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

  • Tailspin Band Benefit Concert

    Tailspin Band Benefit Concert

    September 29, 2018, 8:00 pm to 12:30 am

    Rock and country band, Tailspin, will be holding its 14th annual concert at Schuller’s Tavern to benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • George & the Dragon Pub

    George & the Dragon Pub

    Today to September 30, 2018

    Dine at George & the Dragon Pub throughout the month of September and for every meal served they’ll donate TWO meals to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Drink For A Cause

    Drink For A Cause

    Today to September 30, 2018

    For every pint of Deschutes Fresh Haze IPA purchased during the month of September, 1 meal will go towards feeding hungry neighbors.

  • Indeed We Can Give Back Wednesday

    Indeed We Can Give Back Wednesday

    October 3, 2018, 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!

  • Bachman’s Fall Ideas House

    Bachman’s Fall Ideas House

    Today to October 7, 2018

    Welcome autumn and discover a fresh crop of home decorating trends and fall inspiration with a $5 self-guided tour through Bachman’s Fall Ideas House! 20% of Ideas House admission proceeds benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Modo Yoga selects Second Harvest as their Karma Charity of the month!

    Modo Yoga selects Second Harvest as their Karma Charity of the month!

    October 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018

    Modo Yoga partners with a variety of organizations throughout the year - both local and international. One way in which they support their community is to highlight a different charity each month.

  • Sack Hunger in Minnesota

    Sack Hunger in Minnesota

    Today to November 30, 2018

    Waymouth Farms is partnering with the Gopher Football Team to Sack Hunger in Minnesota! With each defensive sack by the Gophers this season, Waymouth Farms will donate 100 pounds of food to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Kick Hunger Challenge

    Kick Hunger Challenge

    Today to February 4, 2019

    Team up with the Kick Hunger Challenge and thousands of other football fans across the country to defeat hunger! Show support for your favorite team and become a champion for hunger relief.

  • Tailspin Band Benefit Concert

    Tailspin Band Benefit Concert

    September 29, 2018, 8:00 pm to 12:30 am

    Rock and country band, Tailspin, will be holding its 14th annual concert at Schuller’s Tavern to benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Modo Yoga selects Second Harvest as their Karma Charity of the month!

    Modo Yoga selects Second Harvest as their Karma Charity of the month!

    October 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018

    Modo Yoga partners with a variety of organizations throughout the year - both local and international. One way in which they support their community is to highlight a different charity each month.

  • Indeed We Can Give Back Wednesday

    Indeed We Can Give Back Wednesday

    October 3, 2018, 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!

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Past events/promotions

  • Overrule Hunger 2018

    Overrule Hunger 2018

    September 10, 2018 to September 21, 2018

    Attention Twin Cities area law firms! From September 10-21 support the 1 in 8 children in Minnesota who are hungry through a friendly competition against your peers. Donations will be matched up to $30,000!

  • Canstruction

    Canstruction

    September 15, 2018 to September 17, 2018

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

  • Star Tribune’s State Fair Preview Party

    Star Tribune’s State Fair Preview Party

    August 16, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

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

  • Vintner Uncorked

    Vintner Uncorked

    August 16, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    This is not your typical wine event. It’s Uncorked!

  • Dunkin Donuts Food Drive

    Dunkin Donuts Food Drive

    July 2, 2018 to July 25, 2018

    Dunkin Donuts is helping us knock the Step Up to the Plate campaign out of the park. Bring a non-perishable food item to any Twin Cities, Mankato or St. Peter location and receive a free donut.

  •  Step Up to the Plate Challenge

    Step Up to the Plate Challenge

    July 2, 2018 to July 25, 2018

    Join us and the Minnesota Twins as we take on Harvesters food bank and the Kansas City Royals in a friendly competition to fight summer hunger.

  • IKEA Feeding the Future

    IKEA Feeding the Future

    June 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018

    Make your trip to IKEA meaningful by helping “Feed the Future” during the month of June! Purchase a kids meal at their restaurant or donate at check out to support Second Harvest Heartland’s mission to end hunger.

  • myTalk 107.1 Food for Families Drive

    myTalk 107.1 Food for Families Drive

    June 8, 2018 to June 30, 2018

    Participate in myTalk 107.1’s 8th annual Food for Families drive benefitting Second Harvest Heartland.

  • White Castle Craver Night – June 28

    White Castle Craver Night – June 28

    June 28, 2018

    Make White Castle Maplewood your dinner-of-choice on Thursday, June 28. Stop by between 5-8pm and White Castle will donate 15% of sales proceeds to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Twin Cities Pride - June 24

    Twin Cities Pride - June 24

    June 24, 2018

    Join Second Harvest Heartland as we participate in the Twin Cities Pride Parade. March with us as we share the message that no one should go hungry, no matter who they are.

  • Bremer Bank Meals for Many – June 11-23

    Bremer Bank Meals for Many – June 11-23

    June 11, 2018 to June 23, 2018

    For every dollar donated June 11-23, Bremer Bank will match your donation $1-for-$1, up to $25,000!

  • CenturyLink Campaign to Fight Hunger – June 4-15

    CenturyLink Campaign to Fight Hunger – June 4-15

    June 4, 2018 to June 15, 2018

    1 in 8 kids is hungry. But you can help by donating to CenturyLink’s Campaign to Fight Hunger. Your donation will be matched up to $1 million!

  • UrbanHalo UrbanHero

    UrbanHalo UrbanHero

    May 1, 2018 to May 31, 2018

    Handcrafted to be functional and fashionable, UrbanHalo headbands are beloved by many. Their function goes far beyond wearable to charitable thanks to the UrbanHero program. Get your custom headband and support Second Harvest Heartland this month of May!

  • PULSE Twin Cities Concert and Food Drive

    PULSE Twin Cities Concert and Food Drive

    May 18, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

    Join PULSE Twin Cities on May 18th outside US Bank Stadium, and bring a non-perishable food item to benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Stamp Out Hunger

    Stamp Out Hunger

    May 12, 2018

    Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 12 and join the largest single-day food drive in the country!

  • Take the Hill

    Take the Hill

    May 9, 2018, 1:30 pm

    Join us May 9 in the Rotunda at the State Capitol to show your State Senators and Representatives that you care about a healthy Minnesota.

  • 15th Anniversary Dish: Cuisine for Change

    15th Anniversary Dish: Cuisine for Change

    May 3, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    Join us in celebrating the 15th anniversary of Dish: Cuisine for Change on May 3, 2018! As Second Harvest Heartland’s signature fundraising gala, Dish: Cuisine for Change brings the community together to raise funds and awareness to help end hunger in our local communities.

  • Walmart Fight Hunger Spark Change

    Walmart Fight Hunger Spark Change

    April 2, 2018 to April 30, 2018

    Walmart is making it easy for you to help our hungry neighbors. During the month of April, you can help fight hunger in 4 ways.

  • Get in Gear

    Get in Gear

    April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018

    Since 2006, the Get in Gear race has raised $139,000 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!

  • Charles Baxter 10th Annual Benefit for Hunger

    Charles Baxter 10th Annual Benefit for Hunger

    April 25, 2018

    For the 10th annual year, novelist and short story writer, Charles Baxter, hosts the University of Minnesota Creative Writing Program's Hunger Relief Benefit. The event is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $5 to benefit Second Harvest Heartland. Charles Baxter will read from his award-winning fiction.

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