Solutions Blog

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 […]

“State of Hunger” 2015 Report Release

Contact: Sophia Lenarz-Coy HUNGRY FOR CHANGE: HUNGER SOLUTIONS MINNESOTA RELEASES “STATE OF HUNGER” REPORT Despite economic improvements, the need for hunger-related help – particularly for seniors and families – remains acute throughout the state ST. PAUL, Minn. (June 16, 2015)— At a time when many Minnesotans are enjoying picnics and backyard cookouts, thousands of […]

Father’s Day Food

Enjoyment of food is such a social activity and it has a great way of bringing people together.  Ironically, I first started enjoying cooking when I lived alone a few years after college.  I kept myself on a pretty strict food budget, giving me appreciation for what those with lesser means have.  I’ve seen first […]

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