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

  • IKEA Feeding the Future

    IKEA Feeding the Future

    Today 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.

  • 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.

  • Outnumber Hunger

    Outnumber Hunger

    Ends January 31, 2018

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

  • 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.

  • Outnumber Hunger

    Outnumber Hunger

    Ends January 31, 2018

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

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Past events/promotions

  • 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!

  • Taste of Home LIVE

    Taste of Home LIVE

    April 22, 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Looking for a tasty treat? Missing summer a little extra? Join the Taste of Home LIVE show on April 22nd to get ready for summer’s best entertaining!

  • 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.

  • Houlihan’s Restaurant Cookie for a Cause

    Houlihan’s Restaurant Cookie for a Cause

    March 10, 2017 to March 31, 2017

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

  • 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!

  • Vintner Ball 2017

    Vintner Ball 2017

    March 4, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

    Raise your glass and support a great cause! Attend the 12th annual Vintner Ball where 100% of the proceeds benefits Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Kwik Trip Icon Sale

    Kwik Trip Icon Sale

    February 3, 2017 to February 16, 2017

    Stop by your local Kwik Trip and show your support of hunger relief. Every $1 spent towards a paper pinup equals 3 meals for local families struggling with hunger.

  • Izzy

    Izzy's Ice Cream Benefit

    February 12, 2017, 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Visit Izzy’s Ice Cream in St. Paul and $2 from every single scoop of ice cream sold will benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Kick Hunger Challenge

    Kick Hunger Challenge

    September 13, 2016 to February 5, 2017

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

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