Events and Promotions Calendar

Check the Second Harvest Heartland Calendar of Events and Promotions often to discover when, where and how you can participate to bring hope and food to people who need it.

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Upcoming events/promotions

  • Starbucks for Life: A Prize to Help Feed Neighbors

    Starbucks for Life: A Prize to Help Feed Neighbors

    Today to January 4, 2021

    Hunger is affecting millions of our neighbors this holiday season, but together you can help with Starbucks. When you play Starbucks for Life from December 1, 2020 – January 4, 2021, you have a chance to win and help provide meals to Second Harvest Heartland and other Feeding America food banks.

  • Gott for Good | Joel Gott Wines

    Gott for Good | Joel Gott Wines

    Today to December 31, 2020

    Joel Gott Wines (JGW) believes that every family deserves food on the holiday table. That’s why they’re partnering with Second Harvest Heartland and other Feeding America foods banks on “Gott for Good,” a program that brings food to neighbors in need this holiday season.

  • Shake Shack Donation Days

    Shake Shack Donation Days

    Today to December 9, 2020

    Shake Shack is serving up an easy way to support your community this holiday season. Use the code donation on the Shack App, web, or kiosk when checking out and Shake Shack will donate 25% of your total meal purchase to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • NOW Bikes

    NOW Bikes' Black Friday Sale

    Today to December 6, 2020

    Buying gifts for a winter biker? NOW Bikes in Arden Hills and St. Paul, MN is helping feed the hungry. Buy any regular-priced item and NOW Bikes will donate 5% of the retail price to Second Harvest Heartland!

  • Home for the Holidays with Chowgirls Mercantile

    Home for the Holidays with Chowgirls Mercantile

    Today to January 11, 2021

    You can shop the online gift shop through Chowgirls from November 16 to January 11 for a dazzling array of offerings from local artisan makers while gifting someone delicious local cheese, charcuterie, and cocktails (and not having to do the dishes!).

  • A Gallo Wines Holiday through Total Wine & More

    A Gallo Wines Holiday through Total Wine & More

    Today to December 31, 2020

    Set your holiday table with Orin Swift and Locations Wines this season. In doing so, you’ll also be helping put food on the tables of families experiencing hunger. Orin Swift and Locations Wines will donate $3 to Second Harvest Heartland for every bottle purchased at Total Wine & More stores.

  • Hy-Vee Marshall Reusable Bag Program

    Hy-Vee Marshall Reusable Bag Program

    Today to December 31, 2020

    For the month of December, each time a $2.50 red My Heart Reusable Bag is purchased at the Hy-Vee in Marshall, MN, $1 will be donated to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • "Shout" by TRITA: Donate and Download

    "Shout" by TRITA: Donate and Download

    Today to December 31, 2020

    With cold weather quickly setting in, the loneliness of COVID isolation, and the distance we all feel from our friends and loved ones during the holidays, TRITA wanted combat the issue of hunger through the new release of their song “Shout.” You can find the official release of “Shout” on TRITA’s Bandcamp, where you can pay-what-you-will to download. TRITA is donating 100% of donations – as well as profits from merch sales - to Second Harvest Heartland to help feed families this holiday season.

  • Cub Turkey Bucks

    Cub Turkey Bucks

    Today to December 31, 2020

    Cub Foods is helping families in need put food on the table this holiday season. From Nov 1 - Dec 31, donate at the register at any Cub Foods, and funds raised will translate into turkeys and hams for MN food banks.

  • TJX #CarolForACause

    TJX #CarolForACause

    Today to December 27, 2020

    TJX Companies are reimaging a classic holiday tradition with #CarolForACause, an Instagram singalong. Simply record your favorite carol on Instagram Reels using #CarolForACause, and TJX Companies will donate $10 to Feeding America and its network of food banks. Fighting hunger never sounded so good!

  • CVS Round Up Campaign

    CVS Round Up Campaign

    Today to December 31, 2020

    When you shop at CVS, you’ll have the opportunity to support our neighbors experiencing hunger. By choosing to round up your bill at the register, you will be helping Second harvest Heartland and our efforts to ensure all are fed.

  • A Minnesota Holiday, Volume 12 by Phil Thompson Productions

    A Minnesota Holiday, Volume 12 by Phil Thompson Productions

    Today to December 25, 2020

    For the past 11 years, Woodbury singer and pianist Phil Thompson has recruited his fellow Minnesota musicians to contribute a song or two to his annual charity CD "A Minnesota Holiday." Sales from the 2020 version of the CD as well as iTunes downloads will support Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Sip. Step Up. Help Feed Your Neighbors in Need with Caribou Coffee.

    Sip. Step Up. Help Feed Your Neighbors in Need with Caribou Coffee.

    Today to December 31, 2020

    As a Caribou Coffee Perks App User, you can redeem 140 points through the Caribou Coffee app. With your redemption, Caribou Coffee will give $5 to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Crate & Barrel Holiday Campaign

    Crate & Barrel Holiday Campaign

    Today to December 31, 2020

    The holidays are a time for helping our neighbors in need. But, now more than ever, hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans could struggle to feed their families. Through December 31, make a donation at your local Crate & Barrel Store to help Second Harvest Heartland put food on the tables of local families.

  • Virtual Art Exhibit & Studio Tour with Charlotte Schuld, Landscape Artist

    Virtual Art Exhibit & Studio Tour with Charlotte Schuld, Landscape Artist

    Today to December 19, 2020

    Charlotte Schuld, local landscape artist, will give a virtual tour of her studio workspace and an inside peek at how she plans and creates her works. Working mostly with acrylics and pastels on canvas, Charlotte works to show the intense variety and beauty of sky, land and water.

  • Affinity Plus Coins for a Cause

    Affinity Plus Coins for a Cause

    Today to December 11, 2020

    Donate your extra coins in the entryway of participating Affinity Plus branches and help fight hunger! Affinity Plus will match donations to MN food banks, up to $25,000. On Friday, December 11, the first 50 donors at each location will receive a holiday gift bag!

  • Bands for Cans Volume Two by MN Musicians Against Hunger

    Bands for Cans Volume Two by MN Musicians Against Hunger

    Today to December 31, 2020

    Minnesota’s favorite hunger-fighting soundtrack is back with a new compilation - “Bands for Cans Volume Two.” Produced by MN Musicians Against Hunger, proceeds from the album benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Donate $20 and get a $10 GC to Wahlburgers at HyVee!

    Donate $20 and get a $10 GC to Wahlburgers at HyVee!

    Today to December 31, 2020

    Join iHeartMedia Minneapolis & Wahlburgers at Hy-Vee in support of Second Harvest Heartland. Click the link below to donate to Second Harvest Heartland and with a $20.00 donation you will receive a $10.00 gift card to use at any Twin Cities Wahlburgers at Hy-Vee location!

  • Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    Today to December 31, 2020

    Customers who reuse their bags from home to bag their groceries receive a 10-cent per bag refund which they may donate to Second Harvest Heartland. During COVID-19, customers are invited to bring in their own bags, but must bag their groceries themselves to limit exposure for Whole Foods team members. Participating Whole Foods locations supporting Second Harvest Heartland include: Minneapolis, St. Paul, Uptown Minneapolis, Edina, Minnetonka, Woodbury, and Maple Grove.

Ongoing Promotions

Supporting the work of Second Harvest Heartland is sometimes as easy as shopping at your favorite local business. Check out these ongoing promotions designed to promote awareness and help us bring more food to hungry people.

  • Power Plate Meals

    Power Plate Meals prides themselves on providing healthy meals for families. Now, they’re inviting customers to join them in helping put food on the tables of families experiencing the stress of hunger. When customers make a $5 donation at Eagan, Bloomington, or Lakeville locations, Power Plate Meals will donate one meal to Second Harvest Heartland and our network of food shelf partners. Learn more. .

  • Buy One, Give One with Soup by Simpls

    For every quart of soup you buy for delivery to your door, Simpls will donate a bowl of soup to Second Harvest Heartland to nourish our community members in need as well as healthcare workers supporting COVID-19. The soup is made from scratch using local, organic and sustainable ingredients. Please visit simpls.com to place your order for soup as well as sides and desserts which can all be delivered to your doorstep. Enjoy a warm bowl of soup while warming your heart! .

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    Sean and Blanca Real Estate Group

    Sean and Blanca, husband and wife real estate team, are committed to supporting Minnesota families, especially during these difficult times. With each home closing, they will donate the equivalent of 300 meals to Second Harvest Heartland. In addition, they are organizing innovative ways to encourage their friends and clients to get involved in the fight against hunger. Connect with Sean and Blanca at www.SeanandBlanca.com.

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    Summit Brewing Company

    Summit Brewing Company has always made it a priority to give back to the communities that have supported them throughout the years. They are committed to the importance of sharing their successes with others. When you stop by their St. Paul location and take a tour, Summit Brewing will donate 20% of tour proceeds back to Second Harvest Heartland allowing us to distribute 3 meals to those who struggle with hunger. For more information visit www.summitbrewing.com.

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    Spoonful Apparel — Look Good. Do Good. Feed Kids!

    Help Second Harvest Heartland make sure no child goes hungry when you buy inspiring, fashionable apparel and accessories from Spoonful Apparel, LLC. Spoonful Apparel is donating 50% of the profits from online sales made in Minnesota and select events to Second Harvest Heartland. Visit www.spoonfulapparel.com to learn more.

  • SIMEK'sOneGivesOne

    SIMEK’s 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. For more information, visit: simeks.com/onegivesone.

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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. www.lundsandbyerlys.com

  • Galactic Pizza

    Galactic Pizza

    Location: 2917 Lyndale Ave S Minneapolis, MN

    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). www.galacticpizza.com

  • Hillary's Gift Baskets

    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.

    Click here to learn more or purchase a basket.

    For orders of 10 or more gift baskets, please call Hillary Feder or Jan Lapp at 952-933-8365 or 800-742-6800.

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