Feeding Hope Summer 2017 Online Content
Hunger No More BLOG
Volume No. 1, Issue No. 7
As fall approaches, we look back on a busy summer and prepare for an even busier fall season at the Great Plains Food Bank. This recent issue of Feeding Hope highlights a number of exciting moments from the last few months through the eyes of our donors, clients and partner agencies. We look ahead to Hunger Action Month in September and a busy harvesting season that will help a number of our hungry neighbors to acquire fresh produce.
You can read the full issue at the link below.
And as we found too many highlights for this issue, see below for additional content.
FIND THE COMPLETE FEEDING HOPE SUMMER 2017 ISSUE HERE.
Great Plains Food Bank in the News
Letter: Cuts to SNAP would increase strain on local food bank resources
(Fargo Forum/August 7)
Valley City's Dan Faust nears 500,000 pounds donated to the Great Plains Food Bank
Surly Brewing visits the Great Plains Food Bank volunteer center
Gleaning the fields: Group encourages salvaging fresh, unused food for hunger relief
(The Forum/July 18)
Former First Lady serves lunch to children with Great Plains Food Bank
Pop-up Perishable Food Program visits Minot
Locals give back while attending red River Valley Fair
Partner Spotlight - Amidon Community Cupboard
Read the full story on how the Amidon Community Cupboard is filling a vital food need in southwest North Dakota from page five of the Feeding Hope newsletter HERE.
Above and Beyond Continued
Gate City Bank Photo Shoot
Longtime friends of the Great Plains Food Bank, Gate City Bank stopped by the warehouse to stage images for a new trailer design that will be unveiled in August demonstrating the commitment between the two organizations in the fight to end hunger.
The Great Plains Food Bank Pop-Up Perishable Food Program and Mobile Food Pantry have been making stops throughout the state of North Dakota in 2017. Among other items, clients are able to receive sacks of potatoes, meats and fruits.
For the 19th consecutive year, top chefs from around the area came together in the fight to end hunger for the Chefs' Gala & Auction. This year enough was raised to supply more than 580,000 meals through the Great Plains Food Bank perishable food recovery program.
SNAP Clients Share Their Stories
The Great Plains Food Bank is attempting to take readers into the life of a SNAP client by launching a series of online client stories.
Click the image to see the full collection of stories and continue to check back for updates.