Upcoming events

    • 01 Mar 2015
    • 31 Mar 2015
    • East Side's Metro Food Programs



    The East Side Metro Food programs distributed more than 700,000 lbs of food in 2014. There were 5,000 clients served including 46,000 food orders. The East Side Mobile Food Shelf is the largest in the Twin Cities distributing 40,000 lbs of food each month with the help of 200 volunteers. 

    The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is an ideal time to donate to East Side's Metro Food programs, as 100% of the funds donated to Minnesota FoodShare during the month of March will be distributed to food shelves participating in the March Campaign, matching a portion of each participants donation.  

    Your cash and food donations to East Side's Metro Food programs in March help our neighbors become food secure. There are many ways to donate. 

    Mail check donations to:
    East Side Neighborhood Services
    1700 Second Street NE
    Minneapolis, MN 55413

    Online Donations

    Drop off food or check donations at:
    Glendale Food Shelf
    92 St. Mary's Avenue SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55414

    Drop off food or check donations at:
    Senior Food Shelf
    1808 Central Avenue NE
    Minneapolis, MN 55418

    Drop off food or check donations at:
    Mobile Food Shelf
    554 8th Avenue North
    Minneapolis, MN 55411

    Donate 20 pounds of food and receive Free Tax Preparation at Liberty Tax Service:
    Liberty Tax (2406 Central Avenue NE location only) is offering FREE TAX PREPARATION for anyone donating 20 pounds or more of food to the East Side Metro Food Programs! To receive a certificate for free tax preparation make your donation by March 31, 2015 at one of the following locations:

    Liberty Tax, 2406 Central Avenue NE (M-F, 9a-9p; SA 9a-5p; SU 12-5p), Senior Food Shelf, 1801 Central Ave NE (M-F, 9a-3p), 
    East Side Main Office, 1700 Second Str NE (M-F 8a - 8p), 
    Glendale Food Shelf, 92 St. Mary’s Ave SE (M & Th 10a-3p; Tu & W 1p - 6p). Your donation will also receive a proportional match as a part of the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign.

      Call (612) 342-1954 for more information.


      • 14 May 2015
      • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Nicollet Island Pavilion


      The 19th Annual East Side Wine Tasting is the perfect way to celebrate our Centennial with us. Join us for an evening of wine, food, spectacular views and entertainment! On Thursday, May 14th, East Side Neighborhood Services will host its annual East Side Wine Tasting at Nicollet Island Pavilion. Tickets and proceeds benefit the many programs of East Side Neighborhood Services. 


      An Array of Fine Wines
      River Liquor Store and Surdyk's will provide a variety of wines for the East Side Wine Tasting from many regions including: Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Zinfandel, Chianti, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Riesling, Syrah, Sangiovese and many more. A selection of micro brews, spirits and alcohol-free options are also available for sampling. Taste wines you've never tried, enjoy some of your favorites, and have your questions answered by the experts.

      Famous East Side Cuisine
      Minneapolis is home to a variety of exciting ethnic and classic American restaurants, cafes, coffee houses and caterers. Samples from eateries such as Jax Café, Nye's and Stanley's will enhance your wine tasting experience.

      Silent Auction
      Bid on fabulous items from fine jewelry to sports equipment. Choice items such as restaurant and entertainment certificates, sport suites and tickets, recreation and vacation packages, original art and more. The East Side Wine Tasting silent auction raises additional funds that provide the opportunity to support East Side Neighborhood Services programs that strengthen the community of Northeast Minneapolis. We thank our many donors that provide us with goods and services.

      Parking
      Free parking at De LaSalle High School (shuttle provided to the pavilion) is available. Also available is street parking and pay parking at River Place and St. Anthony Main.

      Tickets- Wine Tasting, $45 ($50 at the door) include wine, food and entertainment. Purchase tickets at River Liquor Store, 2435 Marshall Street NE, Surdyk's at 303 East Hennepin Avenue, at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE or by purchasing tickets online.


      • 16 May 2015
      • East Side Neighborhood Services


      During Art-A-Whirl weekend, East Side will be hosting a community open house to celebrate a century of service to the Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis communities. In addition to our community celebration, community artists will be featured at East Side showcasing their work. Don't miss the Art-A-Whirl stop at East Side and have some cake while you're here!

      • 23 Jul 2015
      • 11:00 AM
      • Columbia Golf Course, 3300 Central Ave NE
      Please join us on Thursday, July 23, 2015 for the 

      20th Annual
      Mill City Golf Tournament 
      A Benefit for East Side Neighborhood Services


      Individual Golf Package - $105 ($45 tax deductible)

      Tournament Registration Includes:
      • 18 Holes of Golf
      • Golf Cart
      • Patio Party at Sarna’s
      • Awards & Drawing for Prizes
      Tee-time (shot gun) 11:00 am.
      Awards & Party 5:00 pm.

      Contest Holes:
      • Closest to the Pin
      • Longest Putt
      • Longest Drive - Men’s & Women’s


      Become a Tournament Sponsor

      Your contributions will provide funding for programs that benefit individuals in our community. Your sponsorship is appreciated!

      Please contact Greg at gritter@esns.org or 612-787-4019 for information about tournament sponsorship:
      • $1,000+ Eagle
      • $500+ Birdie Sponsor
      • $500 Golf Cart or Beverage Cart Sponsor
      • $499 and under - Customized sponsorship's available

      Other ways you can help:
      • Form a 4-some and play in the tournament.
      • Donate a product to distribute to the golfers.


      Where does your support go?

      East Side Neighborhood Services serves the neighborhoods of Northeast, Southeast and surrounding Minneapolis communities. Through our nine core programs, we serve an average of 5,800 people each year.


      Programs Served:
      • Children 6 weeks through kindergarten at NE Child Development Center

      • Youth 5-15 with school success, leadership development and Camp Bovey

      • Teens at Menlo Academy Alternative High School

      • Adults with employment services and a variety of programs supporting strong families

      • Older adults receiving nutrition, transportation, socialization and day care

      • Refugees and immigrants with basic needs

      • Food Shelves provide food assistance to those who are in need

      • 24 Sep 2015
      • Nicollet Island Pavilion


      Thursday, September 24, 2015
      at the Historic Nicollet Island Pavilion
      East Side Neighborhood Services Celebrates 100 years of 
      service to the communities of Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis, and surrounding areas in Hennepin County.

      We invite you to help us look back on all we've accomplished and step off to a new century of possibilities by supporting the event.
      East Side Neighborhood Services, is a nonprofit human service agency that provides social and other services to individuals, families and the communities of primarily Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. Our purpose is to assist people of all ages and backgrounds in realizing a higher quality of life.

      Premier Sponsor
      $3,000+

      • Special pre-gala Cocktail Reception
      • Premier Reserved Table for 8
      • Company name and logo on Gala invitation (deadline March 1, 2015)
      • Company name and logo on Gala printed materials at the event
      • Mention on all media
      • Listing on ESNS website
      • Special recognition at the event
      • Featured in presentation at the event
      • Premier placement on Centennial Donor Wall engraved listing

      Gold Sponsor
      $2,000-$2,999

      • Special pre-gala Cocktail Reception
      • Reserved Table for 8
      • Company name and logo on Gala printed materials at the event
      • Listing on ESNS website
      • Featured in presentation at the event
      • Centennial Donor Wall engraved listing

      Silver Sponsor
      $1,000-$1,999

      • Reserved Table for 8
      • Listing on ESNS website
      • Featured in presentation at the event
      • Centennial Donor Wall engraved listing

      Bronze Sponsor
      $750
      • Reserved Table for 8
      * For an additional $250, see the benefits of Silver sponsorship!

      For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities,
      please contact Greg at 612-781-6011 or at gritter@esns.org

    Past events

    12 Feb 2015 39th Annual Senior Appreciation Valentine Luncheon
    07 Feb 2015 10th Annual Twin Cities Snowshoe Shuffle
    18 Oct 2014 Nordeast Big River Brew Fest
    17 Jul 2014 19th Annual Mill City Golf Tournament
    08 May 2014 18th Annual East Side Wine Tasting
    23 Apr 2014 Your Life Your Legacy Seminar
    19 Mar 2014 Matter of Balance Series
    13 Feb 2014 38th Annual Senior Appreciation Valentine Luncheon
    01 Feb 2014 9th Annual Twin Cities Snowshoe Shuffle
    23 Jan 2014 Free Tax Preparation at ESNS
    12 Dec 2013 2013 Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
    11 Dec 2013 Understanding MNsure
    14 Nov 2013 Give to the Max and send kids to camp!
    01 Nov 2013 Public Health in Public Schools
    09 May 2013 17th Annual East Side Wine Tasting
    06 Apr 2013 Feel the VIBE
    11 Feb 2013 ServSafe Food Safety Manager Training
    07 Feb 2013 2013 Senior Appreciation Valentine Luncheon
    07 Feb 2013 Leadership and Management Training
    02 Feb 2013 8th Annual Twin Cities Snowshoe Shuffle
    17 Jan 2013 Personal & Home Care Aide Training
    12 Dec 2012 Early Childhood Screening
    11 Dec 2012 2012 Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
    03 Dec 2012 Forklift (Sit Down/Stand Up) Training Class
    15 Nov 2012 Give to the Max Day 2012
    16 Oct 2012 2012 Health & Wellness Expo
    28 Sep 2012 Nordeast Big River Homebrew Competition
    19 Sep 2012 Guest Speaker at Menlo
    18 Sep 2012 Adult Employment Services Orientation Meeting
    17 Sep 2012 Personal & Home Care Aide Training
    07 Sep 2012 Mill City Charity Golf Tournament
    22 Aug 2012 Student Orientation
    15 Aug 2012 Bobcat® Skid-Steer Loader
    13 Aug 2012 Forklift (Sit Down/Stand Up) Training Class
    09 Aug 2012 Orientation for Forklift and Bobcat training
    02 Aug 2012 Community Garden and Family Engagement Event
    31 Jul 2012 Hennepin County Office of Multi-Cultural Services
    26 Jul 2012 Friendship Center Pool Time
    26 Jul 2012 Friendship Center Adult Day!
    24 Jul 2012 Hennepin County Office of Multi-Cultural Services
    21 Jul 2012 Band in the window at the East Side Thrift Store!
    19 Jul 2012 Friendship Center Pool Time
    18 Jul 2012 Preschool Screening
    17 Jul 2012 Hennepin County Office of Multi-Cultural Services
    17 Jul 2012 Friendship Center Adult Day!
    12 Jul 2012 Free Blood Pressure Screening
    12 Jul 2012 Friendship Center Pool Time
    09 Jul 2012 Matter of Balance Series
    05 Jul 2012 Free Blood Pressure Screening
    02 Jul 2012 Summer Residential Camp
    01 Jul 2012 Open Your Heart
    25 Jun 2012 Sheridan Neighborhood Organization Meeting
    25 Jun 2012 Free Blood Pressure Screening
    18 Jun 2012 Summer School for youth in grades K-8
    06 Jun 2012 Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting
    01 Jun 2012 Narcotics Anonymous Meeting
    31 May 2012 Free Blood Pressure Screening
    30 May 2012 Friendship Center Annual Yard Sale
    04 Feb 2012 7th Annual Twin Cities Snowshoe Shuffle
    15 Oct 2011 Nordeast Big River Brew Fest
    09 Sep 2011 16th Annual Mill City Golf Tournament
    04 Feb 2011 Camp Bovey Alumni & Pre-Race Spaghetti Dinner

                                                                 

    Helping individuals, strengthening families, building community
        
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    East Side Neighborhood Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Service Provider
    1700 Second Street NE • Minneapolis, MN 55413 • 612-781-6011

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