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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…

One Goal of 2.5 Million Meals; Relieving the World of Hunger from Fargo

The Fargo Mobile Pack partners up with Feed my Starving Children to help volunteers pack meals for kids in need

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Mobile Pack partners up with Feed my Starving Children to help volunteers pack meals for kids in need. Take a look at how they are working towards their goal of packing two–and–a–half million meals. Each scoop, seal and stack, is another step towards hunger relief. “This is the second year we’ve done this and it’s…

Churches United Helping the Less Fortunate this Christmas Holiday

For some, Christmas is a special time of year, but for others, it's another cold night of looking for a place to stay

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The holiday season is not always easy for those with no family or without a home. For some, Christmas is a special time of year, but for others, it’s another cold night of looking for a place to stay. “A lot of these people are in the same boat that I am and we all try to…

Anonymous Donor Makes a Christmas Miracle for the Great Plains Food Bank

The agency has been busy making deliveries of backpacks to schools for children who have been on the waiting list

FARGO, ND — Great Plains Food Bank is loading up a truck full of supplies for hungry kids in the area, thanks to a generous donor. An anonymous donor asked Great Plains what needed to be done to help children this holiday season. The food bank said they needed a truck for supplies and the donor bought a new truck…

High School Students and Teachers are Helping Those Struggling with Hunger

Now it's flourished into a fully functioning food pantry in the halls of Fargo South High School

FARGO, ND — In North Dakota online, more than 58,000 people are struggling with hunger and about 16,000 are children. Students and faculty at Fargo South High School have decided to take matters into their own hands. It started off as a Facebook post. “We need to do this and I’m like okay I was just posting stuff but let’s…

North Dakota Farmers Take a Stand Against Cuts for Food Stamps

Under the current proposed budget, federal SNAP funding would be cut by $193 billion over ten years

AMENIA, ND. — Congress is considering a White House budget proposal that includes nearly $200 billion in cuts to the national SNAP program, formerly known as food stamps. North Dakota farmers and agriculture leaders gathered in Amenia. They came together to speak out against the White House proposed budget that would cut hundreds of billions of dollars in federal aid…

Check Out Food and Fundraising Events for this Week in Fargo

The fundraiser benefits The Christmas Gift Program for families in need

FARGO, ND — It’s a big week for food and fundraising in Fargo. The 28th annual “Gift Burgers on the Plaza” is tomorrow on the US Bank Plaza in downtown Fargo. The fundraiser benefits The Christmas Gift Program for families in need. It’ll run from 11 to 1. On Thursday, it’s the 10th annual Hornbacher’s Gobble It Up for United…

New Life Center Holds Meal at the Mission

This shelter caters to men struggling with different life issues and their mission is to help people who are homeless and hurting

FARGO, ND — People struggle every day from homelessness and painful living conditions. In Fargo, one shelter is not only getting people off the streets but helping them build a new lifestyle. Whether you’re starting from a blank slate or trying to fix the past, the New Life Center offers services to help. This shelter caters to men struggling with…

Hundreds Help Feed the Hungry at the Great Plains Food Bank’s Annual Chef’s Gala

The Great Plains Food Bank puts this up every year to help give perishable food to thousands

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of people from area businesses gathered to help feed thousands of hungry people across the Valley. They’re all giving back with the 19th Annual Chef’s Gala and Auction. The proceeds from this event are the primary source of funding for the Great Plains Food Bank’s Perishable Food Recovery Program. Cari Drees, the Great Plains Food Bank’s…

The Great Plains Food Bank Helps North Dakota’s New Face of Hunger

The food bank delivered almost 800,000 pounds of food in 2016

FARGO, N.D. — The Great Plains Food Bank has been helping the less–fortunate in our community since 2008, and they rely on donations from the public. The demand for their food increases every year, and it comes from places you might not expect. The Great Plains Food Bank’s mobile pantry delivers food to the needy across North Dakota. “The mobile…