Great Plains Food Bank

Santa Village Opens Its Doors At Rheault Farm

 The community braved the winter storm to visit with Mr. & Mrs. Claus

FARGO, N.D.- For some, the snowy weather was not a factor, but rather a drive to go outside and make the most of it. “The weather was more like a push, because he likes to be outside, so we got him all geared up and come out and plays in the snow,” says Korinna, a visitor. They came to the…

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…

Student Leaders Leaving ‘No Space For Hunger’ at Fill the Dome

The dome is filled with hundreds of thousands of pounds of food and household essentials.

FARGO, N.D. – If you were at the Fargodome just two weeks ago, the inside is probably pretty unrecognizable now. Instead of a football field, it’s filled with hundreds of thousands of pounds of food and household essentials for the Fill the Dome event. There’s one reason for all of that food : A promise the Metro Area Student Ambassadors…

An Employee At Clara Barton Starts Program Helping Kids And Families In Need

The program is servicing about 20 families from Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementary Schools.

FARGO, N.D.- A year and a half ago, Julie saw Fargo South High School had a food pantry and she wanted to bring one to Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementaries. “We started very small about a year ago and offered it for Thanksgiving and Christmas and now we’re down here,” says Julie Hetland the Office Assistant at Clara Barton Elementary. …

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…

AT&T Donates To Great Plains Food Bank Basket Drive

Some of the things purchased include soap, paper towels and other household items.

FARGO, N.D. — AT&T is dialing into helping those in need for the holiday season.The phone company is donating 5 thousand dollars to help pay for supplies for  local school pantries. The money goes to a great effort by the Great Plains Food Bank. Some of the things purchased include soap, paper towels and other household items. The supplies benefit…

Canned goods are artwork at West Acres Mall

The goal is to help end hunger in the community.

FARGO, N.D.-  Super Mario Brothers, the American flag and a living room are some of the creations being showcased until the end of the week. Architects, engineers, interior designers and students are invited to participate in creating the artwork that will later be donated to Great Plains Food Bank. The teams are being judged and you can even pick your…

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…