9 04, 2021

Pre-Packed Donation Bags

2021-04-09T15:36:49-05:00April 9th, 2021|Food Shelf, News|

Grocery Store Partners Offer Convenient Way to Donate to Neighbors, Inc. Several of our grocery store partners sell pre-packaged donation bags to help the Neighbors food shelf. Bags typically cost between $5 - $15, depending on the items inside. Neighbors works with the grocery store partners to change the contents of the bags, depending on [...]

23 02, 2018

March Matters

2020-11-13T09:07:14-06:00February 23rd, 2018|Donating, Donors, Events, Northern Dakota County|

From the start of spring to daylight saving time, holidays and spring breaks to winter sports tournaments, there’s a lot going on in March. March also happens to be a big month at Neighbors and for food shelves across the state. The annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign serves as our biggest food and fund drive [...]

8 09, 2016

Name the Shelf!

2020-11-06T08:47:19-06:00September 8th, 2016|Food Shelf, News, Programs, Volunteers|

What do you see when you look at this picture? Sure, it’s a shelf with produce, but it goes beyond that. Donated by one of our volunteers, it’s also a favorite stop during each shopping visit. Some days – particularly at this time of year – it may be stocked with fresh from the garden [...]

18 02, 2015

Seeking Heroes this March!

2020-10-30T09:38:49-05:00February 18th, 2015|Donating, Food Shelf|

Seeking heroes, no superpowers required We love Spiderman because Peter Parker is a humble guy, elevated by supernatural circumstance to a superman. And instead of cowering from the responsibility to use his powers for good, he embraces his new destiny, and fights the good fight. But the truth is, we don’t need to be bitten [...]

24 11, 2014

40 Years of Heartwarming Stories

2014-11-24T13:58:33-06:00November 24th, 2014|Food Shelf, News, Volunteers|

We were honored this weekend to have Nick Ferraro of the Pioneer Press do a piece on 40 Years of Heartwarming Stories at Neighbors. Please check it out.  The photos were done by the PiPress' Scott Takushi and are wonderful as well.   http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_26987774/neighbors-inc-have-its-story-told-thanks-grant

17 09, 2014

Monthly Food Shelf Needs – September

2014-09-17T15:01:20-05:00September 17th, 2014|Food Shelf, Volunteers|

The Incomparable and Amazing Scott Andrews manages Neighbors' Food Shelf Scott writes a monthly piece about the needs in the Food Shelf.  This month he told us about Eunice and clients and volunteers who are gluten intolerent. This week’s Neighbor Spotlight is Eunice.  Eunice has some unique dietary needs.  She has Celiac disease, which means [...]

17 03, 2014

Community of Saints – Girl Scouts Troop

2020-09-18T10:17:23-05:00March 17th, 2014|Food Shelf, Volunteers|

On Sunday, we had the pleasure of having a group of Girl Scouts help collect and sort out food in the Food Shelf.  They had so much energy, especially on a Sunday morning, and collected over 600 pounds of food for us.  What a fun and inspirational way for these young kids to help the community.  Thanks for [...]

28 02, 2014

First Presbyterian Church donates personal hygiene bags and more…. (PICS)

2020-09-18T08:44:40-05:00February 28th, 2014|Donors, Food Shelf|

A GIANT thank you to First Presbyterian Church!!! They dropped off 500 pre- assembled personal hygiene kits and a check for $436.85.  Each kit include 2 rolls of toilet paper (which we were totally out of in the food shelf as of earlier this week), a comb, razor, toothbrush and toothpaste, deodorant, soap, shampoo and [...]

31 10, 2013

Neighbors Food Shelf

2014-07-28T20:41:23-05:00October 31st, 2013|Food Shelf, News, Volunteering|

The Food Shelf was Neighbors’ first program designed to help those in need in the south metro area. Neighbors’ Food Shelf opened its doors in 1972, and still continues to provide for the community forty years later. The Food Shelf provides food and hygiene products for about 330 families and individuals needing assistance each month. [...]

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