Where It’s Needed Most
We operate across the emergency food chain to distribute healthy food, partner with community resources, and help our neighbors thrive.
HUNGER AND HOPE IN THE HEARTLAND
The pervasiveness of hunger has become undeniable, and demand for food assistance continues to rise. But, working together, we all make it easier for our neighbors to reach out when they need help. We're feeding families. We're changing lives.
We believe hunger is a solvable problem
OUR MISSION IN ACTION
September is Hunger Action Month!
In honor of Hunger Action Month, your gift made by September 30 can DOUBLE in impact to provide twice as many meals, thanks to matching funds from Delta Air Lines, ALCIVIA and other generous…Donate Now
Stories of Hunger and Hope in the Heartland
The spring/summer issue of Heartland Connection, Second Harvest Heartland's print newsletter, is now available. Read about partners like The Bread of Life Food Pantry changing lives in North…Read Newsletter
Summer Meals For Kids
Free Meals for Children 18 and Younger Find a location near you to pick up free meals and snacks during the summer for children age 18 and younger.Learn More
Celebrating School Meals for All in Minnesota
On Friday, March 17, a bill was signed that will provide free school meals to more than 600,000 children in Minnesota. An amazing step forward in our mission toward ending hunger in the heartland.Read More
MPR NEWS: Why hunger is rising in Minnesota
CEO Allison O'Toole and Mankato's ECHO Food Shelf Manager Deisy De Leon Esqueda talk with MPR News' Angela Davis about why hunger is rising in Minnesota and what can be done to help.Listen Now