Food Bank

Great Plains Food Bank Working With USDA To Use Farm Overstock To Help Families In Need

The food bank is making daily stops in areas like Minot, Dickenson and Bismarck.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — At the Probstfield Center For Education In Moorhead hundreds of boxes are being loaded up into cars. The Great Plains Food Bank is teaming up with the U.S Agriculture Department’s Family Food Box Program. The program partners with local farmers to buy their overstock produce not sold because of COVID-19 and then package and redistribute it. “Like…

Church Food Bank Helps Families In Need From Coronavirus

The Church Is Always Looking For More Volunteers

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Faith United Methodist Church Food Bank is working full time to accommodate for the increase of people needing food because of the coronavirus. Drivers lined up in the parking lot to have the food put into their vehicles to limit any potential spread of the virus. Workers inside the building loaded up boxes filled with various…

Choice Bank Donates $100,000 to Food Bank

Great Plains says this donation will make a tremendous impact on the food bank's long term plans

FARGO, N.D. — Now in its 36th year, the Great Plains Food Bank is North Dakota’s only food bank. Choice Bank is supporting its fight to end hunger with a major 100,000 dollar donation. The money will provide more than 3,000 meals to those in need. Choice is also donating more than 2,000 pounds of food collected through food drives…

Great Plains Food Bank Holds Pop-Up Food Pantry

Anyone who needs food assistance could get fresh produce for free

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Great Plains Food Bank held a pop–up perishable food pantry at Moorhead High School. Anyone who needs food assistance could get fresh produce and other items for free. The food came from the food bank’s surplus donations. No referrals are necessary to go to the food bank, and pop–up food pantries are put on across the region….

Mail Carriers Hold “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive

Four mayors proclaimed Saturday as National Letter Carriers Food Drive Day

FARGO, N.D. — The mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth have proclaimed Saturday, May 12 as National Letter Carriers Food Drive Day. Plastic bags will be delivered to your mailbox to fill with non–perishable food. You can leave donations by your mailbox for mail carriers to pick up. Organizers say they want to exceed last year’s total of 34,000…

The Great Plains Food Bank Helps North Dakota’s New Face of Hunger

The food bank delivered almost 800,000 pounds of food in 2016

FARGO, N.D. — The Great Plains Food Bank has been helping the less–fortunate in our community since 2008, and they rely on donations from the public. The demand for their food increases every year, and it comes from places you might not expect. The Great Plains Food Bank’s mobile pantry delivers food to the needy across North Dakota. “The mobile…

Great Plains Food Bank Needs Volunteers for Souper Bowl Day of Caring Fundraiser

Calling all youth groups! Looking for a way to make the big game an opportunity to give back?

The Great Plains Food Bank has some “souper” exciting news. The organization has joined in the national campaign called the Souper Bowl Day of Caring, which raises millions of dollars each year in cash and food items for charity. Great Plains is looking for church youth groups to sign up to volunteer to collect food and cash donations before the…