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The Second Harvest Heartland Blog
February 1, 2016 By: Sara Blair
Sometimes, words alone can’t do the job of describing the value of our volunteers. Just the sheer number of volunteers that we had in 2015—over 30,500—astounds us. Take a look at some facts about Second Harvest Heartland volunteers.
January 29, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Monday through Friday, 30 volunteers support the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) at Second Harvest Heartland to help distribute monthly food boxes to seniors in need. Cath, Charlie and Ann are three of those dedicated volunteers.
January 28, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Tune in to WCCO Radio 830 from 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. today for the Let's Kick Hunger Day Radiothon and become a Hunger Hero.
January 27, 2016 By: Sara Blair
For low-income families and individuals in Ramsey County, Keystone Community Services is a lifeline through the support of three food shelf locations, crisis assistance, case management and family programs.
January 26, 2016 By: Marie Pauley Tags: dish, Events, end hunger, Dish: Cuisine for Change
Tickets for the 13th annual Dish: Cuisine for Change are now on sale. Join us for a fun and impactful evening featuring 20+ local restaurants, auction items, and incredible entertainment.
January 19, 2016 By: Sara Blair
Yesterday, over 450 youth volunteers, their families and community members rolled up their sleeves and packed, sorted and labeled food to help provide for those in need as part of Bring Your Child to Serve Day, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
January 19, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Both Maria and her husband work hard to provide for their four children. With the support of family and the food shelf, Maria can avoid making difficult choices between food and other necessities.
January 13, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
As a mother, Delima’s philosophy in life has always been family first. That philosophy is what motivates her to visit her local meal program and save money on groceries during the winter months.
January 12, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Winters in Minnesota introduce a unique set of challenges to individuals already struggling to make ends meet. You can help us meet the urgent need in our community and help us plan for the months ahead by becoming a Monthly Giver.
January 8, 2016 By: Sara Blair
As we begin the New Year, the staff at Second Harvest Heartland often take a moment to reflect on the past year. Read some our favorite moments of 2015.
January 6, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
WCCO Radio and Taste of the NFL are teaming up again to host the Let’s Kick Hunger Radiothon benefitting Second Harvest Heartland on January 28, 2016.
January 4, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
For many of the people we serve, choosing to fill their plates with a warm meal means giving up something else.