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

  • Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    Today 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.

  • Gott for Good

    Gott for Good

    Today to December 31, 2019

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

  • Crate and Barrel Holiday Campaign

    Crate and Barrel Holiday Campaign

    Today to December 31, 2019

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

  • Wells Fargo Holiday campaign

    Wells Fargo Holiday campaign

    Today 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!

  • Thursdays with Thielen

    Thursdays with Thielen

    Today to February 2, 2020

    MN Vikings wide receiver, Adam Thielen, is teaming up with Hormel Chili to fight local hunger! Every yard Adam gains on the field this season means more meals on the tables of our hungry neighbors.

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Past events/promotions

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Iron Fork

    Iron Fork

    October 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Get Your Taste Buds Ready for Iron Fork

  • Subway Feeding the Need

    Subway Feeding the Need

    September 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019

    This September, during Hunger Action Month, local Subway restaurants are partnering with Feeding America and local member food banks across the country to help fight hunger.

  • Twin Cities Cocktail Week - Generous Spirits Bar Program

    Twin Cities Cocktail Week - Generous Spirits Bar Program

    September 22, 2019 to September 29, 2019

    Cocktails taste good, but can they do good too? Yes! We think they can! That's why Twin Cities Cocktail Week was created.

  • Vintner Uncorked

    Vintner Uncorked

    September 27, 2019, 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

    Raise your glass and support a great cause.

  • LiveMenu Art Wine Mead Pop-up to Benefit the Hungry

    LiveMenu Art Wine Mead Pop-up to Benefit the Hungry

    September 22, 2019, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    LiveMenu hosts their first annual Art Wine Mead Pop-up to Benefit the Hungry on Sunday, September 22 from 5-7pm. Look at fine art, taste mead from Minnesota’s first meadery, and learn about LiveMenu’s efforts to support hungry neighbors in our community.

  • Overrule Hunger 2019

    Overrule Hunger 2019

    September 9, 2019 to September 20, 2019

    Join Twin Cities area law firms in the fight to end hunger. From September 9-20, the legal community will compete to support Second Harvest Heartland and the 1 in 8 children in Minnesota who are hungry. Our goal is to raise $30,000 which can allow Second Harvest Heartland to distribute 100,000 meals to kids and their families.

  • Plates for Good

    Plates for Good

    September 12, 2019

    Second Harvest Heartland and WCCO Radio present Plates for Good – a celebration of dining out for a cause on Thursday, September 12.

  • Indeed We Can Give Back Wednesday

    Indeed We Can Give Back Wednesday

    September 4, 2019, 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm

    Join us for a cold beer and some warm fuzzies on September 4th at Indeed Brewing!

  • Day with Dalvin: Cook Out & Combine

    Day with Dalvin: Cook Out & Combine

    August 31, 2019

    Join Minnesota Vikings running back, Dalvin Cook, for a day of food and fun to raise awareness and end hunger in Minnesota.

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