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.

We welcome organizations that are seeking a charity partner for their event. If you're planning an event, please let us know.

Upcoming events/promotions

  • Askov Finlayson is partnering with Second Harvest Heartland on limited-edition Northern Hospitality tees

    Askov Finlayson is partnering with Second Harvest Heartland on limited-edition Northern Hospitality tees

    Today to March 31, 2020

    Askov Finlayson sees firsthand the devastating effect COVID-19 is having on the lives of service professionals. To give back, they’ve partnered with Second Harvest Heartland on limited-edition Northern Hospitality tees that will support this important cause.

  • St. Paul Saints #ClassicSaintsCommunity Series

    St. Paul Saints #ClassicSaintsCommunity Series

    Today to April 30, 2020

    The St. Paul Saints launched the #ClassicSaintsCommunity Series which gives back to non-profits, including Second Harvest Heartland, through special offers which provide discounts or benefits to Saints fans.

  • Hy-Vee Supporting Local Families

    Hy-Vee Supporting Local Families

    Today to April 30, 2020

    support local families experiencing hunger while COVID-19 affects our community by donating as you check out at a neighborhood Hy-Vee location in Brooklyn Park, Cottage Grove, Eagan, Lakeville, Maple Grove, New Hope, Oakdale, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, Savage and Shakopee.

  • Round-up to Fight Hunger with Wedge, Wedge Table, and Linden Hills Co-op

    Round-up to Fight Hunger with Wedge, Wedge Table, and Linden Hills Co-op

    April 1, 2020 to April 30, 2020

    For the month of April When you shop at Wedge, Wedge Table, or Linden Hills Co-op, 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.

  • innerDialogue Limited-edition “Flatten the Curve” t-shirts

    innerDialogue Limited-edition “Flatten the Curve” t-shirts

    Today to April 30, 2020

    innerDialogue Limited-edition “Flatten the Curve” t-shirts

  • Stamp Out Hunger Virtual Food Drive

    Stamp Out Hunger Virtual Food Drive

    May 9, 2020

    This year, Stamp Out Hunger is going virtual! Participate in the drive by donating online to support our neighbors in need.

  • Round-up to Fight Hunger with Wedge, Wedge Table, and Linden Hills Co-op

    Round-up to Fight Hunger with Wedge, Wedge Table, and Linden Hills Co-op

    April 1, 2020 to April 30, 2020

    For the month of April When you shop at Wedge, Wedge Table, or Linden Hills Co-op, 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.

  • Stamp Out Hunger Virtual Food Drive

    Stamp Out Hunger Virtual Food Drive

    May 9, 2020

    This year, Stamp Out Hunger is going virtual! Participate in the drive by donating online to support our neighbors in need.

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Past events/promotions

  • Punch Pizza Food & Fund Drive

    Punch Pizza Food & Fund Drive

    March 9, 2020 to March 13, 2020

    Enjoy Punch Pizza and give back during their annual food and fund drive March 9-13.

  • Inspired Conversations: Jose Andres

    Inspired Conversations: Jose Andres

    March 2, 2020, 7:30 p.m.

    Internationally recognized chef and humanitarian Jose Andres will join Star Tribune TASTE Editor, Lee Svitak Dean, for a lively conversation as part of a new speaker series, Inspired Conversations. A portion of ticket sales will support Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Adam Thielen & Hormel Chili Campaign

    Adam Thielen & Hormel Chili Campaign

    October 10, 2019 to February 2, 2020

    MN Vikings wide receiver, Adam Thielen, is teaming up with Hormel Chili to fight local hunger!

  • Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program

    Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program

    January 1, 2020 to January 31, 2020

    For the month of January, 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.

  • Let

    Let's Kick Hunger Radiothon

    January 16, 2020, 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Please join us at Let’s Kick Hunger Day Radiothon

  • Crate and Barrel Holiday Campaign

    Crate and Barrel Holiday Campaign

    November 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

    Crate and Barrel invites you to celebrate the holiday season by giving back.

  • Gott for Good

    Gott for Good

    November 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

    Joel Gott Wines is doing their part to fight hunger this holiday season. You can help!

  • Wells Fargo Holiday campaign

    Wells Fargo Holiday campaign

    November 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

    Wells Fargo is giving back this holiday season in a big way. Join them by donating at your local Wells Fargo ATM, online, or via text, to impact local families who are hungry. Donations will be matched up to $25,000!

  • Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    November 18, 2019 to December 21, 2019

    Visit your local Whole Foods now to the end of December and donate your 10¢ bag refund for every bag you reuse while shopping.

  • Star Tribune Cookie Contest

    Star Tribune Cookie Contest

    December 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Be the first to sample cookies from the 17th annual Star Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest while helping to make a difference for those in need.

  • Granite City Dine to Donate

    Granite City Dine to Donate

    December 5, 2019

    Dine at Granite City Roseville, Maple Grove, or Eagan on Thursday, December 5 to support Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Walk to End Hunger

    Walk to End Hunger

    November 28, 2019, 7:00 a.m. Registration Opens / 7:30 a.m. Walk Begins

    Give back before giving thanks on Thanksgiving morning!

  • Turkey Day 5K

    Turkey Day 5K

    November 28, 2019, 8:00 a.m.

    Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with the 32nd Annual Turkey Day 5K

  • Mario Kart 64 Tournament and Food Drive

    Mario Kart 64 Tournament and Food Drive

    November 27, 2019, 3:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

    Join us on Wednesday, November 27th, for a Drinksgiving Evening. We are kicking off the holidays with a Mario Kart N64 Tournament and Food Drive. Players of all skill levels are highly encouraged to enter.

  • KARE 11  Food Fight 2019

    KARE 11 Food Fight 2019

    November 26, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Join your favorite anchor’s team to support Second Harvest Heartland and local families in need.

  • 35th Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast

    35th Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast

    November 26, 2019

    Join us for the 35th Annual Sons of Norway Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast

  • Movies for Meals

    Movies for Meals

    October 10, 2019 to November 19, 2019

    Second Harvest Heartland has teamed up with iHeartMedia to offer free movies this November.

  • Walser Drive to End Hunger

    Walser Drive to End Hunger

    November 11, 2019 to November 18, 2019

    Walser Automotive is donating $1 for every pound of food collected at their 19 local dealerships. Stop by with a nonperishable food item or give monetarily online to support Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Give to the Max Day

    Give to the Max Day

    November 1, 2019 to November 14, 2019

    Give to the Max Day 2019 is scheduled for Thursday, November 14! Plan to join GiveMN and thousands of Minnesota nonprofits and schools as we raise millions of dollars together for the organizations which make our communities stronger.

  • TJX Companies Holiday Campaign

    TJX Companies Holiday Campaign

    November 1, 2019 to November 3, 2019

    This holiday season, help support local families facing hunger by donating at the register of your local TJMaxx, Marshalls, Home Goods, or Sierra Trading Post stores.

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