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It’s simple. We’re here for you.

The Blaine Food Bank was established in 1971.

The first food bank operated out of the United Church of Christ. After several moves, the city, Northwood Alliance Church, and Stafholt donated land and Ken Kellar built and donated our current building.


Since the beginning of our operation at our current location Northwood Chapel has proven to be, not only a wonderful neighbor, but a true and valued “silent” partner of the Blaine Food Bank in our effort to provide the most basic of human needs, wholesome nutrition for our neighbors who face hunger.

We are at our current location as a result of the generosity of Northwood Chapel. They gifted us the necessary land for our facility, and use of their parking lot for our volunteers and guests. More recently they gifted us land that allowed us to install a much-needed cooler. We recently approached them once again, for additional land to serve as ‘green space’ that is required for us to replace our tent facility with a larger permanent pole building structure.

Northwood Chapel and the Blaine Food Bank have been in service to our community for decades. We have both evolved through hard work and dedication and in the spirit of unity in community. We are privileged to do the work that we do, and Northwood Chapel, we celebrate you, and are so humbled and grateful to partner with you in offering Hope to struggling individuals and families.


A BIG thank you to local artist Jerry Lange who supported our efforts by donating $650.00, to the Blaine Food Bank that he raised through sales and donations at his exibit during Blaine's first Art Week Studio Tour.

Neighbors helping Neighbors

Thank you Jerry!

Our Volunteers...

Our all-volunteer team works tirelessly to obtain great food for the families that visit us. We are open three days a week to serve our families, but we have trucks on the road 7 days a week throughout the county picking up nutritious food from our donor partners.

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Support from our Community is Vital

We rely on support from our community through our annual “Matching Funds Campaign," local churches providing “milk money” for kids, and the U S Postal Service’s annual “Stamp-Out Hunger Drive."

We also rely on the unbelievable contributions through Blaine Primary, Elementary, Middle, and High School food and penny drives, and our partnership with grocery stores throughout the county.

We are so grateful and appreciative for the outpouring of support we have received during this crisis. Our whole community has wrapped us in their arms and given us the most comforting hug. To all our donors: thank you for what you do to help individuals and families in our community who face hunger and uncertainty. It is with your generosity and caring that we are able to serve. With your support, as long as we are needed, we will be here.