December Newsletter

  In December's newsletter, get ready for a festive array of updates and highlights from Neighbors, Inc.! Join us for the enchanting "It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at the prestigious Saint Paul Hotel – an event not to be missed. A recap of the heartwarming moments from Give to the Max Day [...]

2023-12-01T12:55:34-06:00December 1st, 2023|Events, Holiday Programs, News, Volunteering|

December Newsletter

Read all about our custom app for the Holiday Gift Program, opportunities to support Neighbors during the holiday season, updates about volunteering, the Clothes Closet Thrift Store and more! Click here to read the full December newsletter.

2020-12-01T16:11:39-06:00December 1st, 2020|Holiday Programs, News|

Neighbors Holiday Gift Program Seeks Adopters

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 [...]

2020-10-26T15:26:56-05:00October 12th, 2020|Donating, Holiday Programs|

Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: The Saint Paul Hotel

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. [...]

2020-08-03T09:32:14-05:00December 4th, 2019|Donors, Holiday Programs, Programs|

Holiday Gift Program Spotlight: Augustana Lutheran

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 [...]

2020-08-03T09:04:14-05:00November 5th, 2019|Donors, Holiday Programs, Volunteering, West Saint Paul|

Holiday Gift Program 2019

Santa's elves (aka Neighbors volunteers and staff) have been busy preparing for the upcoming holiday season. Neighbors anticipates it will provide more than 700 families with Christmas presents this year thanks to the generosity of our donors, church partners, community members and volunteers. The Holiday Gift Program office officially opens on Monday, October 28th. If [...]

2020-08-03T09:24:41-05:00October 14th, 2019|Donating, Holiday Programs, Volunteering|

Thank You 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 [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Susan J.

December’s volunteer spotlight is Susan, one of our dedicated Holiday Gift Program volunteers. Susan works hard to make sure all of the families seeking holiday gift assistance have warm winter gear and clothing for their children. “I have enjoyed all of the aspects of (my) volunteering but it is especially rewarding to help with the [...]

2020-08-03T09:47:24-05:00December 11th, 2018|Holiday Programs, Volunteers|

First Graders Make Adopt-A-Family Their Class Project

Class Raises Money, Selects and Wraps Gifts Recently, a first grade class at Lincoln Center Elementary School in South St. Paul took on a big challenge: collect enough money to buy presents for someone else. They were encouraged to earn money by doing extra chores around the house. The students would bring in their donation [...]

2020-10-30T10:34:44-05:00December 17th, 2015|Donating, Donors, Holiday Programs, South Saint Paul|

Deadline for Holiday Assistance: Dec. 9th

Last chance to sign up! The last day to apply for holiday program assistance at Neighbors is Wednesday, December 9th. Apply in person at the Neighbors office (lower level). To qualify you must live in Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake or West St. Paul. Hours for applications are [...]

2020-10-30T10:33:25-05:00December 2nd, 2015|Holiday Programs, News|

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Happenings

Community Events, Promotions & Deals to Benefit Neighbors, Inc. Neighbors, Inc. is grateful for the support of all of the organizations, businesses and community partners who are coordinating benefit events this holiday season. Every Child Should Receive a New Book Donations accepted until December 5th (drop-off at South St. Paul City Hall or the South St. [...]

Volunteer Recognition: January

Neighbors, Inc. is starting a fresh, new year by recognizing these two ladies: Linda F. and Sandy G. Their commitment to volunteering with Neighbors is exceptional. Everything done by volunteers like them can not be replaced and for that we thank them! "Santa would be lucky to have these ladies as his elves. So glad [...]

2015-01-14T14:38:35-06:00January 14th, 2015|Holiday Programs, Volunteering, Volunteers|

Items Needed for Love Your Neighbor Program

The following items are still needed for our holiday "Love Your Neighbor" program: Girls: Clothing - size 12 (everything) & size 16 (tops, sweaters & pajamas) Boys: Clothing size 12 (everything), pants (sizes 10-12) & pajamas (size 14) Both Girls & Boys : toys for ages 12+ and hats/mittens/gloves sizes 4 & up Men's extended [...]

2014-11-19T11:40:42-06:00November 19th, 2014|Donating, Holiday Programs, News|
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