Great Plains Food Bank

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…

Hornbacher’s Check Out Hunger Raises $114,781 for Great Plains Food Bank

the funds will benefit Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An annual fundraiser is breaking records and helping feed more people throughout the region. Hornbacher’s presenting a check for nearly $115,000 to the Great Plains Food Bank. That was $15,000 more than last year. The money was raised during the grocery chains annual Check Out Hunger campaign. It launched in 1994 and asks Hornbacher’s customers to…

Pop up food pantry helps bring food to the table

"It's an act of love, we want to share food, we want to be neighbors and build community and connections.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Food insecurity continues to affect many local families throughout the metro. After a year of serving the community, West Fargo Pastor, Megan Casper has found food insecurity affects a lot more people in our community than it did a year ago. “We have identified through our research and the numbers we’ve been collecting that West…

Great Plains Food Bank Youth Summer Meals Program Launching June 1

The food bank has reached a record high of 18 meal pick-up locations throughout North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Summer vacation is around the corner leaving many kids without school meals, the Great Plains Food Bank is helping keep kids fed during the long break. “They can come to pick up five days’ worth of meals from us on just that one day of pickup, which is just great. They get their full balanced meal…