Past events/promotions

  • Hunger Fighters: Lindus Construction & News Talk 830 WCCO

    Hunger Fighters: Lindus Construction & News Talk 830 WCCO

    February 4, 2021 to February 19, 2021

    Lindus Construction has teamed up with News Talk 830 WCCO to help Minnesota Central Kitchen continue to distribute much-needed prepared meals across our community. From Monday, February 8 through Friday, February 19, Lindus Construction will generously match all donations to Minnesota Central Kitchen, up to $30,000.

  • St. Paul Winter Carnival Drive-Thru Ice & Snow Sculpture Park

    St. Paul Winter Carnival Drive-Thru Ice & Snow Sculpture Park

    January 7, 2021 to February 7, 2021

    Combining two signature Winter Carnival events - the Ice Carving Competition and the Snow Sculpture Contest - this Drive-Thru Ice & Snow Sculpture Park will take place at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds each day of the Carnival, including a food drive to benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

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    Let's Kick Hunger Day Radiothon

    November 20, 2020 to February 4, 2021

    Join us for the 12th annual Let’s Kick Hunger Day Radiothon, presented by WCCO Radio, on Thursday, February 4, 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Treasure Island Resort & Casino

    Treasure Island Resort & Casino

    December 23, 2020 to January 31, 2021

    You can support Second Harvest Heartland by donating unclaimed slot tickets at any ticket kiosk or the donation box by the main entrance at Treasure Island Resort & Casino during the month of January.

  • Home for the Holidays with Chowgirls Mercantile

    Home for the Holidays with Chowgirls Mercantile

    November 10, 2020 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!).

  • Pizza Lucé Donation Campaign

    Pizza Lucé Donation Campaign

    December 23, 2020 to January 10, 2021

    Pizza Lucé invites customers to help them fight hunger this winter. Through January 10, you can donate to Second Harvest Heartland during checkout at all eight metro Pizza Lucé locations. Pizza Luce will generously match all donations, up to $10,000!

  • Starbucks for Life: A Prize to Help Feed Neighbors

    Starbucks for Life: A Prize to Help Feed Neighbors

    November 20, 2020 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.

  • The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration

    The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration

    December 17, 2020 to January 1, 2021

    While the annual Rose Parade can’t take place in a traditional sense this year, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® is reimaging the iconic event through a 2-hour TV entertainment special airing on New Year’s Day at 10 a.m. CST on ABC, NBC, and Hallmark Channel. The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration will proudly support Feeding America and its network of food banks this year.

  • CVS Round Up Campaign

    CVS Round Up Campaign

    August 31, 2020 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.

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

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

    November 10, 2020 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.

  • Gott for Good | Joel Gott Wines

    Gott for Good | Joel Gott Wines

    November 1, 2020 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.

  • A Gallo Wines Holiday through Total Wine & More

    A Gallo Wines Holiday through Total Wine & More

    November 10, 2020 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.

  • "Shout" by TRITA: Donate and Download

    "Shout" by TRITA: Donate and Download

    November 20, 2020 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.

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

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

    September 28, 2020 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!

  • Hy-Vee Marshall Reusable Bag Program

    Hy-Vee Marshall Reusable Bag Program

    December 1, 2020 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.

  • Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    October 1, 2020 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.

  • Bands for Cans Volume Two by MN Musicians Against Hunger

    Bands for Cans Volume Two by MN Musicians Against Hunger

    November 10, 2020 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.

  • Crate & Barrel Holiday Campaign

    Crate & Barrel Holiday Campaign

    November 1, 2020 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.

  • Cub Turkey Bucks

    Cub Turkey Bucks

    November 11, 2020 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.

  • KARE 11 Give 11 Donation Match Opportunity – thanks to Alerus Financial Corporation

    KARE 11 Give 11 Donation Match Opportunity – thanks to Alerus Financial Corporation

    December 1, 2020 to December 30, 2020

    KARE 11, Alerus Financial Corporation 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 6 meals for our hungry neighbors thanks to the Alerus $1:$1 match up to $50,000.

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