Pop-up Perishable Food Program to make stop in Bottineau Feb. 16

Trucks supplying fresh fruit, vegetables, shelf-stable items and more will be in Bottineau on Friday, Feb. 16, as part of the Great Plains Food Bank Pop-up Perishable Food Program. Anyone in need of food assistance in the community or neighboring communities are welcome to attend and receive food at no cost.

The Pop-up Perishable Food Program will make its stop on Feb. 16, in the Shopko parking lot (1103 11th Street East) in Bottineau from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

“The Pop-up Perishable Food Program fills a strong need and puts food directly into the hands of those that need it most,” Great Plains Food Bank Regional Services Manager Rachel Monge, who services Mobile Food Pantries and the Pop-up Perishable Food Program in western North Dakota, said. “This is all about convenience for the consumer. They know exactly when and where there will be fresh and nutritious food available. We want to make it as easy as we can for those who need help to be able to get it.”

Individuals attending the distribution are asked to bring with any go-green bags or boxes to take food home with them.

A full schedule of upcoming Mobile Food Pantry and Pop-up Perishable Food Program including additional information can be found at greatplainsfoodbank.org.