You can feed our Northland neighbors in need by participating in or hosting a special event.


Host an Event

Host an event and raise funds to help feed families, children and seniors in our region.  Contact us by email or call us at (218) 336-2304 and we will help you promote and provide the tools you need to host a successful event.

Participate in Our Events

Project Joy

November 1, 2019 | 5 – 9 p.m.
Duluth Curling Club | 327 Harbor Drive | Duluth
Ages 5 & under, FREE | 6 – 12, $10 | Ages 13+, $25

Share JOY by helping to end hunger for children! Each year thanks to our volunteer fundraisers from Project Joy and people like you, an important meal gap is filled by more than 30,000 weekend bags of food provided to Northland children as part of our BackPack Program.  Net proceeds from this event benefits our BackPack Program.

Gobble Gallop

November 28, 2019 | Race Begins 9:30 a.m.
Duluth Running Co. | 1026 E. Superior St. | Duluth

Start Thanksgiving off right and participate in the Gobble Gallop, a 5K fun run and walk! A portion of proceeds from this Thanksgiving tradition supports Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank.


December 3, 2019
A global day dedicated to giving! Give a gift to feed Northland families, children and seniors! Contribute at

Behind the Scenes Tour

December 12, 2019, 12:00 p.m. | 5:30 p.m.
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank
4503 Airpark Boulevard | Duluth
Contact us by email or call (218) 336-2303 at least three days prior.

Light Lunch & Refreshments will be provided.

Ever wonder what happens to all of the surplus food produced in the U.S.? Curious about how it’s impacting our 44,000 Northland neighbors in need? Join us as we share stories of the lives you’ve changed and the work we do to ensure our region’s struggling families, children and seniors are able to put food on their tables.