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.

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These are challenging times, and everyone is going to need a little extra help. Second Harvest Heartland, alongside many community partners and programs, is here and ready to help fuel you, your family and our community through COVID-19. Together, we can get through this.

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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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Home Teams versus Hunger

Minnesota’s sports community is joining forces with Minnesota’s Feeding America food banks to fight hunger. The multi-day event will feature interviews and appearances with Minnesota’s pro-sports athletes, coaches and executives, unique give-back opportunities and many one-of-kind auction items up for bid.

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Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month, the time to join forces to fight hunger in our communities. And now, this fight is more important than ever before. The coronavirus pandemic has created an unprecedented hunger crisis right here in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Which hunger fighting action will you take?

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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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