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From Neighborhood House kid to committee chair

2019-03-28

  Constance Currie was the executive director and face of Neighborhood House from 1918-1957, and to this day, her determination and leadership still have a positive and lasting effect on…

March Food Drive Madness!

2019-03-27

Be like May St. Paul area resident Miss May Cederberg wanted to celebrate her 95th birthday in a unique way. She decided she didn’t want gifts (“At my age, you…

Nine tips for ending food waste

2019-03-01

Many of us cringe at the amount of food we end up throwing away. Here are nine tips to help you stop wasting your groceries: Put a mental price tag…

March Food Drive has impact on those giving and receiving

2019-02-27

It’s estimated that 1 in 10 families in Minnesota—that’s over 500,000 Minnesotans–are currently experiencing food insecurity, meaning they can’t always afford the food they need for their families. It doesn’t…

Preschool Program Offers a Curriculum for all Students

2019-01-07

Skills for School is Neighborhood House’s kindergarten readiness program for children ages 3 to 5. It offers a curriculum that positively supports the development of children from both native and…

Mock interviews prepare students for the next step

2018-12-19

Photo is of Mu Chi, who is now an employee at Beaningful Mock interviews are a valued part of the Adult Education program at Neighborhood House. Within the program, the…

Jarod Cooper named Manager of Youth Programming

2018-09-16

Jarod Cooper and his wife recently moved to Minnesota and he was hired as a Youth Programming manager at Neighborhood House. Cooper oversees all of the programs that Neighborhood House…

Dedicated Volunteers from Kaposia

2018-06-25

Each Friday for the last ten years, clients from Kaposia (a local non-profit serving those with cognitive and developmental disabilities) have volunteered at the Wellstone Center Food Market. When the…

Finding a Place that Feels Like Home

2018-06-20

Originally from Ethiopia, Rihana and her family have been in the US for ten years. As with most immigrant families, she said that adjusting to life in Minnesota was a…

Ensuring a Bright Start for All

When it was time for their son Daniel to begin a kindergarten-readiness program, Blessing and Baba Samuel found that there was a shortage of affordable kindergarten-readiness programs. They tried to…