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With Food, We Thrive

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Many Ways To Help

There are many ways to get involved at the Emergency Food Pantry. Whether you choose to share your time, food, or financial resources, you can make a difference in the lives of people experiencing hunger in our community.

Fill Our Shelves

Current Needs

  • Rice (1 lb. white or brown rice)
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Toilet paper
  • Bar soap
  • Diapers (Size 5 or 6)
  • Dish soap
  • Laundry soap
  • Toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body Wash

Accepted Items

  • Canned and packaged foods in original, unopened packaging (preferably no glass).
  • Garden produce
  • Hygiene items (unused, in original packaging), such as soap, toothpaste, and shampoo
  • Plastic, paper, and fabric grocery bags

Drop-Off Locations

Donations are currently being accepted at the Emergency Food Pantry, located at ​1101 4th Avenue North in Fargo, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you are not able to drop off items during these hours, donation baskets are also located at F-M Hornbacher’s, F-M Family Fare, and F-M Cash Wise.


Please click the button below, print and mail the donation form to us with your donation.

Mail Donation Form

Make a Donation

Don’t have any items to donate? Support our pantry with a financial donation.

Why donate? Financial donations allow us the flexibility to purchase items as we need them. They also cover the costs of storing, processing, and delivering items to those experiencing hunger.

How to Donate? It’s easy! Just mail, drop off, or donate online,


Leave A Legacy

By making a one-time donation of $21, you can feed a family for one week. By including the Emergency Food Pantry in your long-term giving plans, you can feed our community for generations. 

Work with the Emergency Food Pantry and your financial advisor to learn how you can leave a legacy of hope, health, and healing. Options include, and are not limited to:

*Since we are a nonprofit organization, your donations are tax deductible.

Stock & Holdings

Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way to support the Emergency Food Pantry.

Gifts of Estate

By including the Emergency Food Pantry in your will or estate plan, you can help create a community that your children and grandchildren will be proud to inherit.

Memorial Contributions

Honor the life of your loved one by contributing to a mission that they cared about.

Endowment Fund Contributions

Your gift to the Emergency Food Pantry’s endowment fund ensures that we can continue to feed our community for many years to come.

Donor-Advised Funds

Make a tax-deductible contribution to the Emergency Food Pantry through a donor-advised fund now, or recommend a gift later when the time is right.

Employee Match Programs

Many businesses and organizations offer employee match programs. Talk to your employer about maximizing your contribution to the Emergency Food Pantry!

Be A Volunteer

There are many ways to support the Emergency Food Pantry. Whether you prefer to sort food at the pantry, organize a food or fund drive, or assist with maintenance work and food distribution, we have a volunteer opportunity for you.


Be A Business Partner

When people are fed, communities thrive. By partnering with the Emergency Food Pantry, your business or organization can make the Red River Valley a healthier, safer, and more equitable place for all residents.

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