Great Plains Food Bank

LIVE: Fill the Dome

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns More About the Fill the Dome Event

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly travels to the Fargodome, where they kicked off the 11th annual Fill the Dome event. Over sixty schools and businesses in the Fargo-Moorhead area participate in the fundraiser, which benefits the Great Plains Food Bank. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: fargodome, Fill the Dome, Great Plains Food Bank, nonperishable food items

Great Plains Food Bank Helps Kids in Need with Backpack Program

they help provide meals to kids in free and reduced-cost school lunch programs on the weekend

FARGO, ND — Every year, more than 30,000 kids rely on free and reduced-cost school lunches. When kids aren’t in school on the weekends, Great Plains Food Bank has their backpack program to provide them enough food. The program is offered year round, and volunteers can come fill backpacks every Monday and Tuesday. One of NDSU’s arts and humanities classes took…

Great Plains Food Bank Hosts Mobile Food Pantry in Fargo

They had at least ten pallets of food ready to serve with some visitors lining up more than an hour early

FARGO, ND — A pop-up store is giving away fresh meats, fruits and veggies to people in need here in the metro. It’s the first time the Great Plains Food Bank’s perishable mobile food pantry showed up in Fargo. This “pop-up” usually goes to rural areas but stopped in Moorhead in late August. They had at least 10 pallets of…

Packathon Brings Community Together to Pack Food for Those in Need

The Great Plains Food Bank Hosts Their 5th Annual Pack-A-Thon

FARGO, ND — Groups from around the area are competing against one and other to see who can pack up the most food in the fastest time. It’s all part of the Great Plains Food Bank as part of Packathon and there’s still time for you to get in on the action. It’s about fighting hunger in the Red River…

Great Plains Perishable Food Pop-Up Makes Stop in Moorhead

People were asked to bring bags and boxes to take home their food in

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Great Plains Food Bank is bringing perishable food right to you. Anyone who came to Moorhead High School picked up fresh fruit, vegetables, meats and other perishable items at Great Plains’ pop-up visit. Great Plains Food Bank does trips all throughout North Dakota and the western part of Minnesota. While food was available at no cost, people…

Concordia Students Ditch the Classroom to Give Back to the Community

At Great Plains Food Bank, students helped package potatoes

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds of first year Concordia students ditched the classroom to give back to the community. The college’s annual Hands for Change event allows students to participate in 28 service projects throughout the area. At Great Plains Food Bank, students helped package potatoes. The potatoes will be sent to towns in the area for families who can’t afford…

No Kid Left Hungry: Great Plains Food Bank Offering Free Lunches for Kids in F-M Area

The Great Plains Food Bank Will Be Giving Kids Free Lunches All Summer Long

FARGO, ND — The Great Plains Food Bank is making sure kids in the F-M area are staying well fed for the summer. Monday through Friday, kids under the age of 18 are offered a free lunch at West Village Park in Fargo. This program is an extension to the free and reduced meal programs that occur during the school…

Great Plains Food Bank Youth Summer Meal Sites Open

The program runs Monday through Friday from June 5 until August 18 from noon until 12:30 p.m. at each location and will be closed July 3 and 4.

FARGO, ND – Great Plains Food Bank is providing summer meals for hungry children in Fargo, Bismarck and Valley City. The program runs Monday through Friday from June 5 until August 18 from noon until 12:30 p.m. at each location and will be closed July 3 and 4. Specifically, Youth Summer Meals locations are: Bismarck at Kiwanis Park (318 South Washington…

Gate City Bank Helping the Hungry with Great Plains Food Bank

CHS started the annual donation drive in 2011

FARGO, ND — The Great Plains Food Bank receives a donation of nearly $112,000. Local units of CHS, a global agriculture supply company, wraps up its “Harvest for Hunger” campaign. The organization collects donations for 20 days in the month of March through a variety of fundraisers. Different branches throughout the nation participate in the campaign. CHS started the annual…

Postal Workers Fighting Hunger with “Stamp Out Hunger” Program

Did you get one of these bags at your doorstep?

FARGO, N.D. — Postal workers are fighting hunger by delivering empty grocery bags to homes across the region. Anyone can use the bags to donate non-perishable foods for the 25th annual Stamp out Hunger. Simply leave the bags of food out this Saturday and postal workers will pick them up. It’s a nationwide effort to stock food at places like…