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Reading to puppies literacy event


Neighborhood House believes that literacy is crucial to a child’s success in life. By the end of third grade, students should transition from learning to read to reading to learn….

Family Center within St. Paul school expands its food pantry


Sometimes kids need more of a helping hand than their teachers are able to provide. So Neighborhood House has partnered with three St. Paul schools to try and fill the…

Social Work students make a difference at Neighborhood House


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


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


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


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


  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


  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


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

Reaching her dream with strength and determination


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…