Jared Slinde

Great Plains Food Bank fears shortages amidst inflation

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – With eggs, chicken and ground beef prices rising due to inflation, Great Plains Food Bank is starting to feel its effects. Operators say food prices increased about 12 percent in the last year and they expect prices to remain at a high level. The food bank is not seeing as many food and financial donations as…

KVRR Honored with Inaugural Marv Bossart Voice of Hunger Award

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — KVRR is presented with the inaugural Great Plains Food Bank’s Marv Bossart Voice of Hunger Award. Created earlier this year, Great Plains Food Bank says the award recognizes media and members of the community that “go above and beyond in sharing news on the fight to end hunger.” Their network includes nearly 200 food pantries, shelters,…

Great Plains Food Bank helps those in need with Farmers to Families Food Box distribution

1,400 boxes of fresh produce were prepared for distribution

MOORHEAD, Minn. —┬áThe Great Plains Food Bank was in Moorhead to partner with USDA and their Farmers to Families Food Box Program. The program is part of the organizations’s COVID-related efforts. It brings fresh food from farms to food banks that can distribute them to those in need. People were welcome to come by the drive-through distribution at Probstfield Center…