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Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month

For far too many Minnesotans, a daily meal isn't a choice between different dishes. It's a choice between food and other critical needs, like utilities, medicine and housing. Today, more than half a million Minnesotans are facing hunger and confronting these impossible choices every day. These choices are even more difficult for Minnesota’s communities of color, who face rates of hunger twice that of their White neighbors. 

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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 tackle hunger and service-sector layoffs brought on by the pandemic. We provide prepared meals to anyone to respond to the surge in hunger and see communities through recovery. Gifts to Minnesota Central Kitchen are now being matched!

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Dish: Cuisine for Change

As our signature fundraising gala, Dish: Cuisine for Change brings the community together to raise funds and awareness to help end hunger in our local communities. Join us virtually on Thursday, September 23, 2021 for an entertaining and inspirational evening. Registration is free. If you can’t join us virtually for Dish, would you consider a donation? Ameriprise Financial, our Financial Match Sponsor, is generously matching all gifts, up to $60,000.

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Our Response to Coronavirus

The demand for emergency food assistance remains high. While our community recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, it's vital that we support our neighbors and partner hunger-relief programs with access to nutritious food.

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Do you know the two most shocking facts about hunger in your community?

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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 10 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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