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Throwing Starfish: A Panel on Hunger Relief

David Dayhoff, Director of Partnership Engagement and Advocacy at Hunger-Free Minnesota, participates in panel about hunger relief

School Breakfast Challenge Applications Are Now Open

Learn more about applying for the 2014-15 School Breakfast Challenge

Hunger-Free Minnesota Announces School Breakfast Challenge Schools

Hunger-Free Minnesota announces School Breakfast Challenge schools for the 2013-14 School Year

Hunger-Free Minnesota Aims to Rescue 1 Million Pounds of Surplus Sweet Corn

Learn about our collective impact effort with Cargill, Second Harvest Heartland, and others to move surplus Minnesota sweet corn to those who are hungry.

Throwing Starfish: A Panel on Hunger Relief

David Dayhoff, Director of Partnership Engagement and Advocacy at Hunger-Free Minnesota, participates in panel about hunger relief

School Breakfast Challenge Applications Are Now Open

Learn more about applying for the 2014-15 School Breakfast Challenge

Hunger-Free Minnesota Announces School Breakfast Challenge Schools

Hunger-Free Minnesota announces School Breakfast Challenge schools for the 2013-14 School Year

Hunger-Free Minnesota Aims to Rescue 1 Million Pounds of Surplus Sweet Corn

Learn about our collective impact effort with Cargill, Second Harvest Heartland, and others to move surplus Minnesota sweet corn to those who are hungry.

Our facts

 
50.1

Million Meals

have been added in Minnesota since our campaign began in June 2011.
$6.0

Million Invested

in high-impact hunger-relief activities in Minnesota since 2012
120+

Innovative Projects

hunger-relief projects catalyzed in Minnesota

Our impact

 
Our Goal
To add 100 million meals to
Minnesota's hunger-relief system.
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50 million meals ADDED SINCE JUNE, 2011

Our strategy

We direct our investments into the most effective and transformational solutions that will change the trajectory of hunger-relief in Minnesota.

Agricultural Surplus
Food rescue
Hunger-relief
system capacity
SNAP Awarness
school meals
women, infants &
children program (WIC)
Community Close-Up Data
Hunger & Health
Intersection
$6,000,000 Million Invested Learn more

Catalyzing Change

To-date, we have catalyzed more than 120 innovative hunger-relief projects in Minnesota.
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Cross-Sector Leadership

We are led by a steering committee of chief executives from several of the nation's largest corporations and not-for-profit organizations.
Ken Powell
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
General Mills
Greg Page
Executive Chairman
Cargill
Jack Larsen
Executive Vice President
Optum
Jeff Ettinger
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Hormel Foods
Terry Scully
President
Target Financial
Pat Donovan
President & Chief Executive Officer
Bremer Financial
Sarah Caruso
President & Chief Executive Officer
Greater Twin Cities United Way
Rob Zeaske
Chief Executive Officer
Second Harvest Heartland