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.

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Upcoming events/promotions

  • Taste of Home LIVE

    Taste of Home LIVE

    September 7, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Join Taste of Home LIVE on the road for their all-new Happiest Holiday Tour! They’ll be cooking up festive recipes, teaching new test kitchen approved techniques, and giving back to local food banks, including Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Trane Community Yard Sale

    Trane Community Yard Sale

    September 9, 2017, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    The Trane Company will be holding a Community Yard Sale benefitting Second Harvest Heartland. The sale is open to the public and those interested in purchasing a vendor spot can call 651-407-4000 for more information.

  • Poker is Fun Tour – Winners Shown Events

    Poker is Fun Tour – Winners Shown Events

    September 9, 2017 to September 10, 2017

    Just as it sounds, if you are the last remaining person, you must show your cards in order to be given the pot in these Poker is Fun Tour events held at Canterbury Park. Each one-day Winners Shown Tournament will withhold 1% of the prize pool for a donation to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • The Minnesota Marketing Summit

    The Minnesota Marketing Summit

    September 13, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Join Second Harvest Heartland and 400+ marketing, advertising and digital media experts at Minnesota’s largest marketing conference.

  • Rustic Road 13 Pottery Event

    Rustic Road 13 Pottery Event

    September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017

    The Rustic Road 13 Pottery Event and Sale is held each year on a scenic historic St. Croix County farmstead in Hudson, Wisconsin.

  • Canstruction

    Canstruction

    September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017

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

  • Indeed We Can!

    Indeed We Can!

    September 20, 2017, 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!

  • George & the Dragon Pub

    George & the Dragon Pub

    September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017

    George & the Dragon Pub is once again helping our hungry neighbors this September. For every meal served, George & the Dragon will donate two meals to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Tailspin Band Benefit Concert

    Tailspin Band Benefit Concert

    September 30, 2017, 8:30 pm to 12:30 am

    Rock and country band, Tailspin, will be holding its 13th annual concert at Outtakes Bar & Grill to benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Houlihan’s Restaurant Cookie for a Cause

    Houlihan’s Restaurant Cookie for a Cause

    Today to September 30, 2017

    Visit Houlihan’s three Metro restaurants and enjoy a cookie after lunch for $1 Monday–Friday from 11am–3pm.

  • Outnumber Hunger

    Outnumber Hunger

    Ends January 31, 2018

    Join Big Machine Label Group and Outnumber Hunger to help solve hunger in our community.

  • Kick Hunger Challenge

    Kick Hunger Challenge

    Ends February 5, 2018

    Team up with the Kick Hunger Challenge and thousands of other football fans across the country to defeat hunger!

  • George & the Dragon Pub

    George & the Dragon Pub

    September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017

    George & the Dragon Pub is once again helping our hungry neighbors this September. For every meal served, George & the Dragon will donate two meals to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Taste of Home LIVE

    Taste of Home LIVE

    September 7, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Join Taste of Home LIVE on the road for their all-new Happiest Holiday Tour! They’ll be cooking up festive recipes, teaching new test kitchen approved techniques, and giving back to local food banks, including Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Poker is Fun Tour – Winners Shown Events

    Poker is Fun Tour – Winners Shown Events

    September 9, 2017 to September 10, 2017

    Just as it sounds, if you are the last remaining person, you must show your cards in order to be given the pot in these Poker is Fun Tour events held at Canterbury Park. Each one-day Winners Shown Tournament will withhold 1% of the prize pool for a donation to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Trane Community Yard Sale

    Trane Community Yard Sale

    September 9, 2017, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    The Trane Company will be holding a Community Yard Sale benefitting Second Harvest Heartland. The sale is open to the public and those interested in purchasing a vendor spot can call 651-407-4000 for more information.

  • The Minnesota Marketing Summit

    The Minnesota Marketing Summit

    September 13, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Join Second Harvest Heartland and 400+ marketing, advertising and digital media experts at Minnesota’s largest marketing conference.

  • Rustic Road 13 Pottery Event

    Rustic Road 13 Pottery Event

    September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017

    The Rustic Road 13 Pottery Event and Sale is held each year on a scenic historic St. Croix County farmstead in Hudson, Wisconsin.

  • Canstruction

    Canstruction

    September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017

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

  • Indeed We Can!

    Indeed We Can!

    September 20, 2017, 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!

  • Tailspin Band Benefit Concert

    Tailspin Band Benefit Concert

    September 30, 2017, 8:30 pm to 12:30 am

    Rock and country band, Tailspin, will be holding its 13th annual concert at Outtakes Bar & Grill to benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Outnumber Hunger

    Outnumber Hunger

    Ends January 31, 2018

    Join Big Machine Label Group and Outnumber Hunger to help solve hunger in our community.

  • Kick Hunger Challenge

    Kick Hunger Challenge

    Ends February 5, 2018

    Team up with the Kick Hunger Challenge and thousands of other football fans across the country to defeat hunger!

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Past events/promotions

  • The World’s Biggest Pop-Up Brunch

    The World’s Biggest Pop-Up Brunch

    August 18, 2017, evening to August 19, 201710:00 am - 4:00 p.m

    The Deschutes Street Pubs raised more than $180,000 in the past two years, and Deschutes Brewery is coming to continue the mission with two fundraising events in August!

  • Star Tribune’s State Fair Preview Party

    Star Tribune’s State Fair Preview Party

    August 15, 2017, 11am to (while supplies last)

    Sample new State Fair food at Star Tribune’s preview party, and help a neighbor in need.

  • SpartanNash Kraft Heinz Campaign – now through August 5

    SpartanNash Kraft Heinz Campaign – now through August 5

    July 28, 2017 to August 5, 2017

    Now through August 5th, help fight hunger at your local Family Fresh Market store.

  • IKEA Feeding the Future

    IKEA Feeding the Future

    June 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017

    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.

  • myTalk 107.1 Food for Families Drive

    myTalk 107.1 Food for Families Drive

    June 12, 2017 to June 30, 2017

    Join myTalk 107.1’s 7th Annual Food for Families drive benefiting Second Harvest Heartland. Stop by one of the live broadcasts and help fight summer child hunger.

  • Cub Joins National Grocers Association Day of Giving Campaign

    Cub Joins National Grocers Association Day of Giving Campaign

    June 15, 2017 to June 28, 2017

    Visit your local Cub store June 15-28 and donate at the register to support Second Harvest Heartland and other Minnesota Feeding America food banks.

  • Bremer Bank Meals for Many – June 12-24

    Bremer Bank Meals for Many – June 12-24

    June 12, 2017 to June 24, 2017

    For every dollar donated June 12-24, Bremer Bank will match your donation $1-for-$1, up to $30,000!

  • KARE 11 Operation Summer Lunch Box Drive – June 22

    KARE 11 Operation Summer Lunch Box Drive – June 22

    June 22, 2017

    Be a part of the Operation Summer Lunch Box Drive by bringing a non-perishable or financial donation to the KARE 11 studio on June 22.

  • CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Food Drive

    CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Food Drive

    June 5, 2017 to June 16, 2017

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

  • Great American Milk Drive at Festival Foods & Knowlan’s Fresh Foods

    Great American Milk Drive at Festival Foods & Knowlan’s Fresh Foods

    May 31, 2017 to June 14, 2017

    Visit your local Festival Foods or Knowlan’s Fresh Foods location and donate at the resister to support the Great American Milk Drive. All donations will be turned into gallons of highly needed milk donations.

  • Taste of the Vikings

    Taste of the Vikings

    June 14, 2017

    Help provide thousands of meals for Minnesota kids by joining us at this year’s Taste of the Vikings.

  • Foley Family Wines

    Foley Family Wines

    May 5, 2017 to May 31, 2017

    Sip, Save and Support to Stop Hunger with Foley Family Wines.

  • Walmart Fight Hunger Spark Change - April 17 - May 15

    Walmart Fight Hunger Spark Change - April 17 - May 15

    April 17, 2017 to May 15, 2017

    Walmart is making it easy for you to help our hungry neighbors. Now through May 15, you can help fight hunger 3 ways.

  • Stamp Out Hunger

    Stamp Out Hunger

    May 13, 2017

    This year is the 25th anniversary of Stamp Out Hunger, the largest single-day food drive in the country, which has collected and delivered 1.5 billion pounds of food to food banks nationwide!

  • PULSE Twin Cities Food Drive

    PULSE Twin Cities Food Drive

    May 4, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

    Join PULSE Twin Cities on May 4th outside US Bank Stadium, and bring a non-perishable food item to benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Dish: Cuisine for Change

    Dish: Cuisine for Change

    May 4, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    Join us for the 14th annual Dish: Cuisine for Change. As Second Harvest Heartland’s signature fundraising gala, Dish will bring the community together to raise funds and awareness to help end childhood hunger in our local communities.

  • Get in Gear

    Get in Gear

    April 29, 2017

    Since 2006, the Get in Gear race has raised $129,000 to support Second Harvest Heartland’s mission to end hunger. Sign up for the Get in Gear race, along beautiful Minnehaha Park, and make a difference in the lives of our hungry neighbors!

  • Sam’s Club: Meals from Members

    Sam’s Club: Meals from Members

    February 28, 2017 to March 31, 2017

    You don’t have to be a member to help support Second Harvest Heartland. Text MEALS to 35350, enter your zip code and 12 meals will be donated to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Empty Bowls Fundraiser

    Empty Bowls Fundraiser

    March 26, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

  • SO HUMing Into Spring at Devanadi

    SO HUMing Into Spring at Devanadi

    March 11, 2017, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

    Come raise your hands to the sky and breathe your stress away while raising money for Second Harvest Heartland!

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