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The Second Harvest Heartland Blog
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.
June 20, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Milk usually isn’t the first item someone thinks of when donating to a food shelf, but it’s one of the most requested items by clients.
June 16, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
With help and encouragement from Second Harvest Heartland, Valerie now has access to the programs and resources she needs to make ends meet.
June 14, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Help us reach the goal of $100,000 in 18 hours to help feed kids during the summer months.
June 13, 2016 By: Marie Pauley Tags: fight hunger, donate, Bremer Bank, end hunger
For every dollar donated during the annual Meals for Many campaign, Bremer Bank will match the donation $2-for-$1, up to $30,000!
June 10, 2016 By: Marie Pauley Tags: summer hunger, child hunger, hunger facts, SFSP
Last year, Summer Food Service Program meals sites, partially supported through grants by Second Harvest Heartland, helped provide 3 million meals to kids in the summer months.
June 9, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Vegetables aren’t the only thing that the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is growing; its growing relationships with students, their families and the larger community.
June 2, 2016 By: Marie Pauley Tags: healthy food, Rob Zeaske
Hear from our CEO, Rob Zeaske, on the importance of access to healthy food.