Great Plains Food Bank

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…

Hornbacher’s “Check Out Hunger” Campaign Raises Over $76,000 for Hunger Relief

this is the 25th year the grocery chain has been doing the fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — Hornbacher’s “Check Out Hunger” campaign raises over $76,000 for the Great Plains Food Bank. It’s the largest donation yet from the annual fundraiser. That covers more than 229,000 meals for families. Hornbacher’s president says the grocery chain understands that summer is often a time most kids celebrate a break from school. However, ones on free and reduced…

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…

CHS Makes Another Major Donation To The Great Plains Food Bank

The gift will provide more than 270,000 meals to help feed those in need

FARGO, ND — CHS has made another substantial donation to help fight hunger across North Dakota and western Minnesota. The global agribusiness presented a check for just over $90,000 to the Great Plains Food Bank. The money was raised through CHS’s annual Harvest for Hunger food, funds and grain drive. The gift will provide more than 270,000 meals to help feed…

Stamp Out Hunger: Leave Donations at Your Mailbox on Saturday

It's the 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive

FARGO, N.D. — Donating to those in need can be as easy as a trip to your mailbox. Saturday, May 11 is the National Association of Letter Carriers 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. You can leave non–perishable donations by your mailbox Saturday morning. The goal is to exceed last year’s total of 33,000 pounds of food. The mayors of…

Growing Number of People Relying on Local Food Pantries

Some attribute the rise to population growth and affordable food programs they have

FARGO, N.D. — There has been a steady increase of people in the F–M area using food pantries this year to last. Ever since she started volunteering at the Emergency Food Pantry five years ago, Valerie Hanson says she’s recently seen the hallways become more crowded. “We’re busier during the day and it seems like people, they realize that it’s not…

Gate City Bank Takes Home Great Plains Food Bank’s Highest Honor

Gate City has pledged $250,000 as part of the Food Bank's "Feed the Future" program

FARGO, N.D. — Gate City Bank’s commitment to helping fight hunger has earned them the highest honor from Great Plains Food Bank, being named a 2018 Hunger Relief Champion. The bank pledged $250,000 to support the “Feed the Future” campaign, and regularly sends volunteers to prepare deliveries. Since their partnership began in 1999, Gate City Bank has helped Great Plains serve…

Hornbacher’s Annual Feed Hope Campaign Raises Nearly $53,000 for Great Plains Food Bank

the campaign ran through december

FARGO, N.D. — Hornbacher’s annual Feed Hope campaign raises nearly 53-thousand dollars for the Great Plains Food Bank. All the money comes entirely from the community. Each time someone went through the checkout line at Hornbacher’s they could add one, three or five dollars to their total and donate to the food bank. The money will be able to provide nearly…

Hornbacher’s Donates $50,000 To Great Plains Food Bank

The campaign ran during December 2018 and collected customer donations at the cash registers at Hornbacher’s locations throughout Fargo and Moorhead.

FARGO, N.D. – Hornbacher’s has once again made a substantial gift in the fight to end hunger by donating $52,985 to the Great Plains Food Bank through their annual Feed Hope campaign. The campaign ran during December 2018 and collected customer donations at the cash registers at Hornbacher’s locations throughout Fargo and Moorhead. The donation is enough to provide nearly…