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Stopping the Increase of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The Native American community in Fargo lost one of their own this year and many other women are stilling missing throughout North Dakota

FARGO, ND — The Native American community in Fargo lost one of their own this year and many other women are stilling missing throughout North Dakota. The community is trying to stop the increase of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. The rate of violent crime for Native Americans is twice the national average. “It’s really happening right here in Fargo….

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Launches Holiday Donation Event

They're also accepting non-perishable food items, home supplies and other everyday items

FARGO, ND — Local businesses are teaming up with Golden Drive Homeless Kids to help give presents to kids in need in the valley. Places like Culver’s, Bell State Bank and KVRR are putting out donation boxes to encourage people to donate toys. They’re also accepting non-perishable food items, home supplies and other everyday items. Sue Baron, the leader of…

Concordia College Works to End the Mental Health Stigma

Intramural volleyball players began a week of events for Mental Health Awareness Week

MOORHEAD, Minn — Students at Concordia College are serving up a week of ways to end the stigma of mental health. Their intramural volleyball teams kicked off the schools series of events for Mental Health Awareness Week. Leaders of the initiative said this and tomorrow’s yoga classes are ways to discuss how mental and physical health intertwine. They said they’re…

Northwestern Mutual Cycling for a Cause

Whether you are a first time rider or a cycling enthusiast, all are encouraged to pay $25 per seat

FARGO, ND — Cyclebar is partnering up with Northwestern Mutual to host a fundraiser in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. After employees at Northwestern Mutual found out a coworker was diagnosed with breast cancer, they decided to hold a fundraiser to raise funds and awareness for her disease. Whether you are a first time rider or a cycling enthusiast,…

10th Annual Cuts for a Cure

The funds will support the Edith Sanford Breast Center for Cancer Research

  FARGO, ND — When it comes to getting your hair done there are all types of styles and colors. “Men’s, kids, women’s, perms, cuts, whatever you’re in need of,” said Lori Kjelland, the Salon manager. Regardless of your choice, you can walk out with a fresh look while supporting people with breast cancer. “To help others in the community,”…

JDRF One Walk in the Fight to Find a Cure for Type I Diabetes

This year's walk is Sunday, September 24th at Scheels Arena

FARGO, ND — KVRR is partnering with a group trying to find a cure for Type I diabetes. We are a sponsor of this year’s JDRF “One Walk”. Groups are raising money for research to find a cure and raise awareness of Type I diabetes. April Stastny is a JDRF ambassador for the event. She said Type I diabetes is…

People Climb Over the Edge to Help At-Risk Children

Over the Edge and Charism invited people to conquer the eight story challenge while raising funds and awareness for at risk children

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds walked by the Black Building and gazed up at dozens of people rappelling down the side of the building. The exhilarating and heart pounding climb gave rappellers a once-in-a-lifetime experience while also supporting Charism. “People love downtown Fargo, people love Fargo and their like what a fun thing to bring here to really highlight this great…

2017 Rise Above Seizures Walk at Hoping to Stomp Out Epilepsy

Hundreds participated in the 2017 Rise Above Seizures walk

FARGO, ND –The Fargo-Moorhead area is looking to stomp out Epilepsy at the 2017 Rise Above Seizures walk. Hundreds of people gathered at Scheels Arena to show support and raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation. People are cheering, supporting and walking to stomp out epilepsy at the 2017 Rise Above Seizures Walk. They are hoping to spread the word and…

Dilworth Family Sets Up Lemonade Stand to Help Kids Buy School Supplies

After a Dilworth family became inspired by a philanthropic lemonade stand, they decided to set up their own

DILWORTH, Minn. — After a Dilworth family became inspired by a philanthropic lemonade stand, they decided to set up their own. Giggles and Wiggles held their fifth annual lemonade stand this morning. Kevin and Brooke Spaulding decided to continue the tradition at the Loco Daze Parade with their three kids. Family and friends decked out in United Way shirts, set…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids to Hold Annual Community Event Sunday

Organizer Sue Baron said the biggest benefit is raising awareness about homelessness in our backyards

WEST FARGO, ND — People are coming together to shine a light on what they call an overlooked problem in our community, child homelessness. Golden Drive Homeless Kids is hosting its 5TH annual community event and bike run in the parking lot of Sandy’s Donuts in West Fargo. The group will be collecting donations and supplies for homeless children and…