The Walk to End Hunger is a collaborative event put on by eight different hunger relief organizations in the Twin Cities Metro. To find out more about the participating organizations or to support them at this years Walk to End Hunger, click to view their page below.
Hunger Solutions Minnesota works to end hunger in our state. We take action to assure food security for all Minnesotans by supporting programs and agencies that provide food to those in need, advancing sound public policy, building grassroots advocacy, and informing and educating critical stakeholders about the status of hunger in Minnesota.
For nearly 40 years, Loaves & Fishes has gone where the hunger is greatest. Today, we are the largest free restaurant in Minnesota. In 2019 we served 1,360,720 meals and 4,454,745 in 2020! Loaves & Fishes is a nonprofit organization serving free, healthy meals to Minnesotans where the need is greatest. We serve urban, suburban, and rural communities through a variety of meal programs supported by creative food sourcing, our own farm and gardens and food rescue efforts. Our meal program began in 1982, with one dining site each in Minneapolis and St. Paul. We now serve over 100 outlets in twelve counties. Loaves & Fishes Minnesota is not a religious organization; we serve without regard to religious perspective and do not engage in activities that promote any particular religious cause.
For more than 40 years The Food Group has worked to provide good foods to those who need it most in our community. We focus on local food access, equity, and nutrition issues related to food and hunger in more than 32 counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Food Group works on both ends of the food system from production to distribution. Working towards building a better local food system for all, we focus on breaking down barriers to growing good food locally and breaking down barriers to getting good food to those who need it most.
At Second Harvest Heartland, we work to end hunger through partnerships. As one of the largest, most efficient, and most innovative hunger relief organizations in the nation, we leverage our unique position in the emergency food chain to make an impact. In close partnership with a network of 360 food shelves and nearly 1,000 partner programs, we support those in our region facing hunger today.
Keystone Community Services provides vital, community-based services aimed at strengthening our community, with a commitment to serving people with the greatest needs. Our services are designed with community input to meet the aspirations and respond to the changing needs of those we serve, including young people and families, seniors, and those needing food services or crisis support. We deliver high-quality, evidence-based services in neighborhood gathering places that make our community stronger.
Neighbors, Inc. is a non-profit, social-service agency providing emergency assistance and supportive assistance programs to low-income community members in the northern Dakota County communities of Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Mendota, Sunfish Lake and Lilydale.
Meals on Wheels is a community-based service that provides fresh, nutritious meals delivered directly to the homes of seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout the Twin Cities. In addition to regularly providing healthy foods, caring volunteers provide social connection that helps meal recipients remain living independently in their own homes.
For 50 years PRISM has responded to the hunger needs of the northwest suburbs. Our mission is to provide social services and connections that empower people in our community to build healthy, stable lives. Our programs include our Marketplace Food Shelf, Homelessness Prevention, Children’s Programs, Shop for Change our social enterprise.