September Menu Makers: ramen noodles

Much like August, this month's featured item may have you wondering what other ways there are to use it beyond it's traditional preparation; rest assured we've got plenty of options for you! For all you ramen noodle lover's out there, we challenge you to think outside the bowl and try some of these savory and sweet options.

2020-11-06T08:39:32-06:00September 1st, 2016|Food Shelf, News, Volunteering|

Volunteer drivers needed

Many residents in our community don't have reliable transportation. To help them get to medical appointments, Neighbors provides the Dial-A-Ride program. Volunteer drivers use their own vehicles to provide rides to and from the appointment, and in turn receive: Flexibility -- drivers provide rides when their schedules allow Fair mileage reimbursement Opportunities to connect with [...]

2020-11-03T10:36:40-06:00August 31st, 2016|From Our CEO, News, Volunteering|

Volunteer spotlights

Last year, 1,847 people volunteered 48,510 hours at Neighbors, Inc. – that’s the equivalent of 25 full-time staff people (nearly double what the organization currently employs). Without these individuals, Neighbors wouldn’t be able to provide the services it does to those in need in the community. In many ways, volunteers serve as the hands of [...]

2020-11-03T10:32:39-06:00July 25th, 2016|News, Volunteering, Volunteers|

Summer Meals nears half-way point; shifts still available

"I LOVE volunteering for the Summer Meals Program! It lets me do two of my favorite things at the same time -- visiting and laughing with friends while helping to feed the hungry." It's hard to believe that this year's Summer Meals Program is nearing the half-way point! Our volunteers have been having a blast [...]

Taps & Apps event rescheduled

Given the possibility of strong storms during the time of our Taps & Apps event this evening (June 22), we have decided to postpone since part of the space is outdoors. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wabasha Brewing Company. We apologize for the change, but hope [...]

Summer volunteer opportunities

Summer is just around the corner and Neighbors has some great ways to help your neighbors in need. In addition to our year-round opportunities, there are three summer-specific programs that are currently looking for people to fill open spots, including: Spread the word during parades – Looking for a fun, family-friendly opportunity? Volunteers are needed [...]

Volunteerism in a changing world – what does it mean for Neighbors?

Continuing Education Workshop for July: Volunteerism in a changing world - what does it mean for Neighbors? Neighbors started with 18 volunteers back in 1972. Today, Neighbors, Inc. has nearly 1,700 volunteers each year. Join us to learn about how people are changing the way they want to volunteer and how Neighbors can better prepare [...]

2020-10-30T10:02:30-05:00June 18th, 2015|News, Volunteering, Volunteers|

Coffee Hour for Volunteers

Volunteers are so essential to Neighbors, Inc. and we could never be able to thank everyone enough for what they do. As a small token of our gratitude, please join us for snacks and a drink of your choice from the Black Sheep Coffee Shop. Space is limited to the first 50 response due to the [...]

2020-10-30T10:03:22-05:00June 4th, 2015|News, Volunteering, Volunteers|

Volunteer Recognition: Bill K.

Springing in with recognition, Neighbors is proud to recognize Food Shelf volunteer Bill K. for his dedication to volunteering. Thank you for everything you do! Here is what a fellow volunteer said about Bill: "Bill is usually here every Monday and Friday working on meat, cereal, and everything else. On Wednesday he came in to [...]

2015-04-02T15:24:25-05:00April 2nd, 2015|Food Shelf, News, Volunteering, Volunteers|

March Menu Makers: Kidney Beans

Menu Makers Will Feature Kidney Bean Recipes in March Check out the delicious kidney bean recipes our Food Shelf will highlight in March through our Menu Makers program. Thanks to all of the staff, volunteers and friends of Neighbors, Inc., for submitting their favorite recipes. Upcoming months will feature canned green beans and tomato soup. [...]

2015-02-25T13:33:09-06:00March 3rd, 2015|Food Shelf, News, Volunteering|

FREE Ice Skating Event for Volunteers **CANCELED**

FREE Ice Skating Event **This Event has been CANCELED** Join Neighbors, Inc. in recognizing YOU - our volunteers - for all of the great services you provide. Every day you help Neighbors welcome clients, staff, and future volunteers with a smile. To thank you, Neighbors, Inc. has rented out Veterans Memorial Ice Arena for our volunteers to [...]

2015-02-27T10:45:17-06:00February 10th, 2015|News, Volunteering, Volunteers|

Volunteer Recognition – February

February is the month to show love and care. This month Neighbors, Inc. is recognizing Jan J. Her dedication to Neighbors, Inc., can be seen through the kind words her peers say about her. "Jan was great on my first day (as a new volunteer.) [She was] really nice and a lot of good information [...]

2015-02-10T09:34:33-06:00February 10th, 2015|News, Volunteering, Volunteers|
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