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Join this essential community of hunger relief supporters when you make a one-time gift of $1,000 or more or a monthly gift of $84 or more.

Join Our Community of Leadership Circle Donors

When you make a one-time gift of $1,000 or more or a monthly gift of $84 or more, you automatically join our Leadership Circle.

Your support, combined with that from other dedicated donors in this community, ensures we can make an even greater impact by investing in innovative and efficient ways to reduce and prevent hunger in our region.


How $1,000 can fight hunger

  • $1,000 can provide 3,000 meals for families facing hunger.
  • $1,000 can feed a family of four for 10 months.
  • $1,000 can allow us to distribute $6,700 worth of food and grocery products.
  • $1,000 can allow us to distribute 3,582 pounds of food to our food shelf partners. 

As a Leadership Circle member, you'll also enjoy these special benefits:

  • “Insider” updates on strategic initiatives to keep you in the know on recent and upcoming happenings
  • Priority invitations to special events and exclusive Leadership Circle opportunities
  • “Behind the Scenes” tours of our state-of-the-art hunger fighting facility to see firsthand how food is received, sorted, packed and distributed to our 1000+ partners
  • Special recognition via Second Harvest Heartland publications and events throughout the year
  • Dedicated staff contact to provide a personalized, direct connection to Second Harvest Heartland  


$22.1 million

Last year, Leadership Circle donors raised $22.1 million for our food bank operations and programs.

66 million meals

Support from our Leadership Circle members helped us deliver more than 66 million meals to neighbors in need.

43% of donations

Leadership Circle donors comprise just 17 percent of supporters but account for 43 percent of our annual giving dollars.

“I love the fact that my donation is helping my fellow Minnesotans. Second Harvest Heartland is constantly coming up with new programs to reach the hungry and new ways to keep food out of the landfills...no one in this country should go without food."

- Kathy Yano, Leadership Circle member

Make a Commitment to Help End Hunger

When you become part of the Leadership Circle family, you make a lasting financial contribution that helps hungry families, seniors and children across the heartland. We’ll acknowledge your important support with these benefits.



Second Harvest Heartland is a tax-exempt 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization recognized by the IRS, tax ID number: 23-7417654. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.