Making Holiday Wishes Come True The Holiday Gift Program at Neighbors makes wishes come true for children and seniors experiencing need in our community. Each year generous donors and dedicated volunteers come together to make the season brighter for our neighbors that need it most. Please consider lending your support to this heartwarming program by [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Community Donates Fresh Produce to Food Shelf at Neighbors Did you know that each growing season many families, businesses, schools, churches and other garden enthusiasts donate some (or all) of their fresh produce to the food shelf at Neighbors? Shoppers in our food shelf benefit from this delicious (and nutritious) generosity. If you have extra [...]
Clothes Closet Thrift Store Contactless Curbside Donation Procedures The Neighbors Clothes Closet Thrift Store will begin accepting donations on July 13, 2020. Donations will be accepted in the upper level parking lot the following dates and times: Mondays 9am - Noon Wednesdays 1pm - 4pm Fridays 9am - Noon The following procedures have been temporarily [...]
A Message from Neighbors’ President and CEO Regarding the Neighbors’ Clothes Closet Thrift Store: On May 13, Governor Walz announced that retail stores can reopen on May 18 provided a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan is in place. I am grateful for the Governor’s guidance on how we are able to open the Clothes Closet Thrift Store [...]
Read all about the latest updates to Neighbors operations during the COVID-19 crisis, our progress with Minnesota FoodShare's March Campaign and a special message to our amazing volunteers in this month's newsletter. Click here to read full story.
Dear Friends of Neighbors, In 1972, six churches came together to confront a community crisis and formed Neighbors, Inc. We have been serving our community ever since. Today, the crisis is different but Neighbors is still here to help. COVID-19 has caused us to temporarily modify our operations. We have had to adjust due to [...]
Annual March Food & Fundraising Drive Helps Stock the Shelves at Neighbors Donations of food and funds during the month of March are critical to keep the shelves stocked at the Neighbors, Inc. food shelf. “Food shelf donations are investments in the health and well-being of our community. Your generous donations create opportunities for our [...]
Make room for mushrooms! Menu Makers for March features recipes involving cream of mushroom soup. You can find these marvelous recipes here.
Join us on Saturday, February 1st at Cub in Inver Grove Heights as we raise food and funds for the food shelf at Neighbors. Volunteers will be on hand from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. to help bag groceries and collect donations. Stop by and say hi and stock up on groceries before the big [...]
This month's Menu Makers features canned potatoes! These tasty super spud recipes can be found here.
As we ring in the new year, Neighbors will be updating our hours of operation. In an effort to align our program hours and to better serve our guests, Neighbors will be adjusting our hours to allow for more comprehensive access to our programs and services. Beginning January 2, 2020, the new hours will be [...]
The first Menu Makers of the year is here, and it features a classic staple of brown rice! These recipes are delicious and nutritious, and can be found here.
Members of The Saint Paul Hotel’s Executive Committee have been buying gifts for children in need through the Neighbors Holiday Gift Program for over ten years. We recently sat down with Megan Voelke, Executive Assistant, and Leslie Ingiald, Director of Sales, to talk more about this meaningful tradition. “It gets you into the holiday spirit. [...]
Catch up on the latest news at Neighbors, Inc. December's newsletter features information about volunteer opportunities, upcoming events, food shelf needs and more. Want to receive this via email? Send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll sign you up! Click here to read December's newsletter.
Just in time for the holidays, our Menu Makers team has brought in a whole new delicious batch of recipes using canned fruit cocktail! Click here for a complete list of fruit cocktail recipes.
Neighbors Express Offers Daily Food Support Neighbors Express, a new food distribution program at Neighbors, Inc., has been established as a way to help fill the gap for families experiencing food insecurity in our community. In addition to monthly food shelf visits, individuals and families are able to access the resources provided at Neighbors Express [...]
Each year, Augustana Lutheran Church participates in the Neighbors, Inc. Holiday Gift Program by connecting congregational members (as adopters) with families and seniors in need through the Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Senior programs. I recently sat down with Cathy Hendrikson, staff member at Augustana, to find out how they have made this program such a successful ministry [...]
It's time to spill the beans about this month's recipes! Our Menu Makers team has created some protein rich menu items featuring garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, that will keep your fall tasting delicious. Click here for a complete list of garbanzo bean recipes.