Thank you for participating in one, a few or all of the events as part of the NBC15 Share Your Holidays campaign in 2019!

Thank you for participating in and spreading the word about these events and opportunities during the 24th annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays to eliminate hunger campaign. With your support, we will meet our goal of raising ONE MORE MEAL after raising a record breaking 4.45 Million Meals in 2018.  Download the printable event calendar.

Check Out Hunger

From October 28 – December 31, add a donation to your grocery bill at area grocers.  Dates vary by store.

  • Metcalfe's Market | November 1st - November 30th
    • Metcalfe's Holiday Open House (West) | Saturday, November 16 | 11am-3pm
    • Metacalfe's Holiday Open House (Hilldale) | Sunday, November 17 | 11am-3pm
  • Pick 'n Save
  • Hy-Vee
    • November 25th-December 24th
  • Woodman's Markets
  • Whole Foods
    • October 1st - December 31st | One Dime at at Time campaign proceeds will benefit Second Harvest Foodbank and the NBC15 Share Your Holidays campaign

Food & Fund Drives

Dane County business and school barrel delivery - October 23-24, 2019

Sign up to participate in the largest food & fund drive in southwestern Wisconsin today!  

New Food & Fund Drive Coordinator | October 22 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Second Harvest Foodbank
2850 Dairy Dr, Madison

NBC15 Share Your Holidays Luncheon | Wednesday, November 6th

Register by October 30th to reserve your seat!

Hosted by NBC15, this year’s luncheon will include a networking opportunity, an inspirational message about the many different kinds of “one” that can make a difference in our community, and of course the announcement of our 2019 Be Like Mike award recipient. You will also hear from our retiring CEO, Dan Stein as he reminisces on his nearly 11 years at the helm of Second Harvest; and new CEO Michelle Orge who will discuss her vision for the future of Second Harvest.  Plus, once again this year, the first $20,000 raised at the event will be MATCHED thanks to UW Health, Unity-Point Meriter & Quartz!  Luncheon proudly sponsored by the Alliant Energy Foundation.

Feast of Five Chefs - Johnny Delmonico's | Wednesday, November 13th

Join us for the 3rd annual Feast of Five Chefs dinner at Johnny Delmonico's.  Registration link and menu coming soon!

Request A Thon | Thursday, November 14th

6:00am-6:00pm | 105.5 Triple M

Call in or go online to make a donation (minimum $25) and request your favorite song!  We'll play as many songs we can get to!  A donation of $105.50 or more will get your song bumped to the top of the list!

The first $20,000 raised will be matched by an anonymous donor to support our Diabetes Wellness Program.

Social Media Blitz | Thursday, November 21st

It's easy!
On November 21st, take a photo while holding this sign (bonus points for wearing your favorite holiday sweater)!
Post it to Second Harvest's Facebook page or Instagram - be sure to tag @secondharvestsw & don't forget to use #SYH24!
That's it! You're all done!
For each photo posted, Naviant, Inc. will donate 24 meals!
Our goal is to see 1,250 photos posted in one day to help our neighbors facing hunger.

New this year!  Be sure to use the #syh24 Facebook Frame!

(Up to 30,000 meals will be donated)

Food & Fund Drives End | Week of December 2nd

Dane County Business & School Barrel Pick-Up & Delivery to Second Harvest Foodbank 

Giving Tuesday | Tuesday, December 3rd

Support Second Harvest on Giving Tuesday by signing up for a recurring gift of $10 or more or making a one time donation of $120 or more!  

Sponsored by Chase Brieman of CBRE.

Grand Finale Phone A Thon & Sort A Thon | Wednesday, December 11th

On Wednesday, December 11, the 24th annual NBC15 Share Your Holidays campaign culminates!   All donations made by phone or online will be matched from 6am-10:30pm!

From 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m., call our phonebank toll-free at 844-8-HUNGER (844-848-6437). 

Mike's Miracle Minute Line-up will be announced later in 2019


 And from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., use the Drive-Through to drop off non-perishable food and funds at the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Way. 

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