FARGO, N.D. – The Great Plains Food Bank announced the addition of Joe Elsberry as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) outreach coordinator Monday. His duties include working with Great Plains Food Bank partner agencies and within communities to identify, prescreen and assist potential clients with the SNAP application process.
Working from the Great Plains Food Bank Bismarck offices, Elsberry started his role in November of 2016 and services SNAP outreach in western North Dakota. Elsberry received a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of North Dakota in 2005 and a master’s degree in special education from the University of Mary in 2010. Prior to working with the Great Plains Food Bank, Elsberry worked for five years in early intervention in special education for children aged birth to three years old.
About the Great Plains Food Bank
The Great Plains Food Bank serves as North Dakota’s only food bank. Its partner network includes 215 food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, and other charitable feeding programs operating in 99 communities across N.D. and Clay County, Minn. Since 1983, the Great Plains Food Bank and its partners have distributed food for more than 133 million meals to children, seniors, and families in need. The Great Plains Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network.