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September 2016

posted Oct 7, 2016, 6:49 PM by Kristen Henning   [ updated Mar 5, 2017, 11:41 AM ]
Greetings from Moms & Neighbors!

Our next meeting:
When: Monday, October 24, 2016 from 6:30-8
Where: 1578 Murphy Pkwy Eagan 55122

Meeting Agenda: We will be wrapping and organizing baskets and raffles for Cooper's Night. Making a committee for Holiday Giving.

Families and Teens we helped this month:
1. A single mom with 6 children. The mom is currently pregnant, having difficulties with her pregnancy and unable to work. She fell behind on some of her bills. She will be able to get back on her feet after she returns to work. M & N assisted with part of the rent.

2. A single mother with 5 children had a stroke, while in the hospital, they discovered a hole in her heart. M & N gave the family Cub gift cards.

3. A family with 2 children. The mom is taking care of the husband who has terminal cancer. M & N gave the family Cub and Walmart gift cards.

4. A teen couple who are expecting a baby. The girl goes to school full time and works full time. The boy quit school to work full time. M & N gave them Walmart gift cards and Maternity clothes.

Upcoming Events

Dollar Dash Sale Benefiting Moms & Neighbors:
Sunday, September 25 from 4-5pm at Lakeville Hasse Arena 8525 215th St. W Lakeville 55044
100% of the proceeds from the sale go to Moms & Neighbors and EVERYTHING WILL BE $1.00!! Cash only is accepted at the sale.

We need SHOPPERS, and VOLUNTEERS to help set up the sale, work it, and pack up at the end! If you have even just an hour that you can work, please contact Marika Dwyer at or 612-360-6120 talk/text. The dates/times we need volunteers are:
Saturday, September 24, 5:00pm-7:00pm to set up
Sunday, September 25, 3:00pm-6:00pm to set up, sell, and pack up!

Wish Boutique: Wednesday, October 12th from 5:30-7:30.
Come shop and enjoy some snacks and wine. Bring a friend or two!
10% of sales will go to M & N.

Coopers Bingo Night: Friday, November 11th from 7-9:30. **Bingo cards will be handed out at 6:30.**

$25 for each bingo card.

It is a fun night with lots of baskets and prizes. Bring your friends and neighbors!!!

Holiday Giving
It's hard to believe it, but we need to be thinking about HOLIDAY GIVING!! We are already getting our community advocates started on deciding who they will nominate for the unexpected gift of kindness.

If you are interested in being on the Holiday Giving Committee, please reach out to Marika Dwyer at or 612-360-6120 talk/text.

And stay tuned for more on how you can support Moms & Neighbors Holiday Giving 2017!!

Shop at Amazon?!?!

There is an easy way to help Moms & Neighbors earn a little money from shopping you already do online! Next time you buy something from Amazon, go to and search for us by typing in Moms and Neighbors in the "Select a Charity" search field.
Follow the simple prompts and a small portion of your purchase will be directed toward Moms and Neighbors! It's that simple!

Together we do make a difference!

Moms & Neighbors
PO Box 235
Rosemount, MN 55068