Time is Running Out: Thanks to $20,000 in matching funds from a group of generous donors, the first 12 months of your gifts will be TRIPLED, when you become a Monthly Giver before July 31, 2016.

We Are a Food Bank and More

At Second Harvest Heartland, solving the problem of hunger is our passion. As one of the largest and most efficient food banks in the United States, we leverage our unique position in the emergency food chain to make an impact.

Food Sources & Donors

Second Harvest Heartland procures food from manufacturers, farmers, food drives and more.

Second Harvest Heartland

Distributes enough food for more than 74 million meals annually, ensuring food safety throughout entire process.

Agency Partners

Food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, meal programs and after-school programs distribute food in our community.


Children, parents and seniors have access to food.

Help Us End Hunger

We depend on people like you. Join us as partners in our work to close the missing meal gap by donating funds, food or volunteer time. Together we can give our neighbors the hope and stability they need.

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5 dollars donated gives 15 meals to your community
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Hunger Matters

Recent news and articles from our blog.

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Everyone needs a little help from time to time.

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Double Your Impact

Volunteer during Hunger Action Month in September. Every hour matched with a $5 donation from Bremer Bank, up to $50,000.

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Host a Drive

Host a Summer Food & Fund Drive to help ensure that Minnesota kids get the nutritious food they need to grow.

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Monthly Giver July Campaign

Give Monthly

Triple your impact when you become a Monthly Giver before July 31. Help provide ongoing support to hungry neighbors.

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Second Harvest Heartland Event Listing

Make a Difference

Check out our full calendar of events and promotions for more ways to help end hunger in our community!

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