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One of the many ways you can get involved in the work of ending hunger is by participating in a hunger-fighting event. From in-person activities to virtual organizing to supporting local retailers and companies, see a complete list below.

Attending an Event or Supporting a Local Promotion Helps End Hunger

Find the opportunity that's best for you below. And if you're a company or group looking to launch your own event, complete our partnership interest form and we'll be in touch.

Current and Upcoming Events

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Let's Kick Hunger Day Radiothon


Join us for the 15th annual Let's Kick Hunger Day Radiothon, hosted by News Talk 830 WCCO, on Thursday, February 1 from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to raise funds for Second Harvest Heartland. 

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Hy-Vee 100 Million Meals Challenge


Now through December 31st, you can round up your purchase at the register at all Hy-Vee, Dollar Fresh Market and Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh locations. All funds collected at Hy-Vee stores in our service…

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A Minnesota Holiday, Vol. 15 by Phil Thompson Productions


Minnesota’s favorite holiday soundtrack is back in its milestone 15th Volume! For the past 14 years, Woodbury singer and pianist Phil Thompson has recruited his fellow Minnesota musicians to…

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Surly Brewing Co: Get Winterized


Surly Brewing Co. launched Winterize, their new seasonal beer, brewed for more than just consumption. Winterize is a collaboration between Surly Brewing and Second Harvest Heartland to raise money,…

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Carmenet Winery Cares


For every bottle of Carmenet Wine sold at select local Hy-Vee, Coborn's and MGM stores, Carmenet Winery will donate $1 to support Second Harvest Heartland, up to $5,000.

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Crate & Barrel Holiday Campaign


For the seventh year, Crate & Barrel invites you to celebrate the holiday season by giving back. From November 16 – December 26, you will have the opportunity to donate at the register and online…

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Soups for a Cause at Churchill St.


For every cup or bowl of seasonal soup bought, Churchill St. will generously donate $0.50 to Kitchen Coalition.

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Fire Lake Grill House at the Radisson Blu Mall of America


In honor of the 10th anniversary of Fire Lake Grill House & Cocktail Bar, they are partnering with Second Harvest Heartland to give back to the community. For every FireLake Walleye Double…

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Rustica Bakery's Kitchen Coalition Bundle


Beloved local bakery, Rustica, is committed to Kitchen Coalition's mission to ensure that every neighbor has a meal that is right for them. Buy a "Kitchen Coalition Bundle" from Rustica…

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Dish Gala


We hope you’ll make plans to join us next year for the 21st annual Dish Gala on Saturday, October 12, 2024 at The Depot Minneapolis.

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Ongoing Promotions

Dine for Dinners

Dine4Dinners works to combat hunger in partnership with organizations, such as Second Harvest Heartland, that provide meals for those in need of daily nourishment through dependable, reliable, and sustainable sources. Providing a unique, intimate in-home dining experience, Dine4Dinners inspires clients to give back to those who are faced daily with food insecurity. One quarter of the cost of the dining experience goes to a food charity selected by the client and the donation is made by the client. Since founding in June 2020, Dine4Dinners has delivered several experiences, providing 31,035 meals! 

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Simeks One Gives One

SIMEK’s is dedicated to providing great food for the greater good - that’s why they’re partnering with Feeding America to provide meals to hungry neighbors in need. One meal will be generously donated to Second Harvest Heartland for each SIMEK’s product purchased at local grocers in our service area.

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Reuse and Reward with Lunds & Byerlys

Bring your reusable Lunds & Byerlys bags each time you shop at one of their stores, and you’ll not only reduce our impact on the environment you’ll also help those in need. For every one of these reusable bags used to bag groceries at Lunds & Byerlys stores, the company will make a 5 cent donation to Second Harvest Heartland. 

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Galactic Pizza

At Galactic Pizza, they serve pizza with a conscience. They value creativity, community and sustainability. Their mission is to inspire others to help save the Earth by creating a fun example of what the future would look like if businesses geared themselves towards more sustainable values. One of the many initiatives Galactic Pizza engages in to fulfill their mission is to donate $1 to Second Harvest Heartland every time a customer orders the namesake pizza, “The Second Harvest Heartland”! Stop by and help make a difference today (2917 Lyndale Ave S in Minneapolis). 

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Hillary's Heartland Hunger Relief Gift Baskets

Hillary's Heartland Hunger Relief Gift Basket can help you show appreciation, say thank you or send well-wishes.

Purchase a Heartland Hunger Relief Gift Basket filled with sweet and salty treats for your business associates, friends or family and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to Second Harvest Heartland. Each basket will include a special card acknowledging that this is a Gift that Gives.

For orders of 10 or more gift baskets, please call 952-933-8365 or email

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