We provide an essential service and will continue to meet the need for emergency meals in our community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We need your help to continue.

Do you need help accessing food? Get help with locating emergency food services in your community.

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  • $50
    150 meals

  • $100
    300 meals

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    600 meals


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We’re working around the clock to deliver as much food as possible to local individuals and our food shelf and meal program partners.

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Our Response to Coronavirus

Especially in times of uncertainty, it’s vital that we support our community’s access to food. Our action team continues to monitor the evolving updates and impacts of COVID-19. 

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Restaurants step in to feed a community in need

As concerns regarding COVID-19 grow, Minnesotans are cooking and eating at home and the hospitality industry is left with few patrons, an abundance of food and teams with little work. Second Harvest Heartland and a growing group of local restaurateurs are getting creative about the problem.

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Gifts Matched Now

Schwan’s Corporate Giving Foundation is generously matching gits up to a total of $250,000 to help fund prepared meals, emergency food boxes, and other desperately needed meals.

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Upcoming Events

Check our calendar of events to discover when, where and how you can participate to bring hope and food to people who need it.

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Do you know the two most shocking facts about hunger in your community?

Did you also know…

As one of the nation’s largest, most efficient and innovative hunger-relief organizations, Second Harvest Heartland has a huge impact on local hunger with your support.

  • 97 million meals provided locally by SHH and partners last year
  • 1000 food shelf and meal program partners received food from us
Some of our hunger fighting programs include:

Thousands of our neighbors are facing hunger. Together we can help.

Our food shelf partners are reporting more local people in need than ever. Many are asking for food assistance for the first time in their lives.

  • 1 in 11 people in our region are affected by hunger
  • 500k+ people are served by us and our partners each year
The face of hunger in our community includes:

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