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Great Plains Food Bank Hires Three

Great Plains Food Bank hires three
Rachel Alme has been hired by the Great Plains Food Bank, a program of Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, as an account specialist. She will be working with all partner agencies throughout western North Dakota. Alme is a graduate of North Dakota State University and was previously employed as an RSVP+ Central and North Central program assistant, and has extensive experience in rural outreach and working with seniors.
Joe Elsberry joined the agency as a SNAP outreach specialist targeting those in western North Dakota. Elsberry was previously employed as an early intervention consultant the Bismarck-Mandan area as well as the Standing Rock Reservation.
Both Alme and Elsberry will be based in Bismarck.
Leslie Christianson has been hired as a receptionist and office support specialist in the Fargo office. She recently graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in communications studies. Christianson was previously employed by the Fargo Parks District.
About the Great Plains Food Bank The Great Plains Food Bank engages community partners to end hunger. As the state’s largest hunger-relief provider, the Great Plains Food Bank partner network includes 278 charitable feeding programs operating in 101 communities across North Dakota and Clay County, Minnesota. In 2011, the Great Plains Food Bank distributed a record 9.4 million pounds of food, touching the lives of more than 71,400 individuals – 35% being children and 14% seniors.
The Great Plains Food Bank is a program of Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, a statewide social services agency serving thousands of North Dakotans in need with affordable housing, food, disaster recovery, counseling and therapy and other programs that strengthen individuals, families and communities without regard to clients’ race, religion, gender or economic status; and a member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network


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