awareness

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…

Gooseberry Park 5K Brings Awareness to Stillbirth Prevention

Families are running to create change at the fourth annual Mary–Alice 5K

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local non–profit is showing people in the metro how prevention exists for stillbirth.  They feel the most important step is educating the community. People from the Valley are coming together to melt away the stigma associated with pregnancy loss. “This is a really great place for families to come and have some fun in honor of…

Rape and Abuse Crisis Center Holds Pinwheels for Peace Project

The Pinwheels for Peace project is set up all over the metro to show the many cases of sexual abuse

FARGO, N.D. — Pinwheels are spinning all over the metro in order to bring awareness to abuse. The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center holds their Pinwheels for Peace project in the last week of April each year. Six hundred and twelve pinwheels are set up on the NDSU campus, Island Park, Veterans Boulevard and on Concordia’s campus. The pinwheels signify the…

Students Encourage their Peers to “Listen to the Environment”

Fargo North students sold miniature cacti to raise awareness for the environment ahead of Earth Day

FARGO, N.D. — Earth Day is this Saturday and students at Fargo North High School are getting a jump start on the event. The school’s environment club is selling miniature succulent plants and cacti and entering students into a drawing to win a pair of Beats headphones. It’s all a part of the club’s message to help students to listen…