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Jun 06, 2019, 16:22 ET Land O'Lakes Donates 40,000 Pounds of Macaroni & Cheese to Second Harvest Heartland

Land O'Lakes, Inc. donated nearly 40,000 pounds of LAND O LAKES® Macaroni & Cheese to Second Harvest Heartland through the Land O'Lakes First Run...


Jun 01, 2018, 07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland Receives Morgan Stanley Grant To Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals To Children And Families

Second Harvest Heartland today announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund summer produce distribution events for children...


Jul 24, 2017, 07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland Receives $50,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreach

Second Harvest Heartland today announced a $50,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help fight hunger in the Twin Cities area through...


Jun 19, 2017, 07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland Receives $87,500 Gift To Support Senior Nutrition Programs

Second Harvest Heartland is excited to announce that it has been awarded a $87,500 grant to support the food bank's efforts to serve hungry seniors....


Jun 16, 2017, 07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland Receives $75,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Fund Infrastructure and Equipment Needed for Handling Fresh Food

Second Harvest Heartland today announced a $75,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to fund the infrastructure that will ultimately help the food...


Jan 12, 2017, 06:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland and Bremer Bank Host 5th Annual "Bring Your Child to Serve Day"

For the fifth year in a row, Second Harvest Heartland is teaming with Bremer Bank to offer parents and their children an opportunity to volunteer...


Oct 20, 2016, 07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland Receives Morgan Stanley Grant to Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals to Children and Families

Second Harvest Heartland today announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its School Pantry program, a child hunger...


Sep 08, 2016, 07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland to Launch FOODRx Initiative Sept. 15

To strengthen the effort to provide more food access and to reach more people, Second Harvest Heartland is launching FOODRx, a pilot project that...


Aug 31, 2016, 07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland Connects Community with Companies to Make Even Bigger Impact During Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign during September, brings with it numerous opportunities for people in Minnesota and western Wisconsin to...


May 12, 2016, 10:30 ET Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Calls on Minnesotans to "Fill a Bag; Feed a Family" on Saturday, May 14

The nation's largest single-day food drive is taking place on Saturday, May 14, and Minnesotans can easily participate by filling a bag with...


Mar 24, 2016, 07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland Announces 2016 Hunger Hero Awards

Second Harvest Heartland, a member of Feeding America and one of the nation's largest food banks, is pleased to announce the recipients of its...


Jan 14, 2016, 03:36 ET Second Harvest Heartland Teams with Bremer Bank to Encourage Youth Volunteerism with "Bring Your Child to Serve Day"

For the fourth year in a row, Second Harvest Heartland is teaming with Bremer Bank to offer parents and their children an opportunity to volunteer...


Oct 21, 2015, 10:30 ET Second Harvest Heartland Encourages Minnesotans to Provide Hope this Holiday Season

If you are like most families in the heartland, you'll sit down in the coming months and enjoy a holiday feast surrounded by loved ones. But the...


Sep 30, 2015, 12:55 ET Second Harvest Heartland Receives $22,500 from the Caterpillar Foundation to Help Feed People within Minnesota and Wisconsin

Second Harvest Heartland announces a $22,500 grant from the Caterpillar Foundation to provide food to individuals and families who face hunger within ...


Sep 21, 2015, 10:30 ET For Fifth Year, Minnesota Vikings, Second Harvest Heartland and UnitedHealthcare Team up to Tackle Senior Hunger

For the fifth consecutive year, the Minnesota Vikings, Second Harvest Heartland and UnitedHealthcare are teaming up to help tackle senior hunger in...


Sep 01, 2015, 09:30 ET Minnesotans Urged to Take Action Against Hunger in September

Second Harvest Heartland, one of the nation's largest, most efficient and most innovative food banks, is encouraging Minnesotans to join in the fight ...


Jun 17, 2015, 03:18 ET Second Harvest Heartland Receives Additional Morgan Stanley Grant to Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals to Children and Families

Second Harvest Heartland today announces a $50,000 grant from Morgan Stanley to fund its School Pantry Program, a child hunger initiative that helps...


May 06, 2015, 08:30 ET Minnesotans to Help Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 9

Letter carriers are asking Minnesotans to fill a bag with non-perishable food items and leave it at their mailbox to help stamp out hunger on...


Apr 07, 2015, 10:30 ET Second Harvest Heartland Announces 2015 Hunger Hero Awards

Second Harvest Heartland, a member of Feeding America and one of the nation's largest food banks, is pleased to announce the recipients of its sixth...


Jan 19, 2015, 09:30 ET Second Harvest Heartland Encourages Youth Volunteerism with "Bring Your Child to Serve Day" on January 19

For the third year in a row, Second Harvest Heartland is offering parents and their children an opportunity to volunteer together on Martin Luther...


Sep 03, 2014, 11:15 ET Join Second Harvest Heartland in Taking Action Against Hunger

Second Harvest Heartland, one of the nation's largest, most efficient and most innovative food banks, is encouraging Minnesotans to join it in taking ...


Jun 26, 2014, 10:15 ET Second Harvest Heartland Wins Morgan Stanley Award to Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals to Children and Families

Second Harvest Heartland today announces a $50,000 grant from Morgan Stanley to expand its child hunger initiatives. The grant is part of the latest...


May 07, 2014, 10:15 ET Minnesotans Urged to "Fill a Bag; Feed a Family" on Saturday, May 10 During Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Letter carriers are asking Minnesotans to fill a bag with non-perishable food items and leave it at their mailbox to help stamp out hunger on...


Apr 04, 2014, 02:06 ET Second Harvest Heartland Announces 2014 Hunger Hero Awards

Second Harvest Heartland, a member of Feeding America and one of the nation's largest food banks, is pleased to announce the recipients of its fifth...


Jan 31, 2014, 11:45 ET "Let's Kick Hunger Day" Radiothon Surpasses $1 Million in Donations for Hunger Relief

The fifth annual "Let's Kick Hunger Day" radiothon, which took place on Thursday, January 30, 2014, raised more than $250,000 for hunger relief,...