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The Second Harvest Heartland Blog
May 25, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
For Older Americans month, we want to recognize one of our many resilient but struggling senior neighbors, Joyce.
May 24, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
In just one day, you helped make more than 790,000 meals possible for our hungry neighbors.
May 22, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Hear stories of some of the children and families in our region struggling with hunger.
May 17, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
An open air cooler has a high price tag but a large impact for Westonka Food Shelf.
May 15, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Our staff members have all sorts of reasons they choose to work at Second Harvest Heartland. But, there’s one common thread - they love that they can put clients at the center of their work.
May 9, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Access to fresh food is not only important; it takes quite a bit of creativity from everyone involved. See how we’re leading efforts on a regional scale to help provide more balanced meals to more of our neighbors in need.
May 8, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Guests at our annual gala, Dish: Cuisine for Change, helped provide more than 2 million meals in a single night for children and families in our community struggling with hunger.
May 1, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
This May 13 marks the 25th anniversary of Stamp Out Hunger, and Dale’s been a part of it since the beginning.
April 27, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Our Retail Food Rescue Program by the numbers.
April 25, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Being hungry is a struggle. When raising a family, hunger adds an additional layer of difficulty.
April 24, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
For Volunteer Appreciation Month, we want to tell you about people like Pam.
April 21, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Hunger impacts a student’s, at any educational level, ability to succeed. Second Harvest Heartland recently convened a Campus Hunger Summit to address the issue and share solutions to fighting hunger on college campuses.
April 18, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
In our Annual Community Report, a few members from our Board of Directors share about why they're involved with Second Harvest Heartland and their passion for hunger relief.
April 17, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Our older neighbors represent the fastest-growing population in need of hunger relief, and children represent 33 percent of our clients. These stories are very moving to Diane.
April 14, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Meet a few of our partners that are going above and beyond to play a crucial role in hunger relief. They are volunteers, donors, food shelf partners and more and we call them “Champions of Hope.”
April 13, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
Dish: Cuisine for Change is Thursday, May 4. It is a truly unique event that has a significant impact on hunger relief. Check out a short video to learn about what makes Dish an event like no other.
April 10, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
This volunteer’s experience handing fresh produce directly to neighbors in need tells an important story about hunger.
April 6, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
A message from our CEO, inviting you to view our Annual Community Report. We hope you’re inspired by what you’ve helped us accomplish in 2016.
April 3, 2017 By: Jens Pinther
Although Jay is a loyal volunteer here, he wishes Second Harvest Heartland didn’t have to operate in the first place.
March 30, 2017 By: Marie Pauley
We are excited to announce our 2017 Hunger Hero award winners. Through the Hunger Hero awards, we recognize six partners for their extraordinary efforts, helping our hungry neighbors.