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Social Work students make a difference at Neighborhood House

2021-05-04

Neighborhood House is home to a number of social services and programs, from food and housing support, to education services, to crisis resources. Through these programs, families can find assistance…

Helping the youngest students prepare for success

2021-04-13

After a 30-year career in marketing and print production, Sue was looking for a way to give back and get involved in the community. She attended Neighborhood House’s gala and…

Removing food insecurity as a roadblock to achieving goals

2021-03-23

By Family Centers staff Food is both something distinctly unique to each individual yet a common thread among us all. For someone, food may mean family, connection, culture, love, or…

Cooking up kindness

2021-03-16

Jerry was laid off from his cooking job in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s become difficult to make ends meet. After paying his rent each month,…

Preschool program fights food insecurity with healthy snacks and food education

2021-03-02

  By Parent and Early Childhood Education Program Manager Amanda Williams Here’s some food for thought. In 2020, children represented nearly 36% of food shelf visits in Minnesota and nearly…

Providing in-person support for distance learning

2021-02-22

  In response to the challenges families and students face as a result of COVID-19 and the switch to distance learning, Neighborhood House has partnered with Comcast to create the…

Volunteer Spotlight: Charlie Nance

2021-02-15

  When COVID-19 began, Charlie was furloughed from his job in IT. Seeking to help the community in a meaningful way, Charlie went to VolunteerMatch.com to look for opportunities, and…

Reaching her dream with strength and determination

2020-12-14

During one of her regular trips to El Burrito Mercado on the west side of St. Paul, Neysla learned about the adult education classes at Neighborhood House, located across the…

Delivering stories: mobile library

2020-10-05

Since students aren’t able to learn on our campus right now, Neighborhood House’s youth library has gone mobile. Every other Friday, the literacy team climbs into big white vans packed…

Seeding Food Security

2020-08-27

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 450,000 Minnesotans didn’t have consistent access to nutritious food. This number has been increasing year after year since food insecurity spiked during the…