empowerment during each shift? Nominate them for one of Neighbors’ Volunteer Recognition Awards! Awarded annually, they recognize individuals and groups who go above and beyond during each shift. Anyone who has given their time to Neighbors in 2017 is [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Deb T.

Neighbors, Inc. would not be able to do the work it does without our volunteers. They are the friendly faces that greet our visitors and the helping hands that keep our food shelf and Clothes Closet running smoothly. Throughout the coming weeks and months, we’ll be spotlighting the many ways volunteers are serving the community [...]

Why Do I Walk to End Hunger?

Amy's family has made the Walk to End Hunger an annual Thanksgiving tradition. They started eight years ago, when her youngest was just barely walking himself. Now it is something the kids look forward to every year. Amy said, "The day after Halloween this year my oldest asked when we were going to do the [...]

Support the Walk to End Hunger – Even If You Can’t Walk on Thanksgiving!

We’d love to have you join us on Thanksgiving morning at the Mall of America for the annual Walk to End Hunger family-friendly 5k fun walk, however we understand that not everyone’s holiday plans allow them to do so. If you aren’t able to make it to the Walk, but would still like to support [...]

Make your gift go further during Give to the Max!

Planning to participate in Minnesota’s annual day of giving? We hope you’ll consider donating to Neighbors. Not only will you be directly helping to fund our emergency and supportive services programs for residents of northern Dakota County, but your gift will also go further! A very generous anonymous donor has offered a dollar-for-dollar match for [...]

November Menu Makers: peanut butter and fresh cranberries

The blustery weather and this month's Menu Makers recipes have us thinking about comfort food and the holidays! To check out these great appetizers, sandwiches and desserts, just click here.

Help #eliMNatehunger on November 23

Give back before you give thanks during the 10th annual Walk to End Hunger! At Neighbors, we serve an average of 500 families each month in the food shelf – all from northern Dakota County – and we’re currently serving more this year than we did in 2016. Will you join us as we partner [...]

Shop for Kindness

Start your holiday shopping early with a Shop for Kindness discount card at the Mall of America. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit the Walk to End Hunger general fund (of which Neighbors receives a portion following the Walk), so it's a fun and easy way to help #eliMNatehunger! The discount cards are $40 [...]

October Menu Makers: fresh squash and dried figs

Fall is in full swing, and this month Menu Makers has some great seasonal recipes for you to enjoy! Check them out here.

Congratulations to the 2017 Duck Races prize winners!

Thank you to everyone who supported Neighbors during the 10th Annual Great Neighbors' Duck Races! A full list of winners* is available below -- please contact Heidi at 651.206.3154 to claim your prize! RACE #1* ESCAPE MSP gift certificate: Carolyn Adams Ruby Tuesday dinner for two: Solveig Bentson Cherry Berry gift card: Ruth Bader RACE [...]

Neighbors achieves Service Enterprise recertification

Neighbors, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have been recertified by Points of Light as a Service Enterprise! A Service Enterprise is an organization that fundamentally leverages volunteers and their skills throughout their organization to successfully deliver on its social mission. Research conducted by the TCC Group, a national program and evaluation firm, found [...]

September Menu Makers: cranberry juice concentrate and apples

Apples and cranberries provide great sweet and savory options in the kitchen, and this month Menu Makers is featuring some of each! From beverages to dressings, entrees to desserts, these recipes offer a little bit of everything. Click here to check them out.

August Menu Makers: applesauce, raisins and zucchini

This month, Menu Makers has some great recipes using pantry staples and fresh, seasonal produce! Check them out by clicking here.

Challenge yourself to end hunger

Accept the 2017 Food Shelf Challenge from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless and Neighbors, Inc. this July. You can make a difference for hungry families in our community. Minnesota summers were made for trips to the cabin, boat rides on the lake, and farmers market outings, not food shelf visits. But that’s the [...]

July Menu Makers: tomato soup (part 2)

Menu Makers is kicking off July with a new round of tomato soup-based recipes. From casserole to dip, chili to cake, you'll definitely want to check them out! Just click here.

Join us for Taps & Apps!

Join us again for a fun-filled evening of beer, appetizers, lawn games and a silent auction on July 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wabasha Brewing Company! Admission includes two tasty glasses of brew from Wabasha's tap selection, as well as delicious appetizers from the Neighbors 2017 Food Fight Champion - Cherokee Tavern. New [...]

June Menu Makers: Side Dishes

Chicken noodle soup is a classic, so this month we're featuring a selection of side dishes that are out of this world! Check them out here.

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