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The Second Harvest Heartland Blog
August 29, 2016 By: Jens Pinther
This is a post by our Communications Coordinator, Jens Pinther. He had the opportunity to go for a ride-along with a Food Rescue driver and shared the experience.
August 19, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
When Htee moved to Minnesota just one month ago from a refugee camp in Burma she came here not knowing where she would live or work, let alone find food.
August 12, 2016 By: Jens Pinther
When it comes to health, patients who make a visit to their doctor may find traditional pharmaceuticals are not the only prescription recommended by medical providers.
August 11, 2016 By: Jens Pinther
A group of young volunteers packed more than 1500 Hygiene Kits for their communities, and had the chance to meet a former Minnesota Viking.
August 4, 2016 By: Jens Pinther Tags: Share Fresh, fresh produce
Mini Cooper makes a stop in the Twin Cities to discover how Second Harvest Heartland is combining two problems to make a solution.
August 3, 2016 By: Jens Pinther
All proceeds for Deschutes Brewery’s Street Pub event in Minneapolis go to Second Harvest Heartland. Last year, the family-friendly event raised almost $80,000. This September, it promises just as much fun.
July 22, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Based in Stillwater, Axdahl’s supports local food banks and food shelves by providing surplus produce.
July 20, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
As part of Hunger Action Month, Bremer Bank is matching every volunteer hour in September with a $5 donation, up to $50,000, for the Double Down Challenge!
July 18, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Planned giving donor and volunteer, Carol stays busy by supporting many organizations providing access to basic needs.
July 15, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Even while working, produce was difficult for Gail to come by.
July 12, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
The nationwide “Helping Hungry Homes” tour partnered locally with CUB and Vikings player Kyle Rudolph to present Second Harvest Heartland with enough protein for 240,000 servings.
July 11, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Community partnerships and involvement are a large part of this newly rebranded company’s mission and we're thankful to partner with Sencha this summer.
July 7, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
At seven years old, Victoria knows that you don't have to experience hunger to understand the importance of giving back.
July 6, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
A new year means a new venue and more children served through the Kids Kitchen program at the Monticello Help Center.
July 1, 2016 By: Marie Pauley Tags: monthly giving, donate, give today, end hunger
This month, when you become a Monthly Giver, your gift goes 3x as far thanks to a $2-for-$1 donation match!
June 29, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Produce changes the way we work, especially for food sourcing staff like Cassie.
June 28, 2016 By: Meghan Meints Tags: fresh food, healthy food, client story
For some of our neighbors, getting access to enough food can still be a challenge. Here are three of those stories.
June 27, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Last weekend, we proudly participated in Twin Cities Pride to help shed light on hunger in LGBTQ community.
June 23, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Hillary’s has partnered with Second Harvest Heartland to meet a universal need: hunger.
June 21, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Whether it’s to help humans or animals, volunteering is an integral part of Nora’s life.