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26 04, 2019

Thank You Volunteers!

2020-08-03T09:35:59-05:00April 26th, 2019|Clothes Closet, Come As You Are (CAYA), Food Shelf, Holiday Programs, Volunteers|

Neighbors, Inc. held its 47th Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon in April at Augustana Lutheran Church in West St. Paul. This year's theme was "All-Stars" to recognize the all-star contributions of all of the dedicated volunteers who have given their time and talent to Neighbors over the past year. The following volunteers were recognized [...]

3 04, 2019

MN FoodShare Highlight: Menards

2019-04-03T16:00:45-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Communities, Donating, Donors, Food Shelf, Mendota Heights, West Saint Paul|

Every weekend during March, Clarice, a cashier at Menards, puts together a display of food items (including complete meal suggestions for under $2) at her register to sell to customers so they have an easy way to donate to Neighbors, Inc. during Minnesota FoodShare. The donation bins are located at the end of the register [...]

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 [...]

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