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Agency of the Year

Nominations for the 2020 Agency of the Year are now open!

You may nominate your favorite agency for the 2020 Agency of the Year Award below.

The Great Plains Food Bank (GPFB) is honored to announce that we have opened the nomination process for 2020 Agency of the Year! This is the highest award we offer our hunger relief partners, and we need your help to identify them!

The Great Plains Food Bank lives by the values of Passion, Service, & Innovation and we want to honor our partners adopting these values through our collaborative community partnerships.

Do you know one of our partners in your community that lives out these values through their work within the community? A program that not only focuses on feeding people today, but with a vision to end hunger tomorrow? We invite you to nominate them! We are looking for nominations of partners and programs that show passion in their client-centered work, are innovative, customer service focused and continually work to ensure no person or family goes to bed hungry.

Who can be considered for Agency of the Year?

Who can make a nomination?

How do I nominate an Agency?

A few notes:

The deadline for nominations is January 31, 2021.


If you have any questions please contact Nancy Carriveau at 701.476.9126 or

2020 Agency of the Year Nomination Form

The Great Plains Food Bank does all things in the spirit of Passion, Service and Innovation. Please share which of these values you are choosing to nominate this partner for.

Please share stories and/or testimonials of how this partner lives this value.

Tell us about the scope of the nominee’s work in hunger relief?

What impact are they making within their community?

Why do you believe this partner deserves to be awarded?

Please share any other comments you see fit to complete this nomination.

What is Agency of the Year?

Each year, the Great Plains Food Bank honors one partner agency - food pantry, shelter or soup kitchen - that has displayed exceptional service in the fight to end hunger over the previous calendar year. Partner agencies are nominated from clients and/or community members before being received and selected by the Great Plains Food Bank.

2019 - Divide County Food Pantry (Crosby, N.D.), Hope Center (Devils Lake, N.D.), Faith Food Ministry (Fargo, N.D.)
2018 - Our Savior Lord's Food Pantry (Max, N.D.)
2017 - The Store House Food Pantry (Grand Forks, N.D.)
2016 - Gackle Area Food Pantry (Gackle, N.D.)
2015 - Mountrail Community Food Pantry (Stanley, N.D.)
2014 - Ministry on the Margins (Bismarck, N.D.)
2013 - Mott Food Pantry (Mott, N.D.)
2012 - May-Port Food Pantry (Mayville, N.D.)
2011 - Cando Area Food Pantry (Cando, N.D.)
2010 - Belfield Medora Food Pantry (Belfield, N.D.)


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