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Make Hunger History

The 2030 Moonshot

We’ve set a course to cut hunger in half for all Minnesotans by 2030.

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More than 813,000 people - 1 in 6 of your neighbors - reached out for food help last year. With inflation and sky-high grocery prices, the need is greater today. Your support helps provide much-needed food to local families who are missing meals.

  • $30
    90 meals

  • $50
    150 meals

  • $100
    300 meals

  • Enter Donation
    600 meals




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

There is more than enough food for everyone. As one of the nation’s largest hunger relief agencies, it’s our job to make sure healthy, nutritious food gets to the households who need it. Every day, we’re working together to source and distribute food efficiently, advocate for effective policies and programs, and invest in new ways to end hunger in the heartland.

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We Can Help

Need Food?

Hunger can happen to anyone. Second Harvest Heartland can help you find free food near you, and connect you with other food assistance resources.


See how our food bank team, our network of local partners, and our generous volunteers and donors are working to end hunger together.

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