Pop-Up Perishable program returns to Dunn County July 10

 

Trucks supplying fresh vegetables, bakery items and boxed goods will be in the communities of Dunn Center, Halliday and Beulah on Wednesday, July 10, part of the Great Plains Food Bank Pop-up Perishable Food Program.
According to a program spokesman, anyone in need of food assistance is welcome to attend and receive food at no cost.
The Pop-up Perishable Food Program will stop on Wednesday, July 10, in Dunn Center in the parking lot of the Dunn Center Fire Hall (44 Central Avenue South) from 10:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. (Mountain Time); in Halliday in the parking lot of Halliday Assembly of God (220 Railroad Street East) from 11:15 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. (Mountain Time.
“Many of our clients live in rural areas and we understand the importance of making fresh and nutritious food readily available,” said Rachel Monge, who serves as regional service manager for the Great Plains Food Bank for western North Dakota.
“Our Mobile Food Pantry and Pop-up Perishable Food Program bring trucks full of food directly into these communities and gives them a convenient opportunity to get the food they need.
“One in nine in North Dakota struggle with not enough food to eat each day and these programs provide them a convenient option.”
Individuals attending either distribution are asked to bring with any plastic bags or boxes to take food home with them.
The Mobile Food Pantry and Perishable Food Distribution are two programs of the Great Plains Food Bank bringing fresh food and produce into rural communities.
struggling with access to food assistance. Each year the programs combine to distribute more than 800,000 pounds of food at more than 40 stops across North Dakota and Clay County, Minn.

 

POP-UP PERISHABLE FOOD PROGRAM
DISTRIBUTION TIMES AND LOCATIONS

Wednesday, July 10
Dunn Center
Dunn Center Fire Hall
(44 Central Avenue S)

10:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. (Mountain Time)

 

Halliday
Assembly of God
(220 Railroad Avenue E)
11:15 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Beulah
New Life Worship Center

(416 7th Street Northwest)
2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. (Central Time)

About Great Plains Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry and Pop-up Perishable Food Program
Established in 2008, the Mobile Food Pantry and Perishable Food Distribution are two programs of the Great Plains Food Bank bringing fresh food and produce into rural communities struggling with access to food assistance. Each year the programs combine to distribute more than 800,000 pounds of food at more than 40 stops across North Dakota and Clay County, Minn. A full schedule of mobile food pantry sites along with additional information can be found HERE.

For more information on Mobile Food Pantry and Pop-up Perishable Food Program distributions in eastern North Dakota contact: Rachel Monge at 701-390-2513 or rmonge@greatplainsfoodbank.org.

For more information on Mobile Food Pantry and Pop-up Perishable Food Program distributions in eastern North Dakota contact: Anna Johnson at 701.361.1004 or ajohnson@greatplainsfoodbank.org.

About the Great Plains Food Bank
Now it its 36th year, the Great Plains Food Bank serves as North Dakota’s only food bank. Its partner network includes 213 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, through its partners and programs, have distributed more than 185 million pounds of food to children, seniors, and families in need. The Great Plains Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network and was named the Not-for-Profit of the Year for 2018 by the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce.

 

CONTACT
Website: www.greatplainsfoodbank.org
Twitter: @NDFoodBank

Facebook: facebook.com/GreatPlainsFoodBank


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