For every $1 you donate, 4 meals are provided.
End hunger by making a financial contribution to North Country Food Bank, Inc. Your tax deductible donations go further when you donate to North Country, where $1=4 meals. See all the ways you can make a financial contribution.
North Country Food Bank offers a variety of opportunities for individuals and organizations to get involved with hunger relief work through food donations. We depend on our amazing food industry partners for much of the food distributed to those in need throughout northwestern Minnesota.
Benefits of partnering with North Country Food Bank:
Support your local community and local neighbors via hunger relief
Cost Savings: Product disposal fees are reduced, tax savings
Free up your dry storage, refrigeration, freezer, and warehouse floor space by donating your unwanted inventory
Convenience: flexible and free pickup from a local agency or the food bank
Shows your customers your commitment to helping others
Reduce waste by donating food instead of sending it to landfills
Donors are Protected by the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act. The law protects good-faith food donors from civil and criminal liability.
Our warehouse handles large quantities of food, typically by the pallet. Individuals and organizations can get involved in our hunger-relief work locally. Find information on the products we accept along with how you can make a donation below.
Types of Donations we Accept:
Close to Date items
Reclamation or Salvage
Frozen & Refrigerated Foods
Prepared or Perishable items
Out of Code Items (with extended Use-by dates)
Test Product Inventory
Please consider donating to your local food shelf. Local food donations made to a food shelf partner by individuals and organizations/businesses should refer to our Food Donation Guidelines.
North Country Food Bank serves 21 counties in northwest and west central Minnesota and part of Grand Forks, North Dakota.