Auction at ends on Dec. 16 at 6 p.m.

    Finally, an online auction you can feel good about overspending or overpaying on during the holiday season. North Country Food Bank, Inc. is currently holding an online fundraising auction.  The auction ends on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m.  You can find the “North Country Food Bank, Inc. Holiday Fundrasier” auction at under the “On Line Now” tab.  Auctions are listed in order by ending date.

    This auction features many great items and gift certificates donated by local and regional business and residents. Get your Christmas shopping done, while helping those who struggle with hunger at the same time! K-Bid, a company that specializes in online auctions, has generously agreed to provide the online venue for this auction free of charge. There are no buyer’s premiums or additional charges.  100% of the proceeds from this auction will go directly to North Country, and be used to help fund the purchase of a 53-foot refrigerated semi-trailer.

    North Country provides emergency food assistance to over 250 charitable organizations in 21 counties in northwest and west central Minnesota, including food shelves, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, senior centers, and backpack programs, to name a few.  

    “We are committed to making sure that every hungry neighbor has plenty to eat during the holidays and every day.  But, we cannot do it without the support of the public and the communities we serve,” said Susie Novak, executive director of North Country Food Bank, Inc.   

    Each dollar donated to North Country by purchasing items in this online fundraising auction can provide up to five meals for someone in our community at risk of hunger.  You can help by simply submitting a winning bid.

    For additional information about the online auction or how you can help, visit