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51. December Reflections: Food Bank Operations

(Web Page; Fri Dec 11 09:25:00 CST 2020)

Q&A with Omar Jarrar, Director of Operations While we’re far from out of the woods in responding to and recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought it important to reflect on a remarkable year and so...

Description: We asked several of our teams “If not for COVID…” to uncover some bright spots in an otherwise dark year. In this post, hear from our operations team, the tireless frontline and very-much-essential team behind the 100 million pounds of food distributed this year.

52. Rent Eats First: The Intersection of Hunger and Housing

(Web Page; Tue Dec 15 16:00:00 CST 2020)

As the uncertainty of the pandemic drags on and the expiration of many safety net programs looms, tens of thousands of Minnesotans are on the brink of poverty. While we welcome the state’s recent action to temporarily delay the une...

Description: While the COVID vaccine rollout begins, the crisis remains acute for too many Americans, most notably those who are housing insecure or unhoused. This week’s update to the community welcomed partners from Neighborhood House, Involve MN, and Minnesota Housing’s Prevent and End Homelessness to understand the connection between housing and hunger.

53. December Reflections: Transportation

(Web Page; Wed Dec 16 15:56:00 CST 2020)

Q&A with Paul Jacobs, Director of Transportation While we’re far from out of the woods in responding to and recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought it important to reflect on a remarkable year an...

Description: We asked several of our teams “If not for COVID…” to uncover some bright spots in an otherwise dark year. In this post, hear from our transportation team on what it’s looked like to keep up with record distributions to community.

54. The COVID-19 Hunger Surge

(Web Page; Tue Aug 03 11:50:00 CDT 2021)

The COVID-19 Hunger Surge Since COVID took hold in March 2020, we’ve looked to the U.S. Census Bureau, Feedings America and custom projections modeling from McKinsey & Company to best understand the hunger need in our region...

Description: Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, 1 in 11 Minnesotans struggled to afford food. Now, 1 in 9 Minnesotans face hunger.

55. The Du Nord Foundation Community Market and Eat for Equity Team Up to Nourish South Minneapolis Neighbors

(Web Page; Thu Sep 09 10:31:00 CDT 2021)

In our efforts to confront and address the racial hunger divide, Second Harvest Heartland is expanding and deepening our partnerships with organizations like the Du Nord Foundation Community Market and Eat for Equity to reach communities...

Description: In our efforts to confront and address the racial hunger divide, Second Harvest Heartland is expanding and deepening our partnerships with organizations like the Du Nord Foundation Community Market and Eat for Equity to reach communities of color and get food where it’s needed most.

56. The Hunger Divide

(Web Page; Tue May 10 11:35:00 CDT 2022)

The Hunger Divide FOOD INSECURITY: A household-level economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to enough food for an active, healthy life. HUNGER: An individual-level physical or emotional condition that may resu...

Description: Today, 1 in 10 people in Minnesota, including 1 in 7 Minnesota kids, experience food insecurity. Within that statistic are Black, Hispanic, Asian, and Indigenous Minnesotans who are at least twice as likely as white Minnesotans to experience food insecurity.

57. Four Ways We’ve Adjusted to Respond to COVID-19

(Web Page; Tue May 05 10:52:00 CDT 2020)

In order to meet the increase in demand that has come with these difficult times, Second Harvest Heartland has reinvented the way we deliver food to the community. From emergency food boxes that can be delivered straight to people’...

Description: In order to meet the increase in demand that has come with these difficult times, Second Harvest Heartland has reinvented the way we deliver food to the community.

58. Thank You, Donors!

(Web Page; Fri Aug 07 16:28:00 CDT 2020)

August 10–16 is Donor Appreciation Week! This week we’re putting the spotlight on Second Harvest Heartland’s many wonderful supporters that make everything we do possible. We’re grateful for the past and ongo...

Description: August 10-16 is Donor Appreciation Week! This week we’re putting the spotlight on Second Harvest Heartland’s many wonderful supporters that make everything we do possible.

59. “I’m Looking Forward to Not Going Back to Normal”

(Web Page; Fri Oct 16 12:29:00 CDT 2020)

Late this past summer, Family Achievement Coaches at the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) in North Minneapolis began noticing that many of their families were struggling with food access. A Wilder Research study confirmed that 60 per...

Description: Hear how three Northside Minneapolis organizations have been partnering in new ways to respond to months marked by George Floyd's murder, social uprisings, and the COVID-19 pandemic, and what they are hoping for in the future.

60. December Reflections: Child Hunger

(Web Page; Mon Dec 14 11:29:00 CST 2020)

Q&A with JoAnna Lund, Child Hunger Program Manager While we’re far from out of the woods in responding to and recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought it important to reflect on a remarkable year ...

Description: We asked several of our teams “If not for COVID…” to uncover some bright spots in an otherwise dark year. In this post, hear from our Child Hunger team on what distance learning has meant for keeping kids nourished and ready to learn.

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