Great Plains Food Bank

Fargo-Moorhead prepares for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

It's the largest single-day food drive in the nation for an easy way to donate goods that can help millions of Americans

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – With summer around the corner and the school year coming to a close, people might have to dig a little deeper into their pockets to feed their families. Mail carriers and food pantries are encouraging people to leave non-perishable food items next to their mailbox Saturday. “We’re always in need of peanut butter, canned fruits, canned…

Food & shelf stable milk donated to Great Plains by Cass-Clay & NDSU SAAC

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Cass-Clay Creamery and North Dakota State University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council make big food and milk donations to Great Plains Food Bank. It comes as the nonprofit says milk is in urgent need, is one of the most requested items, and not often donated, at food pantries. Cass-Clay delivered more than 24,000 shelf stable Giving Cow milks….

Food demand high at North Dakota’s only food bank

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota‚Äôs only food bank experienced the second-highest demand in its 39-year history in 2021 as the coronavirus pandemic surged. Great Plains Food Bank, based in Fargo, provided 12.6 million meals for those in need in 2021. The non-for-profit organization helped 121,000 people, more than in any year before the pandemic. As the pandemic gathered steam in…

Hornbacher’s donates $152,668 to Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Hornbacher’s customers have stepped up in a big way to help feed the community. Nearly $153,000 was handed over to the Great Plains Food Bank. It’s part of the organization’s annual Feed Hope campaign. The money raised through donations at each Hornbacher’s location through the month of December will provide more than 458,000 meals for those…

Fill the Dome breaks new record with 25 tons of food

Due to COVID, no food actually touched the floor of the dome for a second year in a row.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Due to COVID, no food actually touched the floor of the dome for a second year in a row. Instead, high school students worked effortlessly to collect food at their schools and bring in monetary donations. Great Plains Food Bank will distribute the food throughout the region. The need has gone up greatly during the pandemic….

KVRR Honored with Inaugural Marv Bossart Voice of Hunger Award

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — KVRR is presented with the inaugural Great Plains Food Bank’s Marv Bossart Voice of Hunger Award. Created earlier this year, Great Plains Food Bank says the award recognizes media and members of the community that “go above and beyond in sharing news on the fight to end hunger.” Their network includes nearly 200 food pantries, shelters,…

Great Plains Food Bank celebrates Hunger Action Day

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — It’s Hunger Action Day and Great Plains Food Bank is celebrating with it’s annual Packathon. Throughout the week the food bank has been welcoming volunteers as they pack bags filled with food for hungry families in need. The bags will be going toward the school backpack program and are set to be shipped through schools in…