The Good Neighbor Meal
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The Good Neighbor Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is a building that houses a couple of churches, but the owners also use it to benefit the city through a kids’ tutoring program and a meal program, The Good Neighbor Meal, where volunteers host a meal and feed those in need.
Last Saturday, our family hosted the meal, and the following volunteers served 130 plates of food and/or donated to the cause:
Micara and Todd Baker
Jeff, Sherry, and Bethany Bogenholm
Mother Minnie Brown
Deborah McDaniel Dunn and Trevor Dunn
Heidi, Mark, Adeline, and Ilya Edwards
Marie and Greg Johnson
Susan, Ryan, Milo, and Lucy MacDonald
Jessica and Ava Nielson
Ann Rubin and Sandy Almquist
Lynette and Mike Simser
Sandy and Chris Tutka
Thank you, everyone! And a special thank you to our North Minneapolis friends at The Thirsty Whale Bakery who donated and delivered cupcakes for all.
If you’d like to get involved too, meals are hosted/served the second and last Saturdays of each month. Send me a private message here so I can connect you with the coordinator to reserve your date.
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