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The Second Harvest Heartland Blog
March 22, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
This third annual fundraiser has special meaning to the event coordinators at the college.
March 17, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Last year, we piloted a Nutrition Education Program for low-income seniors where volunteers provided on-site nutrition education presentations and food samples using simple recipes and items found in CSFP food boxes.
March 14, 2017 By: Jennifer Sheda
Melrose Area Food Shelf opens new facility after the community is damaged in fire.
March 8, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Hunger isn’t always a completely empty stomach. Sometimes it’s just not having enough.
March 7, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Thanks to our generous donors, guests and sponsors Vintner Ball raised more than $142,000 for hunger relief.
March 2, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign restocks local food shelves.
February 28, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Financial hardship impacts health, and community meals help.
February 24, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
In a recent interview one of our staff members from Southwestern Minnesota shared information about the barriers she sees to food access.
February 22, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Our Events Manager shares why she has worked for Second Harvest Heartland for 15 years, and what she’s seen along the way.
February 16, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Brenda goes above and beyond to not only provide healthy food for her family, but a healthy home where her family can thrive.
February 13, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
The Ray and Florence Berglund Family Foundation takes a unique approach to their support and this year, they reached a significant milestone in their giving.
February 10, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Learn how Jackson County Food Shelf has made tremendous improvements for their neighbors-in-need.
February 9, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
There’s still time to double holiday contributions by getting donations of time and dollars matched by participating employers.
February 6, 2017 By: Jens PInther
With all the ways to make the world a better place, at the heart of Mary’s generosity is the issue of hunger.
February 3, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Second Harvest Heartland brought in an expert to help make the FOODRx program possible.
January 31, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
One Minnesota family’s story of how Second Harvest Heartland was there with more than food to help during a time of loss.
January 30, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
The distribution center in Maplewood is the heart of our work. Learn some fun facts about our food bank and what it takes to get millions of pounds of food to our hungry neighbors in need.
January 27, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Thanks to generous donors, volunteers and partners this year’s Let’s Kick Hunger Day Radiothon raised more than $266,000 – and donations are still coming in.
January 24, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
One of our oldest partners recently gained media attention for their distributions in partnership with Second Harvest Heartland.
January 23, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Governor Mark Dayton proclaimed January as SNAP Education and Outreach Month.