Eliminating hunger for people in need, across Eastern Carver County, one family at a time.
During everyone’s life there is a period when we need help. For many this help comes in the form of food assistance to get them through their time of need. In a typical 12 month period the Bountiful Basket Food Shelf distributes over 300,000 lbs. of food. All of the 15,000 individuals served are neigbors and fellow community … Read more
The Bountiful Basket Food Shelf of Eastern Carver County has been blessed since moving into its new home in 2012. Thousands of individuals have helped make the Bountiful Basket successful through their families, their churches and places of work. Helping the foodshelf many times is through cash donations which allow basic food type purchases from Second … Read more
CHILDREN – 1 in 6 Minnesota children live at risk of hunger. 40% of the members of households served by Second Harvest Heartland are children under 18 years of age. WORKING FAMILIES – Hungry Minnesota families miss 100 million meals each year. 9.5% of households in Minnesota are food insecure and will struggle to find … Read more