Fill the Dome

16th annual Fill the Dome returns to Fargodome

The 16th annual Fill the Dome is back at the Fargodome since COVID-19 forced schools to participate remotely.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Hundreds of students from elementary to high school and local leaders partner with the Great Plains Food bank in the annual Fill the Dome campaign. “This is the first year since, I believe, 2019 we’ve been able to be back in the dome following COVID and just some issues with the flooring here, we haven’t been…

13th Annual Fill the Dome Collects Over 188,000 pounds of Food

1 in 9 people in North Dakota will struggle with having enough food to eat every day.

FARGO, N.D. – The numbers are in, and the fight to end hunger is getting a sucker punch from kids in our area. The 13th Annual Fill the Dome event collected a total of 188,033 pounds of food. That amount is just shy of the 195,000 pounds collected last year. To date, the event has collected nearly 2,300,000 pounds of…

Student Leaders Leaving ‘No Space For Hunger’ at Fill the Dome

The dome is filled with hundreds of thousands of pounds of food and household essentials.

FARGO, N.D. – If you were at the Fargodome just two weeks ago, the inside is probably pretty unrecognizable now. Instead of a football field, it’s filled with hundreds of thousands of pounds of food and household essentials for the Fill the Dome event. There’s one reason for all of that food : A promise the Metro Area Student Ambassadors…

Great Plains Delivers Its 175,000,000th Meal

It will get to Bismark by Tuesday

  FARGO, N.D. — After 36 years, Great Plains Food Bank delivers its 175,000,000th meal. Six pallets of food are headed for Bismarck and will be given to Ministry on the Margins. It’s a charitable feeding program that helps people released from prison or who struggle from addiction. Great Plains’ chief development officer Marcia Paulson says making such a milestone…

Students Fill the Dome With 193,201 Pounds of Food

More than 50 schools participated in the challenge

FARGO, N.D. — Now that students from more than 50 local schools have filled the Fargodome floor for the annual “Fill the Dome”, it’s time to fill some boxes. They spent all morning packing boxes of food that were weighed at Great Plains Food Bank. They brought in 193,201 pounds of food this year. Food bank employees say it’s estimated the…

11th Annual Fill the Dome to Provide Nearly 275,000 Meals

More than 50 schools in North Dakota and Minnesota took part in this year's food drive

FARGO, ND — Nearly 275,000 meals will be provided to those in need from the fundraising efforts to Fill the Dome. The student led event collected 185,000 pounds of food and over 40,000 to benefit those in need. The donations and nonperishable food items will be donated to the Great Plains Food Bank. Gov. Doug Burgum shared his gratitude with…

Schools and Businesses in the F-M Area Come Together to Fill the Dome

The Fargodome Hosts the 11th Annual Fill the Dome, Benefiting the Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, ND — The Fargodome floor is currently full of nonperishable food items in honor of the 11th Annual Fill the Dome event. More than 60 schools and businesses in the F-M area are putting their fundraising efforts together in hopes to fill the Fargodome floor with nonperishable food items. “We’re all very blessed here in Fargo,” said Mason Timjon,…

LIVE: Fill the Dome

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns More About the Fill the Dome Event

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly travels to the Fargodome, where they kicked off the 11th annual Fill the Dome event. Over sixty schools and businesses in the Fargo-Moorhead area participate in the fundraiser, which benefits the Great Plains Food Bank. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: fargodome, Fill the Dome, Great Plains Food Bank, nonperishable food items