Melissa Sobolik

Fargo-Moorhead prepares for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

It's the largest single-day food drive in the nation for an easy way to donate goods that can help millions of Americans

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – With summer around the corner and the school year coming to a close, people might have to dig a little deeper into their pockets to feed their families. Mail carriers and food pantries are encouraging people to leave non-perishable food items next to their mailbox Saturday. “We’re always in need of peanut butter, canned fruits, canned…

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 receives major donation from Hess Corporation

Donation will be used to buy shelf-stable food for those in need

FARGO, N.D. – The Great Plains Food Bank is receiving a major donation from the Hess Corporation. Hess is gifting $100,000 to help end hunger in North Dakota & western Minnesota. The food bank will be able to buy around three truckloads of shelf-stable food for those in need with the donation. Since the start of COVID-19, the Great Plains…

Great Plains Food Bank Survey Finds People Needing Meals

FARGO, N.D. –¬†Great Plains Food Bank is working toward a solution for hunger in North Dakota by identifying just how many people need a meal. The non-profit pooled together survey data from more than 500 people and 175 food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. The survey asked clients 81 very personal questions. Some of the surprising results show clients are…