Second Harvest Heartland
The mission of Second Harvest Heartland is to end hunger through community partnerships.
Review Completed: 7/13/2012
1140 Gervais Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55109
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Our results for FY12 continued our commitment to increase the amount of food available to those in need:
1. Distributed 76 million pounds (59 million meals) of food – up from 70 million in FY11.
2. Collected 25 million pounds of fresh food through our Food Rescue Program, in partnership with 361 retailers, rescuing produce, meat, and dairy products.
3. Collected 4.3 million pounds of unsold or un-harvested fresh produce through our Harvest to Home Program. This program is dedicated to working with farmers and food processors to collect fresh produce.
4. Distributed 4.4 million pounds of food through our Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). This program serves 8,500 seniors, adults, and children monthly.
5. Increased SNAP food support participation by those in need through our SNAP Outreach Program We achieved 2,400 approved applications, resulting in over 3 million meals this past year.
6. Increased meals provided through our Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The grants program resulted in 594,047 grant-supported meals for children in our Minnesota service area, resulting in 144,800 additional meals than 2011.
7. Increased volunteer participation, engaging 20,000 unique volunteers for a total of over 98,000 volunteer hours, a 33% increase over our FY12 goal of engaging 15,000 unique volunteers and a 35% increase over our FY12 goal of 72,700 volunteer hours.
Second Harvest Heartland's goals for FY13 are as follows:
Goal I: Connect a growing number of individuals to the food, meals, and hunger relief programs that they most need.
1. Distribute 81 million pounds of food;
2. Provide 4 million meals through SFSP and SNAP Outreach programs;
3. Double, to 8.2 million pounds, the amount of fresh produce received from farmers and processors.
4. Achieve a 10% increase (over 2012) in Summer Food Service Program grant-supported meals.
Goal II: Maintain and further a strong and growing organization.
1. Generate $13 million in charitable revenue and generate $3.7 million in earned revenue;
2. Attract and retain top talented staff and board of directors and grow the volunteer program;
3. Ensure best practices in safety through continuing education.
Goal III: Provide hunger relief leadership and innovation for our community and beyond.
1. Support Hunger-Free Minnesota Campaign through awareness, alignment and distribution;
2. Serve as the leader among partner agencies, building awareness and engagement.
Community or Constituency Served
Low-income individuals and families, including children and seniors
Geographic Area Served
59 counties - 41 counties in Minnesota, including the Twin Cities Metro, and 18 in western Wisconsin
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