Calendar of Events

Fighting hunger is an everyday battle. Check the Second Harvest Heartland Calendar of Events often to discover when, where and how you can participate in the effort.

Planning a benefit event for Second Harvest Heartland? Please let us know!

Lunds and Byerly's 75th Anniversary LogoLunds and Byerly’s 75th Anniversary: Share Your Story and Give Back

through August 31, 2014

Lunds and Byerly’s is celebrating their 75th anniversary and invite you to share your favorite memory. For every story submitted, they will donate $7.50 to Second Harvest Heartland.

Share your story today at

summit_logo_2014.jpgHappy Hour for Hunger Relief

Summit Beer Hall
Saturday, September 20, 2014

Summit Brewing Company will host a Happy Hour for Hunger Relief on Saturday, September 20 from 4-9 pm, to help raise awareness of hunger as part of Hunger Action Month. The event is free to attend, but make sure to bring a non-perishable food item for a free Summit pint glass, or a bag of groceries for a screen printed t-shirt on-site. Enjoy a specially-made Extra Pale Ale served with mandarin oranges, food from the Hot Indian food truck, and live music from The Dang Ol' Tri'ole.

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Canstruction 2014Canstruction

September 27–29, 2014
Mall of America

Canstruction®, a national charity committed to ending hunger, is using one can as a catalyst for change. This unique design/build competition, presented by Society of Design Administration, American Institute of Architects and Mall of America, will bring together top professional design firms and showcase colossal sculptures built from thousands of ordinary cans of food.

Learn how you can get involved.

Taste of the VikingsTaste of the Vikings

November 4, 2014
The Depot Minneapolis 

Help us kick childhood hunger at the annual Taste of the Vikings! The fundraising food and wine event will feature appearances by current Vikings players, coaches and alumni. Sample dishes from more than 20 of the area's top restaurants, enjoy complimentary premium wines and bid on one of a kind silent auction items.

Buy tickets!

Walk to End Hunger LogoWalk to End Hunger

Thanksgiving Morning
November 27, 2014

Mall of America

The Walk to End Hunger is a 5K fun walk for the whole family, presented by The Mosaic Company. Held on Thanksgiving morning inside the Mall of America, the walk is a great way to start your holiday off right – by giving back before you give thanks!

Learn how you can get involved.



Food & Fund Drives