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15 03, 2019

MN FoodShare Highlight: Somerset Elementary

2020-08-03T09:39:13-05:00March 15th, 2019|Donors, Food Shelf, Mendota Heights|

Somerset School has collected food for local food shelves for over twenty-five years. Their goal is to collect close to 1,200 food items each year. If every student and staff member donates 3 or more food items, they get very close to achieving their goal. The food drive lasts two weeks and each day has [...]

12 03, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: 3M Film & Materials Resource Division

2020-08-03T09:39:48-05:00March 12th, 2019|Donors, Food Shelf, Volunteers|

The 3M Film and Materials Resource Division has been volunteering in small groups at Neighbors on a monthly basis since July 2017. This is what they had to say about their experience: Describe your involvement with Neighbors: We usually work in the Food Shelf. Some of us have been volunteering at Neighbors over eight years. We [...]

11 02, 2019

Stock the Shelves in March!

2020-08-03T09:43:40-05:00February 11th, 2019|Donors, Food Shelf, News|

Minnesota FoodShare Campaign Benefits Neighbors Annual March Food & Fundraising Drive Helps Stock the Shelves Donations of food and funds during the month of March are critical to keep the shelves stocked at Neighbors, Inc. “We count on the generosity of our donors during Minnesota Foodshare in March to help us provide for the hungry [...]

29 01, 2019

Feed Our Neighbors Food Drive

2020-08-03T09:44:37-05:00January 29th, 2019|Donors, Food Shelf, Inver Grove Heights|

Join us on Saturday, February 2 at the Cub Foods locations in Inver Grove Heights and West St. Paul as we collect food and funds and bag your groceries - all to support Neighbors, Inc.! Volunteers from Neighbors will be on hand to help bag groceries and take donations of both food and funds to [...]

30 11, 2018

December Menu Makers: Dried Plums

2020-08-03T09:48:24-05:00November 30th, 2018|Food Shelf, Programs|

Check out the seasonal recipe features for this month's Menu Makers item: dried plums. Whether you are entertaining or just relaxing at home, these recipes will get you in the holiday spirit! Click here for a complete list of dried plum recipes. Also, we'd like to wish the Menu Makers program at happy 4th [...]

25 10, 2018

Walk with Neighbors to Fight Hunger

2020-08-03T09:50:10-05:00October 25th, 2018|Donating, Events, Food Shelf|

Looking for a meaningful way to give back on Thanksgiving? Help us as we fight hunger (and have fun doing it!) The Walk to End Hunger is an indoor, family-friendly walk with lots of activities - such as face painters, fitness games, a food packing project and more. Find out what a past participant has [...]

11 09, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: TESA Group

2020-08-03T09:54:41-05:00September 11th, 2018|Food Shelf, Volunteers|

Students who are enrolled in the District 917 TESA (Transitional Education Service Alternative Program) program have been volunteering at the Neighbors food shelf since September 2016. Originally placed by VolunteerMatch, students in the TESA group acquire valuable volunteer experience on a weekly basis. TESA’s post high school program also gives students with disabilities between 18 [...]

24 05, 2018

Generous gardeners unite to fight hunger

2020-08-06T14:49:34-05:00May 24th, 2018|Donors, Food Shelf|

by Tim Spitzack From the May 2018 edition of the South St. Paul Voice** The tomato is one of the most universal vegetables in the world. OK, it’s technically a fruit but it’s commonly called a vegetable in cooking. This juicy red fruit (happy?) is grown and eaten on nearly every continent and is enjoyed [...]

18 04, 2018

2018 March Minnesota FoodShare a Success

2020-08-06T15:42:48-05:00April 18th, 2018|Donors, Events, Food Shelf|

The 2018 March Minnesota FoodShare campaign has wrapped up and what a journey it has been! From the time we started planning in January to the last donation received in April, we have so many people to thank for making it a success. Staff, volunteers, donors, community, business, and so many more… Each year, we [...]

16 04, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Donation Pick-Up

2020-08-06T15:46:40-05:00April 16th, 2018|Food Shelf, Volunteers|

Mike, Tom, Dave and Howard are a small, but dedicated group of volunteers that provide an important service for Neighbors’ food shelf: donation pick-up. Since our donations are many and we are few, Neighbors relies on volunteers to help us retrieve, load and deliver some of the donations we get from our local food partners. [...]

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