Solutions Blog

Hunger Solutions seeks AmeriCorps VISTAs

The national Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps Program (AHOC) is one of the largest anti-hunger AmeriCorps VISTA projects in the country. Its main focus is to fight hunger and improve nutrition by breaking down barriers to accessing SNAP and expanding economic opportunity and ensuring healthy futures for all Americans. Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps members increase the […]


Can’t make it to Hunger Day on the Hill?  There are still 3 easy ways to tell the world you are #Hungry4Action!   Have 2 minutes? Change your profile picture on Facebook and Twitter We’ve made it easy to show everyone you are #Hungry4Action with Twibbon.         Have 5 minutes? Send your […]

Minnesota Caucuses March 1

The presidential campaign is heating up in Minnesota.  Candidates have hit the airwaves and making visits to communities across the state.  Minnesota will hold its precinct caucuses on March 1, Super Tuesday.  It doesn’t matter which party’s caucus you attend or candidate you support, the important thing is going out and getting involved in the […]

Market Bucks now accepted at Winter Markets

January isn’t the time of year we normally think of farmers markets.  Below zero temperatures keep most of us inside curled up under a blanket, not shopping for fresh produce and other food products.  Despite the freezing temps, eight Winter Markets around the state are up and running and are now accepting Market Bucks. Market […]

Happy Holidays from Hunger Solutions!

We hope you are having a wonder holiday season.  Many of the staff of Hunger Solutions are taking some time away to be with friends and families.  Our office will be closed December 24-January 3. The Minnesota Food HelpLine will be up-and-running through the holiday season.  Their hours are: December 24-27 – CLOSED December 28-30 […]

Sen. Bakk’s Annual Arrowhead Region Food Shelf Fundraiser

Please join us for Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk’s 9th annual Arrowhead Region Food Shelf Fundraiser   When: Monday, November 30     3:30 p.m. Private Reception     4:00-6:00 p.m. Happy Hour Reception Where: The Liffey 175 West 7th Street, Saint Paul Sponsorships still available. Contact Lydia Bjorge at or 651.253.8237 Presenting Sponsor, $10,000; Gold Sponsor, $5,000; Silver […]

Hunger Day on the Hill 2016

Thank you to everyone who came to Hunger Day on the Hill and helped put ending hunger in Minnesota at the top of the Legislature’s to-do list! Here are links to the handouts from Hunger Day: Food Shelf Visit Data Food Shelf Funding Increase Fact Sheet Partners to End Hunger Legislative Agenda Good Food Access […]

Kick Hunger Challenge

Join us in the Fight to Kick Hunger in Minnesota! As a member of the Minnesota Hunger Initiative, we are joining forces with Taste of the NFL and the 2015-2016 NFL Season. Take part in the Kick Hunger Challenge this season! The challenge pits NFL fans against each other to donate in the name of their […]

Mobile Food Shelf Grants Awarded

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2015 Contact: Jill Westfall, Hunger Solutions Minnesota 651-789-9843, Hunger Solutions Minnesota announces $1 million in mobile food shelf grants ST. PAUL, MN – Hunger Solutions Minnesota is announcing the recipients of the first round of Mobile Food Shelf funding.  The $1 million in competitive grants will go to 17 […]

Walk to End Hunger

The Walk to End Hunger is a family-friendly 5K fun walk presented by The Mosaic Company. The Walk to End Hunger, held on Thanksgiving morning, November 26 in the Mall of America, is a great way to start your holiday off right – giving back before you give thanks! Learn more about the Walk to End […]

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