Dorothy Day Food Pantry

Dorothy Day Mosaic one step closer to installation

Organizers are planning to have the mosaic installed at the Dorothy Day Food Pantry sometime in August.

FARGO, N.D. – Volunteers from St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and the Arts Partnership come together to finish the grouting work on the Dorothy Day Mosaic. Volunteers wore masks and practiced strict social distancing. Most of the work is finished, and this is one of the final efforts needed before its completed. The mosaic includes more than 10,000 pieces. “There are…

Local Letter Carriers Host Virtual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

The food drive is currently accepting donations

FARGO, N.D.–Local mail carriers are hosting a virtual food drive to benefit Great Plains Food Bank, Emergency Food Pantry and Dorothy Day Food Pantry. Each year the National Association of Letter Carriers hosts the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the largest single-day food drive in the United States. The event was postponed this year due to COVID-19. Local letter carriers…

Dorothy Day Food Pantry introduces Grocery Store-like Experience

The remodel helps defeat stigmas about food pantries.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Churches United has transformed its Dorothy Day Food Pantry into a grocery store-like experience called the SuperShelf. The SuperShelf offers the ability for Churches United to provide more well-balanced meals than they were able to before, as well as, encouraging healthier options. The remodel is also intended to destigmatize food pantries by making them look more like a…

Shelters Come Together: Churches United, Dorothy Day House Merge

Churches United takes over control of both Dorothy Day House and Food Pantry

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two homeless shelters in Moorhead merged in order to serve more people in the community. Churches United takes control of the Dorothy Day Food Pantry and Shelter. Both the shelter and food pantry will continue to use the Dorothy Day name, but Churches United will handle all the oversight and management of its programs. Pastor Sue Koesterman, the…

Longfellow Fifth Graders Donate Blankets to Dorothy Day Food Pantry

The students collected blankets and also made their own to give to those in need

FARGO, N.D. — Fifth graders at Longfellow Elementary donated blankets and other winter gear to the Dorothy Day Food Pantry in Moorhead. The students collected more than 100 blankets, and even made some of their own out of fleece. The project is part of how Longfellow Elementary is looking to expand service learning projects to all grades. One fifth grade teacher…