State Wide Hunger Partners

SECOND HARVEST HEARTLAND   www.2harvest.org/
Second Harvest Heartland is one of the nation's largest, most efficient and most innovative food banks.  In 2014, they delivered more than 74 million meals to over 1,000 food shelves, pantries and other agency partner programs serving 59 counties in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

HUNGER FREE MINNESOTA  www.hungerfreemn.org
Hunger Free Minnesota's mission is to ensure no Minnesotan goes without food in their time of need.  We, as Minnesotans, are working together to provide enough food for our neighbors who need it most.

HUNGER SOLUTIONS  www.hungersolutions.org
Hunger Solutions Minnesota is a comprehensive hunger relief organization that works to end hunger in Minnesota.  We take action to assure food security for all Minnesotans by supporting agencies that provide food to those in need, advancing sound public policy, and guiding grassroots advocacy.

MINNESOTA FOOD SHARE   http://minnesotafoodshare.org
Each March, Minnesota Food Share directs the March Campaign, the largest food drive in the state and restocks 300 food shelves across Minnesota.  It recruits thousands of congregations, companies, schools, and civic groups to run local food and fund drives to aid in the effort.  Minnesota Food Share is a program of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION  www.extension.umn.edu
University of Minnesota Extension health and nutrition programs improve food literacy, physical activity, and healthy food access for Minnesotans to promote health and reduce disparities using University resources and proven educational and engagement strategies.

 

        Local Hunger Partners

While the Food Shelf works with a number of state wide organizations to help combat hunger in communities throughout the state, there are several businesses in the local community which are also Hunger Partners of the Food Shelf.

COBORN'S    www.cobornsinc.com/about-us
Through their partnership with Second Harvest Heartland's Food Rescue Progam Coborn's donates items from their bakery, dairy, deli, meat and dry goods departments on a weekly basis.

Their  “Bag Hunger” program also invites customers to get involved by purchasing prepackaged grocery bags for the food shelf.

HANK'S FOODS    http://hanksfoods.com
Through their partnership with Second Harvest Heartland's Food Rescue program Hank's Foods donates items from their bakery, dairy, deli, meat, and dry goods departments on a weekly basis.

J & B GROUP    www.jbgrougfoodservice.com
J & B Group has been a generous donor to the Food Shelf, supplying quality meat to our clients.