Minnesota Food HelpLine
The Minnesota Food HelpLine is a crucial tool for food insecure Minnesotans. Some of families are new to hunger and some have been surviving the cycle of poverty for generations, but regardless of a family’s circumstance the HelpLine is there help them find a local food shelves or meal program and connect them with resources like SNAP.
Food Shelf Capacity
Hunger Solutions works actively with member food shelves to strengthen and broaden the emergency food system. Whether administering state and equipment grants, facilitating trainings, or convening meetings with stake holders, Hunger Solutions Minnesota is committed to helping our members best help their clients.
SNAP Rx works with health care providers to help them identify patients who struggle with food insecurity and connects providers and patients to food resources through the Minnesota Food HelpLine.
Hunger Solutions administers the Market Bucks program at participating farmers markets across the state of Minnesota. Individuals can use their SNAP benefits at farmers markets to purchase produce and other healthy food items. Market Bucks match the first $10 in SNAP purchases, doubling the amount of healthy food people can buy.
Hunger Solutions is the leading advocate for fair food policy at the Legislature and with our federal delegation. We work with the Partners to End Hunger to strengthen and amplify the voice for low-income Minnesotans at the State Capitol. Our Voice of Hunger Advocates Network helps alert individuals and hunger relief organizations to advocacy opportunities at the Minnesota Legislature and with our federal delegation.