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

  • Bloomington ChopHouse Charity Night

    Bloomington ChopHouse Charity Night

    Today 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.

  • Bank of America “Give a Meal” Campaign

    Bank of America “Give a Meal” Campaign

    Ends December 31, 2016

    Double the impact of your donation – donate to the Give a Meal campaign and for every $1 you contribute, Bank of America will give $2 more to fight hunger in our community.

  • 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.

  • Kick Hunger Challenge

    Kick Hunger Challenge

    Ends February 5, 2017

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

  • 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.

  • Empty Bowls Fundraiser

    Empty Bowls Fundraiser

    March 26, 2017, 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.

  • 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.

  • Empty Bowls Fundraiser

    Empty Bowls Fundraiser

    March 26, 2017, 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.

  • Bank of America “Give a Meal” Campaign

    Bank of America “Give a Meal” Campaign

    Ends December 31, 2016

    Double the impact of your donation – donate to the Give a Meal campaign and for every $1 you contribute, Bank of America will give $2 more to fight hunger in our community.

  • 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.

  • Kick Hunger Challenge

    Kick Hunger Challenge

    Ends 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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Past events/promotions

  • Voices for Peace

    Voices for Peace

    December 4, 2016

    Join women’s choir Voices for Peace for a musical celebration of the winter holidays.

  • Longfellow Grill Food Drive

    Longfellow Grill Food Drive

    November 1, 2016 to November 30, 2016

    Dine at Longfellow Grill in Minneapolis November 1-30, and for each non-perishable food item donated, receive a $1 off your tab (limit $5).

  • Life Time Turkey Day 5k

    Life Time Turkey Day 5k

    November 24, 2016, 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with the Turkey Day Run. Lifetime Fitness will match donations to Second Harvest Heartland, up to $10,000!

  • 7th Annual Burn the Fat, Feed the Hungry

    7th Annual Burn the Fat, Feed the Hungry

    November 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

    Held on Thanksgiving morning, The Burn the Fat, Feed the Hungry family fun day introduces participants to fun workouts and fitness and weight-loss concepts, while also raising funds to support Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Walk to End Hunger

    Walk to End Hunger

    November 24, 2016

    Give back before giving thanks at the Walk to End Hunger. The Walk is loads of fun with live music, kid’s crafts, face painters, Santa and much more!

  • Bag Hunger

    Bag Hunger

    October 30, 2016 to November 19, 2016

    Commit to BAG HUNGER in your neighborhood. Purchase products labeled with the "Bag Hunger" logo at your grocery store and help us end hunger.

  • Houlihan’s Restaurant Cookie for a Cause

    Houlihan’s Restaurant Cookie for a Cause

    October 3, 2016 to November 18, 2016

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

  • T.J.Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods Stores

    T.J.Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods Stores

    November 4, 2016 to November 6, 2016

    Shop at Twin Cities, St. Cloud and Mankato T.J.Maxx, Marshalls or HomeGoods store from November 4-6 and donate at the register to support Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Clean Comedy Night

    Clean Comedy Night

    November 5, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

    AM980 The Mission presents its 4th Annual Clean Comedy night featuring Amy Barnes, and partnering with Second Harvest Heartland in collecting food donations.

  • City Pages Iron Fork

    City Pages Iron Fork

    November 3, 2016, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    After a sellout event in 2015, City Pages Iron Fork is back for another flavorful evening of cocktails, cuisine and competition.

  • Darkness Radio’s Halloween for Hunger

    Darkness Radio’s Halloween for Hunger

    October 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016

    Help Darkness Dave raise money for Second Harvest Heartland to aid hungry neighbors right here in our communities.

  • Kick Senior Hunger Match

    Kick Senior Hunger Match

    September 26, 2016 to October 31, 2016

    Help the Minnesota Vikings kick senior hunger by giving to their fund drive.

  • All is Well: A Bollywood Dance Drama

    All is Well: A Bollywood Dance Drama

    October 16, 2016

    You’re invited to the 13th annual benefit performance by R.G.K. Modern Indian Dance Academy where all proceeds will be donated to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Heartbeat for Hunger

    Heartbeat for Hunger

    October 8, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

    Bringing together local music fans, local bands and local brews for a concert in support of our mission to end hunger.

  • Rusty Taco National Taco Day

    Rusty Taco National Taco Day

    October 4, 2016

    Celebrate National Taco Day at Rusty Taco. Visit any of the three Metro locations today and 10% of food and non-alcohol beverage sales will be donated to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • George & the Dragon Pub

    George & the Dragon Pub

    September 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016

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

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Cub Cares

    Cub Cares

    September 11, 2016 to September 24, 2016

    Cub invites you to round up your purchase during Cub Cares and double your impact with a $100,000 match from Coca Cola – all to fight hunger in our community.

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