Donation

Fargo company steps up to help restaurants and bars doing take-out

Working side-by-side with these businesses made them more aware of the burdens they face amid COVID-19.

FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo company is donating plastic containers and utensils to restaurants and bars that are doing take-out amid the pandemic. Brenco Cleaning Equipment and Janitorial Services works closely with restaurants and bars. Working side-by-side with these businesses made them more aware of the burdens they face amid COVID-19. “It’s been hard on everybody. Nobody thought back in…

Local food bank receives generous donation on World Food Day

Sanford Health helps keep upper Midwest families fed

FARGO, N.D. – Sanford Health makes a generous contribution to make sure those in our region stay fed. On World Food Day, Sanford Health steps in to help those in need. The health system gifted a one million dollar check to Great Plains Food Bank. “Sanford Health is donating three million dollars to organizations like Great Plains food bank all…

Sanford Health provides record $1 million donation to the Great Plains Food Bank

The donation is the largest in the 38-year history of the Great Plains Food Bank.

FARGO, N.D.–Sanford Health is donating $1 million to the Great Plains Food Bank on Friday to help support hungry children, seniors and families across North Dakota and western Minnesota. The donation is the largest in the 38-year history of the Great Plains Food Bank which has seen a recent increase in the number of people needing food support due to…

Drekker Brewing Puts On Event To Raise Funds For Alzheimer’s

The company will be donating a dollar from every pint to the Alzheimer's Association.

FARGO, N.D.- Drekker Brewing Company is hosting an event that supports the Alzheimer’s Association in honor of September being world Alzheimer’s month. From four until ten people are able to stop by the Brewery to buy a beer. The company will be donating a dollar from every pint to the Alzheimer’s Association. They hope that through this event they are…

Wahpeton Food Pantry Receives Space From Sanford Health After Infestation

The food pantry's plan is to stay in the location through the school year while they look for a space.

WAHPETON, N.D.- Sanford Health donates a temporary building to the Richland-Wilkin Food Pantry after it shuts down due to a mouse infestation. The building was bought by Sanford with the idea to grow and expand, but has been vacant for the last 18 months. Sanford was approached by a member of the board about the situation and decided to step…

Hornbacher’s Donates Almost $100,000 To The Great Plains Food Bank

The donation is part of their Check Out Hunger Campaign.

FARGO, N.D-  Hornbacher’s customers were able to give throughout July at checkout at all nine locations in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead. The company donation breaks last year’s record by more than $23,500 dollars. The money will provide almost 300,000 meals for those in need. “It’s just another testament to the Fargo-Moorhead community. No matter what’s happening. Whether we’re being…

Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota Caring Foundation donates $25,000 to Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D.–The Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota Caring Foundation has donated $25,000 to the Great Plains Food Bank. Additionally, representatives from Blue Cross Blue Shield spent time volunteering inside the Great Plains Food Bank warehouse during the pandemic as a way to give back to the community. Great Plains Food Bank President Melissa Sobolik said, “When COVID-19 hit North…

Midco Foundation donates $50,000 to Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D.–The Great Plains Food Bank received a $50,000 donation from the Midco Foundation in an effort to fight hunger. The donation is part of a larger $250,000 commitment to eight food banks in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Kansas. The Great Plains Food Bank will use the donation to support children, seniors and families across the region who…

Tri-College University receives donation to help fund youth program

FARGO, N.D.–Tri-College University received a $6,673.31 donation from the local Phi Delta Kappa that will help fund the Walk Into My Future youth program. The program, founded in 2018, invites kids in grades K-5 to visit one of the Tri-College campuses and experience hands-on learning from professors and local business partners. Tri-College University Provost Tim Flakoll said, “Investing in our…