Hunger Alert: We have ramped up and adapted food distribution to meet the increase in need due to COVID-19. 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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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

The demand for emergency food assistance has risen to historic levels. It’s vital that we support our community’s access to food during the coronavirus pandemic. We're working around the clock to get much-needed food to local families, partner food shelves, and other hunger-relief programs.

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Restaurants step in to feed a community in need

Minnesota Central Kitchen brings together restaurants, caterers and hunger-fighting organizations to address food insecurity and job losses brought on by the coronavirus. Your gift today can provide twice as many meals! Medtronic is providing a guaranteed match of $100,000 to help fund prepared meals for neighbors in need through Minnesota Central Kitchen.

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17th Annual Dish: Cuisine for Change

Join us from the comfort of your home! This annual event is vital to the continuation of our mission: End Hunger Together. And while this year’s event will be virtual, the impact can be just as great — with your help.

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The COVID-19 Hunger Surge

Data from McKinsey & Co, collected on behalf of Second Harvest Heartland suggests a hunger crisis unlike anything seen since the Great Depression. The hunger crisis is already underway in Minnesota. Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, 1 in 11 Minnesotans struggled to afford food. 1 in 8 Minnesotans now face hunger.

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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 8 Minnesotans expected to face hunger in coming months
  • 500k+ people are served by us and our partners each year
The face of hunger in our community includes:

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