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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…

Creating Second Chances

Raised in a household with addiction and trauma, it would seem unlikely that Shatara Carpenter could lead a successful life. And, for a long while, she didn’t. Shatara faced many…

A Day in the Life of Volunteers at Neighborhood House

2018-03-02

  April is National Volunteer Month, when the work of volunteers is celebrated across the country. Neighborhood House enjoys the assistance of many volunteers to help us achieve our mission…

Hope Renewed

2018-02-14

Up until 2014, Jose had what he called a “good life.” He had a house, a car, a motorcycle and a good job. Two jobs, in fact. He said that…

Bina’s Story

2017-07-26

  Bina and her family came to St. Paul in pursuit of a safer, stable life. Despite earning a degree from her home country, she had to restart her educational pursuits upon moving…

Ameer’s Story

Ameer is one of many talented Neighborhood House youth participants, gaining confidence to pursue his interests and be a leader for other young minds in the community. I have been…

Saba’s Story

After immigrating to the United States, Saba lost her husband. She worked tirelessly on her education while taking care of her children as a single parent. Upon finding Neighborhood House,…