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5 09, 2019

September Menu Makers: Corn on the Cob

2020-08-03T09:27:45-05:00September 5th, 2019|Food Shelf, Programs, Volunteers|

Corn on the cob makes for some delicious dishes anytime - but especially during the final days of Summer! Our Menu Makers team has compiled some delicious, nutritious and colorful menu items that are sure to add some pizazz to your next meal. Click here for a complete list of corn on the cob recipes.

1 07, 2019

Happy 102nd Birthday, Virginia!

2020-08-03T09:29:36-05:00July 1st, 2019|Clothes Closet, News, South Saint Paul, Volunteers|

A very happy birthday to the one and only Virginia (Ginger) Milbert! On June 26th, we celebrated a very special birthday at Neighbors - Virginia, our longest serving volunteer, turned 102 years young. Virginia has been with Neighbors since day one and remembers when it operated out of a small storage closet at a local [...]

11 06, 2019

Community Partner: NAMI Minnesota

2020-08-03T09:33:43-05:00June 11th, 2019|News, Programs, Volunteers|

Compartiendo Esperanza: Speaking With Latinos About Mental Health NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is offering services, resources and free classes to the Latino community every Tuesday from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Neighbors, Inc. Lack of information and misconceptions that surround mental health issues prevent many members of the Latino community from getting [...]

4 06, 2019

June News

2020-08-03T09:34:14-05:00June 4th, 2019|Donors, News, Volunteers|

Check out our June e-newsletter to learn about our Stamp Out Hunger results, Summer Meals Program, volunteer opportunities, new Food Sustainability Summer Intern and more! Click here to read the June newsletter. If you are interested in receiving this newsletter via email, please send us a note at: info@neighborsmn.org.  

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 [...]

12 04, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Steve C.

2020-08-03T09:36:25-05:00April 12th, 2019|Volunteers|

After retiring, Steve wanted to do something with his time to help others in his community. “You should find something to do when you’re retired and it was important to me to help out in the place I live,” he says. Volunteering at Neighbors was the perfect fit! Since the beginning of the year, Steve [...]

2 04, 2019

Program Highlight: Dial-A-Ride

2020-08-03T09:37:01-05:00April 2nd, 2019|Programs, request-services, Volunteers|

Today, I drove my car to the gym and back. I drove my daughter to preschool and then I drove to the office. During the day I drove my car to and from a meeting. And I will drive home. I did all of this when I either wanted or needed to and my car [...]

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 [...]

13 02, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Volunteer Couples

2020-08-03T09:42:36-05:00February 13th, 2019|News, Volunteers|

Volunteer Couples Feel the Love at Neighbors During a recent analysis of our volunteers, we were amazed to discover there are 33 married couples who regularly volunteer their time and talents at Neighbors, Inc. That makes up 16% of our on-going volunteer base. Although the number of volunteer couples at Neighbors is amazing, it [...]

22 01, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Maria

2019-01-22T09:01:24-06:00January 22nd, 2019|Communities, News, Volunteering, Volunteers|

As a member of the Neighbors Welcome Center volunteer team, Maria is devoted to assisting clients, helping with donations and keeping the front desk area – including the bakery shelf and waiting room – “clean and tidy” for all our visitors. She takes pride in providing a good “first impression.” Maria came to Neighbors as [...]

11 12, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Susan J.

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

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 [...]

3 12, 2018

Neighbors’ Holiday Gift Program Spotlight

2020-08-03T09:47:56-05:00December 3rd, 2018|Donating, Holiday Programs, Volunteers|

This is the second year the Lakeville, Farmington and Apple Valley locations of Fantastic Sams have participated in the Neighbors' Holiday Gift Program by adopting several families. This is what one of their employees had to say about her experience: We wanted to do something for our community during the season of giving. We could [...]

11 10, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica H.

2020-08-03T09:52:12-05:00October 11th, 2018|Come As You Are (CAYA), Programs, Volunteers|

Jessica became involved with the Neighbors’ Come As You Are program in her early 20’s when she began taking her younger brother to the bi-monthly events. She quickly transitioned from attendee to helping out as a volunteer and now she leads the events. Working alongside the Volunteer Department at Neighbors, Jessica helps coordinate the programs [...]

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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