Events and Promotions Calendar

Check the Second Harvest Heartland Calendar of Events and Promotions often to discover when, where and how you can participate to bring hope and food to people who need it.

We welcome organizations that are seeking a charity partner for their event. If you're planning an event, please let us know.

Upcoming events/promotions

  • Sencha Tea Bar

    Sencha Tea Bar

    Ends August 31, 2016

    This summer when you buy Sencha Tea Bar’s new hand-crafted drink, Ruby Keys, they will donate $1 to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Hunger Action Day

    Hunger Action Day

    September 8, 2016

    Join Second Harvest Heartland and the hunger relief community for Hunger Action Day on September 8.

  • Canstruction

    Canstruction

    September 24, 2016 to September 26, 2016

    Canstruction®, a national charity committed to ending hunger, is using one can as a catalyst for change.

  • Indeed We Can!

    Indeed We Can!

    September 28, 2016, 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    Share a pint or two at one of the best craft breweries around, and support local hunger relief!

  • Pints to Gallons Milk Drive

    Pints to Gallons Milk Drive

    September 19, 2016 to September 30, 2016

    Join Second Harvest Heartland, Midwest Dairy Council and Bremer Bank in the Pints to Gallons milk drive, and help put high-demand milk on the table for local families in need.

  • Bloomington ChopHouse Charity Night

    Bloomington ChopHouse Charity Night

    September 8, 2016 to December 29, 2016

    On Thursday nights, when you dine at the Bloomington ChopHouse, they will give 10 percent of their sales to selected local charities like Second Harvest Heartland.

  • French’s One Bottle One Meal

    French’s One Bottle One Meal

    Ends December 31, 2016

    We are excited to partner with Feeding America and French’s to fight hunger in our service area.

  • Hunger Action Day

    Hunger Action Day

    September 8, 2016

    Join Second Harvest Heartland and the hunger relief community for Hunger Action Day on September 8.

  • Bloomington ChopHouse Charity Night

    Bloomington ChopHouse Charity Night

    September 8, 2016 to December 29, 2016

    On Thursday nights, when you dine at the Bloomington ChopHouse, they will give 10 percent of their sales to selected local charities like Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Pints to Gallons Milk Drive

    Pints to Gallons Milk Drive

    September 19, 2016 to September 30, 2016

    Join Second Harvest Heartland, Midwest Dairy Council and Bremer Bank in the Pints to Gallons milk drive, and help put high-demand milk on the table for local families in need.

  • Canstruction

    Canstruction

    September 24, 2016 to September 26, 2016

    Canstruction®, a national charity committed to ending hunger, is using one can as a catalyst for change.

  • Indeed We Can!

    Indeed We Can!

    September 28, 2016, 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    Share a pint or two at one of the best craft breweries around, and support local hunger relief!

  • Sencha Tea Bar

    Sencha Tea Bar

    Ends August 31, 2016

    This summer when you buy Sencha Tea Bar’s new hand-crafted drink, Ruby Keys, they will donate $1 to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • French’s One Bottle One Meal

    French’s One Bottle One Meal

    Ends December 31, 2016

    We are excited to partner with Feeding America and French’s to fight hunger in our service area.

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Past events/promotions

  • Smack Shack Crayfest

    Smack Shack Crayfest

    August 20, 2016, 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    Enjoy all-you-can-eat Louisiana Style Crawfish Boil, and wash it down with all-can-drink Hurricanes and beer!

  • Jewelers Mutual

    Jewelers Mutual

    July 11, 2016 to July 31, 2016

    Help Second Harvest Heartland win a $20,000 to $100,000 grant through Jewelers Mutual.

  • myTalk 107.1 Food for Families drive

    myTalk 107.1 Food for Families drive

    June 6, 2016 to July 1, 2016

    myTalk 107.1 is hosting its 6th Annual Food for Families drive benefitting Second Harvest Heartland. Drop off your food drive donation at one of their partner sites or join myTalk 107.1 at one of their live broadcasts.

  • IKEA: Feed the Future

    IKEA: Feed the Future

    June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016

    During the month of June, IKEA is partnering with local food banks across the nation to help “Feed the Future” and you can help too.

  • Rosedale Chevrolet

    Rosedale Chevrolet

    June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016

    This June help Rosedale Chevrolet Drive Out Hunger by donating to their food drive, and receive 1 of 3 special offers.

  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Milk Drive

    Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Milk Drive

    June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016

    For many children who face hunger, even basic staples like milk are missing. Your small donation at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, June 1-30 can help.

  • Dollar Tree Food Drive

    Dollar Tree Food Drive

    May 13, 2016 to June 18, 2016

    Help support your local food shelf by donating nutritious, non-perishable food items at Dollar Tree store locations. The Dollar Tree Spring Food Drive runs through June 18.

  • 2016 CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Food Drive

    2016 CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Food Drive

    June 6, 2016 to June 17, 2016

    Join CenturyLink to help raise funds for food banks like us. The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation will match donations up to a total of $1,000,000!

  • Rapid Packaging’s 40th Anniversary Open House

    Rapid Packaging’s 40th Anniversary Open House

    June 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

    Join us at Rapid Packaging for their open house to celebrate 40 years in business. They're partnering with Second Harvest Heartland to give back to the community by collecting monetary and nonperishable food donations.

  • Stamp Out Hunger

    Stamp Out Hunger

    May 14, 2016

    Saturday, May 14 is the 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive – the largest one-day food drive in the country hosted by letter carriers.

  • Get in Gear

    Get in Gear

    April 30, 2016

    The Get in Gear race, along beautiful Minnehaha Park, is Minnesota’s annual rite of spring. Second Harvest Heartland has been the charity partner for Get in Gear since 2006.

  • Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

    Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

    March 28, 2016 to April 25, 2016

    Walmart is making it easy for you to help our hungry neighbors. Now through April 25, visit a Walmart store within Second Harvest Heartland’s service area and help fight hunger 3 ways.

  • Dish: Cuisine for Change

    Dish: Cuisine for Change

    April 21, 2016, 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    Join us for our signature fundraising gala, Dish: Cuisine for Change. Dish features gourmet small plates from 20+ local restaurants, wine and cocktail samples, hundreds of exciting auction items, and entertainment from comedian and actor, Kevin Nealon!

  • Empty Bowls Fundraiser

    Empty Bowls Fundraiser

    April 10, 2016, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Macalester College is hosting an Empty Bowls fundraiser and 100% of the donations benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Outnumber Hunger at Sam’s Club

    Outnumber Hunger at Sam’s Club

    February 23, 2016 to March 31, 2016

    You can make a difference at your local Sam’s Club. Find out how you can help support Second Harvest Heartland and those we serve.

  • The Bibelot Shops Minneapolis

    The Bibelot Shops Minneapolis

    March 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016

    Help The Bibelot Shops Minneapolis locations fill empty plates this March. Donate up to $5 and receive 5% off your purchase.

  • Rock History Revival

    Rock History Revival

    March 25, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

    Bands Free Fallin’ and Madd Co. will play tribute to best of Tom Petty and Bad Company at this rock revival concert. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Little Six Hoops Hoopla

    Little Six Hoops Hoopla

    March 14, 2016 to March 24, 2016

    Visit Little Six Casino in Prior Lake March 14-24 and enter to play the Hoops Hoopla game. For every day you enter, Little Six Casino will donate $1 to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Chocolate March Tour

    Chocolate March Tour

    March 13, 2016 to March 20, 2016

    Take a chocolate and wine tour through the Bed & Breakfast Inns of the scenic St. Croix River Valley on a Sunday afternoon this March.

  • KTIS 98.5 Spring SHARE

    KTIS 98.5 Spring SHARE

    March 14, 2016 to March 18, 2016

    During 98.5 Spring SHARE campaign March 14-18 – for each TEAM 360 gift to KTIS, friends of Second Harvest Heartland will make a donation of 15 meals to Second Harvest Heartland.

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