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.

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Upcoming events/promotions

  • University of Minnesota Creative Writing Program’s Annual Benefit for Hunger

    University of Minnesota Creative Writing Program’s Annual Benefit for Hunger

    April 25, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

    Enjoy readings from University of Minnesota assistant professors, while supporting Second Harvest Heartland, at the 11th Annual Benefit for Hunger! This event is free and open to the public.

  • University of Minnesota Creative Writing Program’s Annual Benefit for Hunger

    University of Minnesota Creative Writing Program’s Annual Benefit for Hunger

    April 25, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

    Enjoy readings from University of Minnesota assistant professors, while supporting Second Harvest Heartland, at the 11th Annual Benefit for Hunger! This event is free and open to the public.

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Past events/promotions

  • Sawatdee Thai New Year Celebration

    Sawatdee Thai New Year Celebration

    April 16, 2019

    Sawatdee Thai Restaurant invites you to celebrate Song Kran (Thai New Year) with them on April 16th. A special event featuring Thai dancing, a water blessing, and a very special menu will support Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Community for All Brewery Crawl

    Community for All Brewery Crawl

    March 30, 2019, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Enjoy a cold brew and support Second Harvest Heartland by participating in Community Alliance’s first annual Brewery Crawl on Saturday, March 30! A portion of every ticket will help provide 45 meals to hungry neighbors.

  • Firenza Pizza Plymouth Grand Opening

    Firenza Pizza Plymouth Grand Opening

    March 12, 2019 to March 16, 2019

    Firenza Pizza is celebrating the grand opening of their new Plymouth location by giving back to hungry neighbors. Download their app, purchase a tasty 10” pizza for just $5, and $2 will be donated back to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • Punch Pizza Food & Fund Drive

    Punch Pizza Food & Fund Drive

    March 11, 2019 to March 15, 2019

    Donate at the register or bring a non-perishable food item to help your local Punch Pizza fight hunger this week – and score some tasty deals while you’re at it!

  • Hy-Vee Feed the Need

    Hy-Vee Feed the Need

    February 1, 2019 to February 28, 2019

    Help “Feed the Need” in our communities by rounding up your purchase at local Hy-Vee stores. All funds raised will go to support Second Harvest Heartland and other food banks serving the one in 11 neighbors who are hungry.

  • Kick Hunger Challenge

    Kick Hunger Challenge

    September 14, 2018 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.

  •  Community Pint Night with Korpi Restaurant Group – every Thursday in January

    Community Pint Night with Korpi Restaurant Group – every Thursday in January

    January 3, 2019 to January 31, 2019

    Join Korpi Restaurant Group for their Community Pint Nights every Thursday in January! The Crooked Pint and select Green Mill restaurants are donating $1 to Second Harvest Heartland for every tap Grain Belt Premium beer purchased.

  • White Castle Craver Night – Jan 24

    White Castle Craver Night – Jan 24

    January 24, 2019

    Make White Castle Maplewood your dinner-of-choice on Thursday, January 24. Stop by between 5-8pm and White Castle will donate 15% of sales proceeds to Second Harvest Heartland.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Let

    Let's Kick Hunger Radiothon

    January 17, 2019, 6:00 am to 7:00 pm

    Join us for the 10th Annual Let’s Kick Hunger Radiothon! WCCO Radio, Taste of the NFL, Land O’Lakes, General Mills and Compeer Financial are teaming up again for the fundraiser to benefit Second Harvest. Heartland. Be sure to tune into 830AM on January 17, starting at 6 am.

  • Wells Fargo Holiday campaign – Nov 13-Dec 31

    Wells Fargo Holiday campaign – Nov 13-Dec 31

    November 13, 2018 to December 31, 2018

    Join Wells Fargo making a HUGE impact on hungry families this holiday season. Donate at a local Wells Fargo ATM or online, and all donations will be matched $1 for $1, supporting Second Harvest Heartland!

  • Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    Whole Foods One Dime at a Time

    October 22, 2018 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.

  • Bank of America Give a Meal

    Bank of America Give a Meal

    October 22, 2018 to December 31, 2018

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

  • Crate and Barrel

    Crate and Barrel

    November 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018

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

  • Soundset Sale to Fight Hunger

    Soundset Sale to Fight Hunger

    November 23, 2018 to December 24, 2018

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

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

    KS95 & Staci Food Frenzy Competition – Dec 17-21

    December 17, 2018 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

    December 7, 2018 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.

  • 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.

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