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Great Plains Food Bank Locations:
Statewide Distribution Center - Fargo
1720 3rd Ave. N. Fargo, ND 58102
Phone: (701) 232-6219
Fax: (701) 232-3871
Bismarck Office
721 Memorial Highway Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: (701) 751-6188
Fax: (701) 751-3942

General Statewide Email:
Product Order Line: (701) 232-0820
Product Email:
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Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Memorial Day through Labor Day: Office and Warehouse close at noon on Friday
Product orders are taken daily between 8:30 a.m. and 11:55 a.m.
Alternative receiving hours may be arranged weekdays with prior approval.

Email Contacts
Media inquiries: Jared Slinde -
Sign up to volunteer: Zanik Bartelt -
Organize a Food and Fund Drive: Cari Drees -
Schedule a Behind the Scenes Tour: Heather Schmidt -
Schedule a Presentation: Jared Slinde -
Make a food donation: JoAnn Matthews -
Make a financial contribution click here

Great Plains Food Bank Staff
Steve SellentChief Executive Officer Email:
Joe Askew, Chief Financial Officer, Email:
Rachel Torgerson, Accounting Manager Email:

Operations Team
JoAnn Matthews, Operations Director Email:
Damion Nystrom, Warehouse Manager Email:
Zanik Bartelt, Volunteer Coordinator Email:
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Member Relations & Client Services Team
Cathy Herbold, Program and Agency Services Director Email:
Andrea BlockRegional Services Manager - Eastern ND Email:
Rachel MongeRegional Services Manager - Western ND Email:
Joe Elsberry, SNAP Outreach Coordinator (western North Dakota) Email:
Angelique McDonald, SNAP Outreach Coordinator (eastern North Dakota) Email:

Development & Marketing Team
Marcia PaulsonChief Development Officer Email:
Ron Walters, Major Gifts Officer Email:
Heather Schmidt, Donor Relations Manager Email:
Cari DreesCommunity Engagement Manager Email:
Jared Slinde, Communications Manager Email:
Cecilia WilkeDevelopment Associate Email:

Ending Hunger 2.0
Melissa Sobolik,
Director Email:


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