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

  • Stamp Out Hunger VIRTUAL Drive

    Stamp Out Hunger VIRTUAL Drive

    Today to November 30, 2020

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our friends at the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) launched a virtual Stamp Out Hunger drive to support hunger relief across our communities. Rather than placing a bag of non-perishable food by your mailbox, please join NALC in donating funds to support food bank emergency response efforts.

  • Trax Burgers & Bar - Get Some, Give Some

    Trax Burgers & Bar - Get Some, Give Some

    Today to August 31, 2020

    Trax Burgers & Bar is passionate about making sure our neighbors have enough to eat. Join them in this effort! For every entrée purchased, Trax is generously donating $1 to Second Harvest Heartland, helping provide 3 meals to Minnesota kids facing hunger. Promotion applies to dine-in, takeout, and delivery purchases.

  • Izzy’s Ice Cream

    Izzy’s Ice Cream

    Today to September 7, 2020

    Izzy’s Ice Cream is putting JOY into the emergency food system: ice cream! To celebrate its 20th anniversary in the midst of this great time of need, Izzy’s Ice Cream recently donated over $42,000 worth of ice cream to Second Harvest Heartland. And they want to do more! The iconic brand is asking fans, customers, and friends to join them in donating to help provide ice cream to Minnesota’s emergency food network through Second Harvest Heartland and our partners.

  • Get Your State Fair Food Fix at the Minnesota State Fair’s Food Parade and Help Your Hungry Neighbors

    Get Your State Fair Food Fix at the Minnesota State Fair’s Food Parade and Help Your Hungry Neighbors

    Today to September 7, 2020

    The Minnesota State Fair will host the State Fair Food Parade August 20-23, 27-30 and September 3-7. This historic event will be a drive-thru experience featuring 16 vendors and a chance to get your State Fair food fix while supporting the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

  • Indeed We Can: Drink Beer, Do Good

    Indeed We Can: Drink Beer, Do Good

    Today to August 26, 2020

    Our friends at Indeed Brewing have reinstated Indeed We Can – their beloved charitable initiative – with a new structure to support three organizations responding to emergency community needs as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Through August 26, 100% of net proceeds from Indeed We Can Wednesdays will equally support Minnesota Central Kitchen, Navigate MN, and NAMI Minnesota.

  • Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program

    Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program

    Today to August 31, 2020

    For the month of August, each time a $2.50 red “My Heart” Reusable Bag is purchased at the Hy-Vee in Oakdale, MN or Shakopee, MN, $1 will be donated to Second Harvest Heartland. Every $1 provides 3 meals for local families needing support during this challenging time.

  •  17th Anniversary Dish: Cuisine for Change

    17th Anniversary Dish: Cuisine for Change

    September 17, 2020, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Join us in celebrating the 17th anniversary of Dish: Cuisine for Change on Thursday, September 17, 2020! As Second Harvest Heartland’s signature fundraising gala, Dish: Cuisine for Change brings the community together to raise funds and awareness to help end hunger in our local communities.

  • The Pirates Treasure Hunt

    The Pirates Treasure Hunt

    Today to August 15, 2020

    Pirates are invading Minneapolis! In the socially safe event of the summer, The Pirates Treasure Hunt, you will search for buried treasure while encountering virtual pirates and conquering challenges. All you need is a sense of adventure, a smartphone, and the ability to channel your inner pirate!

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. .

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    All Hands MN Hand Sanitizer

    The All Hands MN team including Tattersall Distilling, Du Nord Craft Spirits, and Brothers Justus Whiskey company are collaborating with distributor Johnson Brothers and local grocers to donate one million meals to Second Harvest Heartland! The meals are being funded through the proceeds of All Hands MN Hand Sanitizer (32 oz.), available at your local Cub, Lunds & Byerlys, Kowalski’s Markets, and Hy-Vee. Stop by your local retailer to pick up your bottle today! .

  • Saints

    St. Paul Saints #ClassicSaintsCommunity Series

    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. The first Community Series fans can take advantage of is purchasing a $100 gift card, which can be used for anything at CHS Field during Saints games - along with a bonus gift card valued at $25. For every gift card purchased, $25 will be donated to Second Harvest Heartland to support our efforts to provide emergency meals to Minnesotans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Purchase tickets here. .

  • Stateology

    Stateology is committed to giving back to the community. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Stateology created the Better Together t-shirt to support Second Harvest Heartland and Small Sums. For every t-shirt purchased, 25% of proceeds will help support neighbors facing food insecurity. 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 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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    KARE 11 Give 11

    KARE 11 and Second Harvest Heartland are working together to ensure that kids who are home from school and families facing hardships during this time don't go hungry! Every $1 donated equals 3 meals for our hungry neighbors. Donate now.

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    Nimble Impressions Hope T-shirt

    Our friends at Nimble Impressions are giving everyone a much needed dose of hope, with their custom Hope t-shirts supporting Second Harvest Heartland. Each shirt purchased will help provide emergency meals to neighbors facing food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Get your Hope Tee and give hope to someone else.

  • ReQuip


    ReQuip's goal is to make a positive difference in the world by repurposing with purpose. From your company’s no longer needed equipment, inventory or supplies to your family’s old cell phones, laptops, tablets and power equipment, ReQuip will resell these items, giving back a portion of every sale to Second Harvest Heartland and other great charity partners. Learn how you can repurpose with purpose at

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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

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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

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    Community Alliance Discount Cards 

    Community Alliance Brew, Winery, & Distillery Cards are bigger and better – and now online! You can support Second Harvest Heartland by purchasing the CraftHappy App on your phone. Receive BOGO drinks (and more) at 80 breweries, wineries, and distilleries with savings of $900!

    CraftHappy App is $29.95, with $10 of each sale supporting Second Harvest Heartland and helping provide 30 meals to our hungry neighbors. the neighbors we serve. Learn more

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    The For Project

    The FOR Project has made it easy for you to support Second Harvest Heartland every time you dine out – at no cost to you! When you register your debit/credit card with The FOR Project and make a purchase at one of their 7,000+ participating restaurant merchants, Second Harvest Heartland will automatically receive 3% of your sale, which is provided by the merchant. Simply follow this link to sign up to support Second Harvest Heartland and start purchasing with a purpose!

    BONUS: The FOR Project will give $25 to Second Harvest Heartland for the first 1,000 to sign up, so don’t delay!

  • Window World

    Window World “Feeding Through Feedback”

    Since 2008, Window World has extended their charitable arm nationwide in our effort to help veterans, families, and children in need. With this conviction in mind, Window World Twin Cities is now proud to partner with Second Harvest Heartland to help end hunger in your local community. Understanding the importance of giving back and supporting those in need, we will donate 10 meals to Second Harvest Heartland when you leave feedback on your experience with Window World Twin Cities.

    Find out more about Window World Twin Cities by visiting:

  • DrivenCoffee

    Driven Coffee

    Driven Coffee makes a positive impact on the world by roasting and selling the finest specialty grade coffees and donating 10 percent of all sales to partner causes, including Second Harvest Heartland. Order your specialty coffee today and make an impact on the lives of our hungry neighbors.

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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 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:

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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.

  • 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).

  • 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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