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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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Give now to help end hunger

Minnesotans visited food shelves over 7.5 million times in 2023. That's 2 million more visits than in 2022. 

With inflation and sky-high grocery prices, the need continues to rise. 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.

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Monthly Gifts MATCHED in July

Monthly donations are vital in supporting our mission to end hunger together, helping ensure our neighbors facing hunger have access to the food they need year-round. During the month of July, your sustaining support can have an even bigger impact. When you become a monthly giver by July 31—or increase your existing monthly gift—your donation can go TWICE as far thanks to matching funds from a group of generous donors.

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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Lunch Time with Kitchen Coalition at Pathways on the Park

The Sanneh Foundation distributes Kitchen Coalition meals to a senior housing development in St. Paul.

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How a Produce Partnership with The Good Acre Changed One Farmer’s Life

Second Harvest Heartland partner The Good Acre is a nonprofit food hub through which our food bank purchases produce from 48 local BIPOC growers, including Robert Lor of My Little Garden.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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