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The holidays are here and soon we will be celebrating the New Year. As 2019 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. [...]
Thursday, November 14th is no ordinary day; it is Give to the Max Day 2019. Last year, Second Harvest North Central Food Bank raised over $18,000 from November 1-15th 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 [...]
This spring we announced our Produce Pop-Up Pantry Program throughout our region. Intentionally working towards making a greater impact on the individuals and communities we serve through the distribution of healthy nutritious foods was our objective. We are excited to announce that, by the end of October, we will have done approximately 65 Pop-Ups, distributed over [...]
One key to a healthy, prosperous future for Minnesota is giving more kids access to breakfast at schoolFANO Admin2019-05-07T18:15:49+00:00
By Sue Estee, Executive Director Second Harvest North Central Food Bank One key to a healthy, prosperous future for Minnesota is giving more kids access to breakfast at school. It’s proven that amazing things happen when kids eat breakfast every day – especially at school. Research shows that when kids consistently eat a healthy breakfast [...]
“Hunger in our school is masked by very resilient and capable children who often times wrestle with feelings of fatigue, headaches and stomachaches, and in many instances struggle with symptoms of inattention and irritability. Hunger brings about feelings of indignity, discomfort and pain and is not distinguishable by grade, gender or social status. At Forest [...]
15 YEARS AGO, Eero Schultz came to Northern Minnesota due to unfortunate circumstances. Eero starts his story as a functioning alcoholic. Working during the day and drinking at night. He had lots of friends. Places he liked to go and visit. Eero didn’t think he had a problem. In his mind, he could quit drinking [...]
During March, The Food Shelf at Second Harvest participated in the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign by collecting donations of money and food. This collection will support local efforts to help feed people in need and reduce hunger in the local community. Many congregations, businesses, schools, service clubs and individuals participated in the Minnesota FoodShare March [...]
Original Approved: 5/24/2015 Procedures Revised: 9/20/2016 Full Review: Approved by the Board of Directors: 11/29/2016 Second Harvest North Central Food Bank (hereinafter “Second Harvest”), strongly believes in protecting the integrity and privacy of personal information gathered from our supporters through all of our communication channels, as well as from visitors to our Website. The protection [...]
Original Approved: Procedures Revised: 4/29/2019 Full Review: Approved by the Board of Directors: 11/29/2016 As a donor submitting personally identifying information (hereinafter “Personal Information”) to us or any of our staff, you consent to the terms and conditions of the policy and to our processing and use of Personal Information for the purposes stated below. [...]