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Meet Lee Bunge

2019-05-28

Do you know what a Grain Train is? For Lee Bunge, it is the result of a summer’s hard work. For those of you who don’t know what it is,…

Mother-daughter volunteer team making a difference at Neighborhood House

2019-05-17

A few years back, Deb Costanzo decided she wanted to volunteer to make a difference in something she cared about: immigration. She knew she wanted to give back in some…

Adult Education student Mu Chi wins literacy award

2019-04-30

Each year, the Minnesota Literacy Council holds an awards ceremony to recognize adult literacy students and their achievements. This year, Adult Education student Mu Chi will be awarded Minnesota Literacy…

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…