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North Dakota Hunger Coalition

The Creating a Hunger Free North Dakota Coalition (CHFND) was founded in 2009 with the vision of “a hunger free North Dakota.” Membership is open to any organization, business, agency, non-profit, faith-based organization, government entity or individual that supports the vision and purpose of the Coalition. Click here to view the list of current coalition members.

Although the state of North Dakota currently is experiencing good economic times, not everyone is sharing in the prosperity. In 2010, one in 11 North Dakotans, 40 percent of whom are children, sought access to the charitable feeding network supplied by the Great Plains Food Bank. Hunger advocates and charitable feeding providers in North Dakota have come together to plan how to fill gaps and address challenges in connecting hungry people with food.

CHFND Coalition members developed a strategic long-term plan detailing action in four main areas:

The CHFND Strategic Plan may be found by clicking here

The CHFND Coalition was formed in 2009 to:

Healthy North Dakota is helping to keep the coalition connected and on task. Please contact coordinator, K. Ehrens, for more information at 701.223.2616 or