Food Drop

Our Goals

North Country’s Mission

Ending hunger across communities through leadership and collaboration.


People experiencing hunger are at the center of everything we do.

We create an inclusive culture that welcomes and respects the diversity of people we serve, employees, and volunteers, and that honors the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals.

We build and foster a culture of continuous improvement.

We work in partnership with local communities and our peers to improve nutrition and promote food security.

Core Strategies

Expand programs to deliver more nutritious food throughout our service area.

Invest in organizational growth and greater sustainability.

Invest in community education and engagement.

Grow, enhance, and engage the Board of Directors.

Our Outcomes

Measuring Impact in 2023

North Country’s rescue and distribution of food and the engagement of communities in our fight against hunger allowed us to provide nearly 5.2 million meals to friends, family and neighbors in need in 2023.

Food Distribution

pounds of food were distributed in 2023

Providing nutritious meals for nearly 5.2 million neighbors in need.
This is a 15% increase over 2022.

Produce Distribution

pounds of fresh product in 2023

An increase of nearly 60% over the previous year!

Fantastic Volunteers

We're so thankful for the volunteers that provide much-needed help and support.

volunteers in 2023
hours of service

Program Funding

  • Program Services

  • Management & General

  • Fundraising


Revenue, Support & Expenses

View 990 Returns - 2021, 2020

Monetary Support 2022 2023
Agency Share$364,965$347,656
Donated Product$5,303,738$5,785,537
Purchased Product$1,085,533$1,959,635
Total Revenue & Support$10,779,461$11,802,030
Program Expenses 2022 2023
Product & Freight$8,753,039$9,931,005
Facility & Transportation$537,139$489,855
Management & General$341,995$351,938
Total Expenses$10,417,399$11,700,430
Ncfb Service Area

We Serve

North Country Food Bank serves 21 counties in northwest and west central Minnesota and part of Grand Forks, North Dakota.