Great Plains

Great Plains Food Bank Announces Ending Hunger 2.0 Initiative

Great Plains Food Bank partners with Sanford Hospital

FARGO, N.D.– Ending Hunger 2.0 is the Great Plains Food Bank’s newest initiative. They’re doing more than just providing food, but tackling other issues as well. This program is the first of its kind in the country. “We stopped and said, ‘if we’re truly going to end hunger, we know that food boxes are just a band–aid solution.’ What we really…

Santa Village at Rheault Farm Turns Out Big Season of Giving

Visitors donated nearly $4,000 in cash, 6,200 pounds of non-perishable food items and more than 900 new and gently used toys

  FARGO, ND — People really got into the season of giving at the 31st annual Santa Village at Rheault Farm. More than 15,000 visitors stopped by to have some holiday fun between November 26 and December 23. Visitors donated nearly $4,000 in cash, 6,200 pounds of non-perishable food items and more than 900 new and gently used toys. The…

Savanna’s Act Focus of Hearing for the Senate Indian Affairs Committee

It is named for Savanna Greywind of Fargo

  FARGO, ND — The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on Savanna’s Act. The bill was introduced earlier this month by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp to help address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women. It is named for Savanna Greywind of Fargo. She was 8-months pregnant when she went missing in August. Her baby was…

Shoppers Help Raise Thousands to Fight Hunger

More than $40,000 raised by shoppers at checkout for the Great Plains Food Bank

Shoppers at Hornbacher’s helped raise more than $44,000 to help feed the hungry. The grocery store chain collected donations from people at the checkouts from November 30th to December 27th last year. They presented a check for the money they collected to the Great Plains Food Bank. The president of Hornbacher’s says they are overwhelmed by the community’s support for their…