Walmart's Fight Hunger. Spark Change Campaign is celebrating its 5th year of combatting hunger in north central Minnesota. In partnership with Walmart and Sam’s Club we now invite Baxter, Grand Rapids and Princeton Area shoppers to help fight hunger in their local community. There are three ways to participate: Purchase participating items in-store, in-club or [...]
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Dear Friends, As I reflect on my first year as Volunteer Coordinator at Second Harvest, I find that I am humbled every day by the generosity of time, effort and caring offered up freely by the scores of people who volunteer at Second Harvest. They come not only to make sure that the hungry are [...]
During March, Second Harvest will participate in the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign by collecting donations of money and food for our on-site food shelf. This collection will support local efforts to help feed people in need and reduce hunger in the local community. Donations stay local but count towards a statewide effort to help stock [...]
In the aftermath of the longest government shutdown in US history, food shelves across the country, including those in North Central Minnesota, are seeing an increase in need and lack of food on the shelves. Besides the layoff of thousands of federal employees, the biggest explanation for this increase is the early disbursement of SNAP [...]
Delivery Driver and Warehouse Assistant: Responsible for the safe and efficient pickup and delivery of product within the north central region of Minnesota. This position is subject to alcohol and drug testing in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Must be able to perform general warehouse duties, drive a forklift and delivery truck. Health [...]
People who give automatic donations every month, are special friends of the food bank. Their monthly gift provides food and hope to our hungry friends and neighbors with much-needed funds for operating support for hunger relief in north central Minnesota. Become a monthly giver and help feed hope every month. $15 could provide up to [...]
The holidays are here and soon we will be celebrating the New Year. As 2018 comes to a close, there is still time to help. End-of-year gifts will enable us to start the new year strong and ready to continue the fight against hunger. There are many tax-saving opportunities to consider when making a donation. Consulting [...]
Sharon didn't expect to receive the phone call she did from her 14-year-old granddaughter but when she did she knew she needed to act. Hear Sharon's story in her own words and how receiving food has helped her and her grandchildren. https://youtu.be/uGHs4011LUI
Thursday, November 15th is no ordinary day; it is Give to the Max Day 2018. Last year, we raised over $20,000 from November 1-16th which provided thousands of meals for men, women, and children in need in north central Minnesota. This year, thanks to the Second Harvest North Central Food Bank Board of Directors and [...]