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 19 meals to your community
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Hunger Matters

Recent news and articles from our blog.

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Give to the Max Day

On behalf of those we serve, thank you for your incredible generosity on Give to the Max Day!


Walk to End Hunger 2015

Walk to End Hunger

The Walk to End Hunger is a fun 5K walk for the whole family, presented by The Mosaic Company.

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Food & Fund Drive

Help provide meals and bring hope to seniors, children and families in need by hosting a Food & Fund Drive.

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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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