Great Plains Food Bank

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…

Results from the “Hunger In North Dakota” Study Are Out

Issues like housing, transportation, and medical problems often coexist with hunger

FARGO, N.D. — Results of the Hunger in North Dakota study are out. They were presented at the Cass Clay Food Commission meeting. The study surveyed 500 clients and 175 agencies including food pantries, shelters, and soup kitchens. A key point is that hunger affects a variety of people. Many clients are actually educated, housed, and employed. Some of them don’t…

Nine-Year-Old Enlists Help Of Community to Make Her Birthday Wish Come True

Gowri Pillai is trying to collect more than 600 pounds of food for the Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo fourth grader turns down birthday gifts every year, instead asking for canned goods and non–perishables to give to the Great Plains Food Bank. Sometimes all it takes is an idea. “I like helping people and you feel good after helping a lot of people,” Pillai said. To make a difference in the community around you….

Rheault Farm’s Santa Village Offers More Ways Than One to Help Community

The newest way to donate at Rheault Farm's Santa Village is through its random acts of kindness wall

FARGO, N.D. — Santa Village at Rheault Farm offers various opportunities to give back to the community. You can give back by donating canned food items to Great Plains Food Bank, new or gently used toys to the YMCA of Cass-Clay, and money to FirstLink and Sanford Children’s Hospital. The newest way to donate at Santa Village is through its…

AT&T Employees Change Lives of Low-Income Seniors with Care Boxes

The employees packed 500 care boxes at Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. – The Great Plains Food Bank facilitates the delivery of meals to people in our community who need them the most. Local AT&T employees spent their Monday morning packing 500 care boxes at the Great Plains Food Bank for low–income senior citizens in our community. “Anytime we can get out in the community and kind of help out,…

Family Fare Helps People Facing Hunger With Donation to Great Plains Food Bank

Local Family Fares and the SpartanNash Foundation are donating $6,600 to the Great Plains Food Bank

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Family Fare is changing the lives of people facing hunger this holiday season with a check made out to the Great Plains Food Bank. Local Family Fares and the SpartanNash Foundation are donating $6,600 to the Great Plains Food Bank. The money donated came from Family Fare’s scan campaign. The check will help provide nearly 20,000…

RDO Presents “Caters Taters” Check Worth Over $83,300 to Great Plains Food Bank

RDO's Caters Taters for Charity has been going on for 19 years

FARGO, N.D. — RDO presented a check of the proceeds from last week’s “Caters Taters for Charity” to the Great Plains Food Bank. RDO raised over $83,300 at the event and all of the money will go towards fighting hunger. Caters Taters included a potato lunch, raffle, and door prizes. RDO is the largest potato grower in North America. Caters Taters…

Caters for Taters Brings All the Potato Lovers Out for Hunger Relief

More than 3,000 potatoes were served

FARGO, N.D. — Potato lovers from around the metro came together to raise money for Great Plains Food Bank. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how enjoying some taters is going to go a long way. A well-oiled assembly line of baked potatoes comes after a simple idea 18 years ago. “We were doing harvest of potatoes and some of our employees…