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New Tutor Trainings

New Tutor Trainings

Neighborhood House is in need of tutors for reading, writing, math, social studies, and science. One-on-one, small group and whole class tutoring are available. We are hosting new tutor trainings on:

Last Tuesday of each month 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please RSVP to erickai@nhpeoria.org or call 309-674-1131 ext 239. More information is available on our Adult Education program page.
There is no fee for this training, and all support materials will be provided.

View our FaceBook Page for more information

Food Fight: February 23, 2023

What a night!

Thank you to everyone who attended, donated and participated in our 9th Annual Food Fight. It was a fun filled night, but most importantly we raised awareness and funds to help us continue to fight food insecurity right here in our community. Thank you!

Congratulations to our winners!

1st Place – Golda Ewalt – OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
2nd Place – James Hubbartt – Childers Eatery & Catering
3rd Place – Jon Scrivner – Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
People’s Choice – Amanda Pyle – The Cookery Inc

Thank you to all 10 of our competing chefs for helping us make an impact for so many!

Mark Andrews – Country Club of Peoria
Seth Colvin – Suite Fire Bar & Grille
Kristen Delbo – Catering Peoria
Golda Ewalt – OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Mike Giese – W.E. Sullivan’s
James Hubbartt – Childers Eatery
Amanda Pyle – The Cookery Ince
Jon Scrivner – PAR-A-DICE Hotel & Casino
Austin Smith – Edge
Andrea Wildey – Creve Coeur Club

Thank you to Shelbey S Roberts for co-hosting and your continued support of the event. Check out WMBD’s article here.

We are already looking forward to next year! We hope to see you again as we leap into our 10th Annual Food Fight – Thursday, February 29th, 2024!

RAGBRAI - July 22-29, 2023

RAGBRAI is the longest, largest and oldest bicycle touring event in the world, bringing thousands of cycling enthusiasts together from across the nation and even around the world. In 2023 RAGBRAI will be celebrating 50 years of cycling across Iowa! Our team is excited to once again participate, July 22 – 29, 2023, and fundraise for our meal programs.

Support our Riders

If you are interested in learning more about this event or joining our team, please contact Amanda Rassi, amandar@nhpeoria.org , 309-674-1131 ext. 246.

Learn more about RAGBRAI and follow our riders journey on our Facebook page.

Join Our Local RAGBRAI Ride

Can’t ride with our RAGBRAI team? We understand and we are excited to offer a new LOCAL RAGBRAI Ride. You can Pedal Wheels to Provide Meals at your own pace or join us at the Greater Peoria YMCA during the times listed below.

Our Neighborhood House staff will be at the Greater Peoria YMCA during these times:

  • Monday, July 24th: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday, July 25th: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 26th: 5:00 am – 8:00 am
  • Thursday, July 27th: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Friday, July 28th: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please register today to join our local ride.

Neighborhood House provides each participating rider a free t-shirt and asks that they fundraise on our behalf prior to the event, with a goal of $500. This fundraising total reflects the 500 miles our RAGBRAI riders will be completing. It will also help feed 1 senior citizen in our Meals on Wheels program for 4 months! Once registration is complete you will have an individual fundraising webpage to assist with this fundraising goal.

Thank you for supporting Neighborhood House.

Please contact Cara Domaszewicz with any questions, carad@nhpeoria.org, 309-674-1131 ext. 243.

Santa for Seniors - December 3rd, 2023

Thank you to all of the volunteers and supporters that helped us spread a little Holiday cheer to 1,000 Senior Citizens in our Meals on Wheels program. Our annual Santa for Seniors program helps combat the loneliness and isolation that too many face by delivering gifts to homebound Senior Citizens in our program. Thanks to our continued partnership with UFS, we are happy to carry on this tradition. For more information please contact Noah Palm, noahp@nhpeoria.org, 309-674-1131 ext. 300.

Saddle Up - Thursday, October 12th, 2023

Dust the dirt off your cowboy boots and put on your favorite western attire for a fun-filled evening featuring cocktails, alcohol tastings, silent & live auction, a down home country fun. Mark your calendars and make plans to join us for our 7th Annual Saddle Up Thursday, October 12th, 2023!

Follow this link to Register for Tickets

Coat Giveaway - October 19th , 2023

37th Annual Coat Giveaway

We had to share the good news that we gave away over 450 coats during our Winter Coat Giveaway! A huge thank you to everyone who donated and supported our giveaway. YOU made this possible! Thank you for helping us prepare so many individuals and families for the fast approaching cold winter winds!

If you are in need of coats or know someone who is please contact Noah Palm, noahp@nhpeoria.org, 309-674-1131 ext. 300.

Children's Angel Tree - December 18th, 2023

So many in our community face hardship all year, which can make the holidays difficult. We once again adapted our Children’s Toy Shop into an Angel Tree for the kids within our youth program this year.  Thank you to the individuals, families and businesses that sponsored the children and families on our Angel Tree.

Your support made the holiday season a little brighter for a local family.

For more information please contact Noah Palm, noahp@nhpeoria.org, 309-674-1131 ext. 300.