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
See how our food bank team, our network of local partners, and our generous volunteers and donors are working to end hunger together.
4 Reasons Why People Need Food Assistance This Fall
In the latest edition of our “4 Reasons Why” series, learn about the challenges that are exacerbating food insecurity in Minnesota right now.Read More
How SNAP Helps Grocery Stores Make Food Accessible
On average, for every $1 invested in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), $1.50 is generated for grocers, making SNAP an important resource not just for those facing hunger, but for…Read More
A Fulfilling Effort: The Ways in which College Students Volunteer at Second Harvest Heartland
College students are a valuable part of our volunteer team, donating their time and skills in helping feed their community.Read More
Delivery Day at Pipestone County Food Shelf
Delivery day at Pipestone County Food Shelf is managed by a dedicated and knowledgeable team of volunteers who work quickly to stock shelves and prepare to welcome shoppers. The food shelf is eagerly…Read More
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