food drive

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…

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…

LIVE: A Sweet Incentive To Support Great Plains Food Bank

Donate Canned Goods For Free Cookie Dough At Area Papa Murphy's Restaurants

  Get into the giving spirit this holiday season, and get something in return. Papa Murhpy’s Pizza is partnering with the Great Plains Food Bank this November. If you donate five non-perishable canned food items to any F-M Papa Murphy’s through November 20th, you get a free one pound tub of cookie dough. Great Plains says they have the greatest…

LIVE: Golden Drive Homeless Kids Food Drive

You Can Donate Food Through April 30th

  Sue Baron with Golden Drive Homeless Kids joins Adam Ladwig to give us the details on her group’s 1st annual food drive. You can drop off food at the West Fargo Fire Department, Gateway Chevrolet, Pure Performance in West Fargo and Sam’s Club now through April 30th. Baron says she started her first standalone food drive so kids have…

Nine-Year-Old Enlists Help Of Community to Make Her Birthday Wish Come True

Gowri Pillai is trying to collect more than 600 pounds of food for the Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo fourth grader turns down birthday gifts every year, instead asking for canned goods and non–perishables to give to the Great Plains Food Bank. Sometimes all it takes is an idea. “I like helping people and you feel good after helping a lot of people,” Pillai said. To make a difference in the community around you….

Walmart Holds Food Drive for MLK50 Acts of Service

Donations will go to the New Life Center and YWCA

FARGO, N.D. — Walmart is asking customers to donate food as part of “MLK50 Acts of Service.” The food drive will run through April 4. There is a donation box at the entrance of the Walmart on 13th Ave. People can donate non–perishable food, and donations will go to the New Life Center and YWCA. Organizers say they wanted the drive…