Featured Financial Donors

The following organizations have supported our child hunger initiatives this year.

  • Cargill Foundation
  • Feeding America - The Hershey Company
  • Feeding America - Morgan Stanley
  • Feeding America - Red Nose Day Fund
  • Feeding America - Schwan's
  • Minnesota Vikings Children's Fund
  • Share our Strength
  • Target
  • TCF Foundation

Featured Volunteer Partners

The following college alumni associations are among our top volunteer groups.

  • Grinnell College Alumni
  • Montana State University Alumni
  • Ohio State University Alumni
  • Penn State Alumni
  • Saint Mary's University Alumni
  • Stanford University Alumni
  • Twin Cities Big Ten Alumni Clubs
  • University of Cincinnati Alumni
  • University of Redlands Alumni
  • Virginia Tech Minnesota Alumni

Featured Food Partners

Top 10 donors in growth for 2015.

  • Gold'n Plump
  • United Natural Foods Incorporated
  • Bimbo Bakeries
  • Jennie O
  • General Mills
  • Edling Farms
  • JCP Farms
  • Stoneybrook Farm
  • Ed Fields and Sons
  • Pahl's Farm

About the Badges

Our relationships with corporate and financial partners run deep, and we are fortunate to receive a wide variety of support and donations. The badges by each partner’s name signify the many kinds of support they provide Second Harvest Heartland, as well as how we have honored them for that support with Hunger Hero Awards in six different categories.


Partner has provided donations of time and talent through volunteer hours.

Food Donor

Partner has provided surplus or first-run food, edible produce, or has helped collect food through a Food & Fund Drive.


Partner has provided financial donations.

In Kind

Partner has provided goods, services or valuable expertise.

Hunger Hero: Awareness

Partner generating outstanding visibility in delivery of programs.

Hunger Hero: Financial

Partner with the leading financial impact on hunger relief programs.

Hunger Hero: Volunteer

Partner with the largest impact on operational productivity via donated time and labor.

Hunger Hero: Innovation

Partner with unique vision and volume delivery of a program or product.

Hunger Hero: Food Rescue

Retail partner with outstanding contribution to the “rescue” of food.

Hunger Hero: Food

Partner with outstanding value and volume of donated food.

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