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Mission Statement

With the help of its volunteers, Neighbors, Inc. will strive to reduce poverty, promote self sufficiency, and build community.


Since 1972, Neighbors, Inc. has ensured that all people in the northern Dakota County live hopeful, independent and self-sufficient lives. Volunteers serve their neighbors in need through programs such as a food shelf, Clothes Closet thrift store, transportation for seniors and people with disabilities, holiday assistance, and much more. At Neighbors, all donations and volunteer service directly supports the local community.

Neighbors was awarded Blue Ribbon Certification from the national Points of Light Foundation for its excellence of its volunteer program. Neighbors was named in the top 1% nationally of more than 330 organizations.


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Would you recommend Neighbors, Inc.?

by Agustin C. (August 11, 2014)
Inscribirme a ser un voluntario en Neighbors fue una de las mejores decisiones que hice este verano. Toda la gente en Neighbors son muy amables y todos estan alli porque quieren ayudar! Ofrecieron muchas oportunidades adonde pude usar mi espanol mientras estuve alla. Me gustaria continuar mi servicio pero empiezo escuela pronto. Le recomiendo a cualquiera persona que quiere ayudar a su comunidad que sea un voluntario en Neighbors, es muy divertido y te sentiras feliz sabiendo que andas ayudando tu comunidad!
by Akua B. (July 11, 2014)
My time with Neighbors was so rewarding it is my home away from home, with guaranteed humor and lots of laughter. It is a joy to see the extent to which staff and volunteers are united in sharing the organization mission. Whether you are there to make enquiries at the front desk, check out “Neighbors’ boutique” or shop at the food shelf, there is always someone to give you a warm welcome once you walk through the doors. Volunteer opportunities at Neighbors comes in all forms. It was eye opening for me to see a young girl choosing to bring in footwear for other children and volunteering on her birthday. Are you looking for a way to give back to the community? Do you think it’s time to educate your children about giving? How about creating a family tradition with a volunteer activity at Neighbors? I highly recommend that you make Neighbors your place to volunteer. Irrespective of your age or area of interest, Neighbors will welcome your time with them, and find you something rewarding.
by Jenna H. (June 12, 2014)
I absolutely loved my time at Neighbors and I cannot wait to start volunteering there again! Last summer I volunteered as the Talent Engagement Intern and I am very thankful for the experience that I had. Their staff are incredibly friendly and welcoming and the other volunteers are no different. It was a warm environment to come into everyday and it was awesome to work with people who are so passionate about what they do. I felt that my work genuinely made a difference and impacted their organization and I always felt very appreciated. They offer numerous volunteer opportunities and I would highly recommend all of them!