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May 27, 2016 By: Marie Pauley Tags: fresh food, Share Fresh, fresh produce, end hunger
Distributing fresh foods can be a great challenge but with partnerships and innovation we can get more produce to our hungry neighbors.
May 26, 2016 By: Marie Pauley Tags: Food + You, child hunger
An extra 12-14 pounds of food can make a huge difference. That’s just one of the things parents said about the Food + You pilot program at 15 Minneapolis and St. Paul schools during the 2015-2016 school year.
May 19, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Being a single mother to three children is time consuming, but for Angela volunteering is a worth-while opportunity to help her neighbors.
May 17, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
May is Older Americans Month. Learn more and help raise awareness of senior hunger.
May 13, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Stamp Out Hunger is happening tomorrow – Saturday, May 14 – don’t miss out!
May 9, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
One school’s Family Liaison sees firsthand how hunger impacts students and their families.
May 5, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
New data from Map the Meal Gap helps shed light on hidden hunger in Minnesota communities.
May 2, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Fill a bag and feed a family by donating nonperishable food items right at your mailbox on Saturday, May 14 or making a matched donation online today.
April 29, 2016 By: Meghan Meints Tags: fight hunger, end hunger
Volunteering your time or making a financial donation aren’t the only ways you can help Second Harvest Heartland end hunger.
April 28, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Individuals are the backbone of our organization. Certain individuals got above and beyond to do extraordinary things, we’re proud to call these individuals Champions!
April 25, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Through more than 20 unique opportunities, volunteers are supporting our work in new ways, creating more of an impact than ever before.
April 21, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Whether it’s through volunteers, employees or clients, Second Harvest Heartland strives to lead with heart and values first. Learn more about the people committed to helping ensure we achieve our mission.
April 15, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
There are still a few spots left at this year’s Dish: Cuisine for Change next Thursday! But even if you can’t attend this year, there is an exciting opportunity to make a matched donation and impact hunger in our community.
April 12, 2016 By: Marie Pauley Tags: working families, client story, annual report
Patti’s story helps shed light on what a typical month looks like for our hungry neighbors.
April 11, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
It's National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Our volunteers make an impressive impact each year and we could not do our work without them.
April 5, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
Do you know which counties in Minnesota and western Wisconsin saw the highest increase in emergency food services in 2015? Find out and learn how you can help us meet the need.
March 30, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Food or medicine? Deane shares her story about visiting the local food shelf for the first time after medical bills spread her family’s finances too thin.
March 28, 2016 By: Meghan Meints
Help support the fight against hunger three ways through the second annual Walmart campaign.
March 25, 2016 By: Marie Pauley
We invite you to view our Annual Community Report for 2015. Learn more about hunger in our community and be inspired by what you helped us accomplish last year.
March 24, 2016 By: Marie Pauley Tags: hunger heroes, end hunger
We're pleased to announce the recipients of Second Harvest Heartland's annual Hunger Hero awards, an award created to honor and recognize organizational partners who make a compassionate and transformational impact on those who are hungry in the heartland.