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The Second Harvest Heartland Blog
November 17, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
1,887 individuals took action as our community of donors and helped raise enough to provide more than 1.9 million meals in a single day. We want to say, thank you!
November 16, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Ending hunger takes a community. Join your fellow Minnesotans on Thursday, Nov. 16 for Give to the Max Day and help ensure that no one spends this Thanksgiving with empty plates and empty stomachs.
November 15, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Poverty came quickly to Abbey and her family, but they no longer have to struggle with hunger.
November 13, 2017 By: JT Pinther
It may not be the easiest topic to bring up over a holiday meal, but talking about hunger with loved ones is one of the best ways to raise awareness.
November 11, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Correy served in four separate deployments. Now he’s a husband and father of three struggling to provide enough food for his family.
November 7, 2017 By: JT Pinther
Short Elliott Hendrickson has been a dedicated corporate partner for us for years. Find out how they came to support hunger relief as a company.
November 6, 2017 By: JT Pinther
Division of Indian Work has been operating for 65 years, and they are doing amazing work in Native American communities.
November 3, 2017 By: JT Pinther
Learn why local band ‘Hippo Campus’ is coming home to the Twin Cities Nov. 25 to help fight hunger at the Fine Line Music Cafe.
November 1, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
The food shelf helped Michelle and her family have just enough for a holiday meal, two small gifts and keeping the lights on in their home. This Give to the Max Day, you can help families like Michelle’s. Read her story and schedule your gift.
October 30, 2017 By: Jeff Ambroz
Have you ever enjoyed a catered meal or sat at a restaurant and wondered what happens to the food that businesses prepare, but don’t sell? We have.
October 27, 2017 By: Jeff Ambroz
Mike is a Produce Manager for Lunds & Byerlys. He takes pride in produce available to shoppers, but is even more proud about the quality food he’s able to rescue to help feed hungry households.
October 26, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
With millions of pounds of healthy food available for donation at retail grocers, local farms, food manufacturers and other places, there’s opportunity to reduce waste, help sustain the environment, and connect our hungry neighbors with more balanced nutrition.
October 24, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
At Grace Place, individuals and families benefit from healthy meals planned around weekly deliveries from Second Harvest Heartland.
October 20, 2017 By: JT Pinther
Food can get you out of bed on Thanksgiving morning, but maybe not in the way that you think.
October 19, 2017 By: JT Pinther
Food + You is moving to include high schools, reaching even more families in our community!
October 18, 2017 By: JT Pinther
After volunteering at a produce distribution, Bhavana looks at hunger and food waste differently.
October 13, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
For many seniors in rural southwestern Minnesota, asking for help with food is something that rarely crosses their minds, produce is helping change that.
October 11, 2017 By: JT Pinther
This single dad works full-time, but he can’t always make ends meet with just one source of income.
October 6, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Recent news stories about the issue of hunger.
October 2, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Throughout September you've donated, volunteered, joined us at events and lit the state orange. All in the name of Hunger Action Month, thank you!