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March to the Mailbox

Events Stories

As temperatures plunge, the commons area at Rivers Edge Academy remains a hotbed of activity. As the entire student body and staff, along with mentors from Neighborhood House’s College Access program, gather together to celebrate their college-bound…

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Hmong New Year

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In Laos, the Hmong New Year was an annual gathering to celebrate the end of the harvest season. Villagers would come together in their finest Hmong clothing to feast, dance,…

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Donate Winter Clothing

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What:  Donate your new or gently-used winter clothing (hats, coats, gloves, scarves etc) to help families in need. Gear for all sizes and ages accepted. Drop-Off Dates: Monday 12/5 and Tuesday…

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Minnesota Quilters Donate 100 Baby Blankets

News Stories

In January, Martha Eaves lost her 17-year-old grandson Joe to a longtime respiratory ailment. His favorite blanket, a quilt she had made for him when he was a baby, remained…

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Philando Castile: A Statement of Loss

News

These words are not enough. They could never be enough. Two days ago, Philando Castile was a living, breathing man with dreams, ambition, and a story of his own. Today,…

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The Teacher Makes House Calls

Stories

Within seconds of Abeba welcoming Danielle into the apartment, Melat, her 2-year-old daughter is eagerly showing off her new toys. She races up and down the narrow hallway between her…

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The First Teacher

Stories

When asked about the most influential teacher in your life, who would you choose? Many of us have clear memories of that person. At Neighborhood House, we see parents as…

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Claudia’s Story

Stories

One day, while out for a walk with her children, Claudia stumbled across the Wellstone Center. Excited to learn that Neighborhood House offered free English classes, she quickly enrolled and…

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Eat the Octopus

Stories

Trust is a tricky thing. It can take weeks, months, even years to develop — only to evaporate over a single misunderstanding or careless word. When they begin working with…

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Tomorrow’s Heroes

Stories

During his first month in the US, Abdi saw a homeless man in St. Paul being mugged and rushed to help, stopping the robbery and earning the praise of police…