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

  • KS95 & Staci Food Frenzy Competition – Dec 17-21

    KS95 & Staci Food Frenzy Competition – Dec 17-21

    Today to December 21, 2018

    KS95’s Moon and Staci are having a Food Frenzy to see who can raise the most money for Second Harvest Heartland! Help decide which fierce competitor will come out on top, by donating to one of their teams.

  • Pizza Luce Food Drive Event with New Belgium – Dec 7-21

    Pizza Luce Food Drive Event with New Belgium – Dec 7-21

    Today to December 21, 2018

    Pizza Luce Richfield is partnering with New Belgium Brewing to bring more food to more neighbors this holiday. Donate a non-perishable food item for a FREE pint voucher for New Belgium Fat Tire, redeemable at their Coming Together Event on Friday, December 21.

  • Soundset Sale to Fight Hunger

    Soundset Sale to Fight Hunger

    Today to December 24, 2018

    Soundset is donating 100% of profits from all sales on Soundset Merchandise to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    Today to December 31, 2018

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

  • Crate and Barrel

    Crate and Barrel

    Today to December 31, 2018

    Donate in-store at Crate and Barrel and you’ll be helping feed hungry neighbors in our community.

  • Bank of America Give a Meal

    Bank of America Give a Meal

    Today to December 31, 2018

    Donate to the Give A Meal campaign to help break the cycle of hunger in our community.

  • Heartbeat for Hunger

    Heartbeat for Hunger

    January 20, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

    Heartbeat for Hunger is an annual concert with local bands designed to attract a new generation of philanthropists, create awareness of the issue of hunger in our community and expose them to Second Harvest Heartland and their efforts to eradicate hunger. This year’s line-up is headlined by Trampled by Turtles with special guests Pert Near Sandstone.

  • Go Show with Hippo Campus – Jan 22

    Go Show with Hippo Campus – Jan 22

    January 22, 2019

    Go 96.3 is teaming up with Hippo Campus to support Second Harvest Heartland at a special invite-only Go Show. Your admission? A non-perishable food item for neighbors in need!

  • Kick Hunger Challenge

    Kick Hunger Challenge

    Today to February 4, 2019

    Team up with the Kick Hunger Challenge and thousands of other football fans across the country to defeat hunger! Show support for your favorite team and become a champion for hunger relief.

  • Heartbeat for Hunger

    Heartbeat for Hunger

    January 20, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

    Heartbeat for Hunger is an annual concert with local bands designed to attract a new generation of philanthropists, create awareness of the issue of hunger in our community and expose them to Second Harvest Heartland and their efforts to eradicate hunger. This year’s line-up is headlined by Trampled by Turtles with special guests Pert Near Sandstone.

  • Go Show with Hippo Campus – Jan 22

    Go Show with Hippo Campus – Jan 22

    January 22, 2019

    Go 96.3 is teaming up with Hippo Campus to support Second Harvest Heartland at a special invite-only Go Show. Your admission? A non-perishable food item for neighbors in need!

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Past events/promotions

  • Chipotle - Dec 13

    Chipotle - Dec 13

    December 13, 2018, 10:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    Make eating a selfless act. Dine at any MN Chipotle on Dec 13 and tell them you’re supporting the cause! 33% of proceeds will benefit Second Harvest Heartland and local Feeding America food banks.

  • Candlelight & Cocoa – December 11

    Candlelight & Cocoa – December 11

    December 11, 2018

    The beloved Candlelight & Cocoa event is back at the historic James J. Hill House – this year benefitting Second Harvest Heartland! Enjoy a yoga practice in the historic home, and support hungry neighbors in the community when you give. Hosted by lululemon Twin Cities.

  • Crisp & Green Charity Bowls – December 1-7

    Crisp & Green Charity Bowls – December 1-7

    December 1, 2018 to December 7, 2018

    Make your favorite Crisp & Green bowl a “Charity Bowl” by donating at checkout. All additional proceeds will support Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Great Wolf Lodge 1st Anniversary Celebration & Food Drive

    Great Wolf Lodge 1st Anniversary Celebration & Food Drive

    December 5, 2018, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    To celebrate their 1st anniversary Great Wolf Lodge MN is taking a swing at hunger with the help of former MN Twins player, Justin Morneau! Bring a food donation for Second Harvest to their event on Dec. 5 for the opportunity to meet Justin.

  • Sack Hunger in Minnesota

    Sack Hunger in Minnesota

    September 10, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Waymouth Farms is partnering with the Gopher Football Team to Sack Hunger in Minnesota! With each defensive sack by the Gophers this season, Waymouth Farms will donate 100 pounds of food to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • EC Design

    EC Design

    November 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    EC Design jewelry is hand-forged and fabricated by Artist Emily C. Johnson and her assistant. During the month of November, they’re donating 10% of their sales to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Integra Dental

    Integra Dental

    November 12, 2018 to November 30, 2018

    Your clean teeth can help feed hungry neighbors in our community. For every new patient Integra Dental sees this November, they’ll donate $10 to Second Harvest Heartland

  • Let’s Dish! – Now thru Nov 22

    Let’s Dish! – Now thru Nov 22

    October 29, 2018 to November 22, 2018

    The more you dish, the more they give. For every 15 Let’s Dish! meals made now through Thanksgiving, they’ll donate an additional meal to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Turkey Day 5K

    Turkey Day 5K

    November 22, 2018, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Celebrating 30 years of Minneapolis tradition! Warm up your Thanksgiving appetite with the Life Time Turkey Day 5K.

  • Walk to End Hunger

    Walk to End Hunger

    November 22, 2018, 7:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Give back before giving thanks on Thanksgiving morning! The Walk to End Hunger is a wonderful way for your friends and family to begin your holiday and help raise 120,000 meals this Thanksgiving.

  • Tula Yoga & Wellness Thanksgiving Class

    Tula Yoga & Wellness Thanksgiving Class

    November 22, 2018, 8:00 a.m

    Start your Thanksgiving by moving and making a difference with Tula Yoga & Wellness. Free with a suggested donation, these Thanksgiving classes help put food on the tables of families in need this holiday season.

  • Go Radio 2 Shows 1 Goal Challenge

    Go Radio 2 Shows 1 Goal Challenge

    November 19, 2018 to November 21, 2018

    Go Radio’s Morning Shows 95.3 and 96.3 are going head-to-head to see who can raise the most money and food for hungry families this Thanksgiving. Pick a team and join the fight!

  • Movies 4 Meals Marathon

    Movies 4 Meals Marathon

    November 5, 2018 to November 20, 2018

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

  • 34th Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast

    34th Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast

    November 20, 2018, 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

    You’re invited to attend the 34th Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast in a celebration of thankfulness for the privileges of freedom, faith, family and friends.

  • Subway Celebrates World Sandwich Day

    Subway Celebrates World Sandwich Day

    November 3, 2018 to November 9, 2018

    For every online order placed via Subway’s mobile app, Subway will donate one meal to Feeding America food banks like Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Iron Fork

    Iron Fork

    November 8, 2018, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    After a sellout event in 2017, City Pages Iron Fork is back for another flavorful evening of cocktails, cuisine and competition.

  • TJX Companies Holiday Campaign

    TJX Companies Holiday Campaign

    November 2, 2018 to November 4, 2018

    Donate at the your local TJMaxx, Marshalls, Home Goods, or Sierra Trading Post to provide meals to families experiencing hunger this holiday season.

  • Modo Yoga selects Second Harvest as their Karma Charity of the month!

    Modo Yoga selects Second Harvest as their Karma Charity of the month!

    October 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018

    Modo Yoga partners with a variety of organizations throughout the year - both local and international. One way in which they support their community is to highlight a different charity each month.

  • Bachman’s Fall Ideas House

    Bachman’s Fall Ideas House

    September 13, 2018 to October 7, 2018

    Welcome autumn and discover a fresh crop of home decorating trends and fall inspiration with a $5 self-guided tour through Bachman’s Fall Ideas House! 20% of Ideas House admission proceeds benefit Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Al Vento Turns 15

    Al Vento Turns 15

    October 4, 2018, 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    We so so love our Nokomis neighborhood and everyone that has supported us over the changing years. We would love it if you all celebrated with us.

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