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Social determinants of hunger

If you’re low-income, hunger is not the only obstacle you face. In fact, the process of accessing nutritious food most likely highlights many of your problems. Can I safely get to a grocery store? Will my car make it? If my power fails in a snow storm will I have money to replace the food […]

Minnesota Mixer, the cocktail hour at Café Lurcat that gives back

Eat (and drink!) locally to help fill empty plates in Minnesota The people at the awarding winning Café Lurcat and Central Bank of Southwest Florida invite you to a special Minnesota Mixer, no de-icer required! The event benefits Hunger Solutions Minnesota, a non profit that works to end hunger throughout Minnesota. Celebrate a good cause […]

2015 Minnesota Legislative Session

2015 SESSION PREVIEW HOT TOPIC: Mobile Food Shelves: Meeting Hungry Neighbors Where They Live Click to download flyer for more information

Bang for the Buck!

We made the list!  Again! For the second year in a row, Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal has named us as the non profit with the most efficient use of funds.

Healthy Eating Here At Home

2015 Session Preview HOT TOPIC:  Healthy Eating Here At Home Do you support farmer’s markets and food access for low income Minnesotans? We do too!  We encourage you to support our Healthy Eating, Here at Home initiative. Objective: To provide adequate fresh, local produce for disadvantaged populations; to achieve better health outcomes.


Governor Dayton Also Attends to Benefit Arrowhead Region Food Shelves St. Paul – State Senator Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook) hosted the eighth annual “Stock the Shelves” fundraiser for Arrowhead Region food shelves last night. Governor Mark Dayton also attended the event at the Liffey Irish Pub, which raised more than $100,000 for Hunger Solutions Minnesota. More […]

Healthy School Meals Plan Targeted

WATCH ON FOR SCHOOL LUNCH RIDER IN SPENDING DEAL: As Congress scrambles to get omnibus spending legislation in front of President Barack Obama by Dec. 11, saving government from another shutdown, efforts continue to include a rider that would rein in school nutrition requirements. Appropriations staff had, as of late Friday, reached a tentative deal […]

St. Paul Prep: Shave It For Charity!

Awesome Sauce!!! RT @StPaulPrep: @HungerSolutions This is for you! #shaveitforcharity #endhunger — finnmex (@finnmex) December 5, 2014

SNAP Changed Her Life

We hear from hungry seniors everyday at the Minnesota Food HelpLine.  Joyce called us to share her struggle to afford healthy food. “I have been struggling to afford groceries for about a year. I’ve always known fruits and veggies provide a lot of necessary nutrition, they had always been too expensive. I had settled for […]

2014 Food Access Summit: Making food affordable for all

News Release Oct. 24, 2014 Contact: Karen Smigielski Communications 651-431-2190 At the conference: Jill Martinez Hunger Solutions Communications 612-227-7906 PDF version of news release 2014 Food Access Summit: Making food affordable for all About 500 people are expected to attend the third FAS2014 Scheduleat the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center to explore, expand and engage […]

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