• 1 in 10 people in Minnesota experience the stress of hunger.
• Families in Minnesota miss out on 100 million meals each year; this is equivalent to missing dinner 10 times every month.
• 1 in 6 Minnesota children lives at risk of hunger.
• Since 2008, visits by seniors to Second Harvest Heartland’s food shelf partners have more than quadrupled.
HARVEST TO END HUNGER MN
Farmers can make a big difference for hungry neighbors in their local communities! Food banks stand ready to partner with farmers on securing donations from the sale of both grain and sugar beet crops and excess produce crop donations to help nearly 500,000 Minnesotans each year who visit local food shelves, soup kitchens, after school programs and more.