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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…

Mental Awareness Fair Lets NDSU Students Know They’re Not Alone

The group sets out to tackle mental health issues with young adults across the country

FARGO, N.D. — A group which brings awareness to suicide adds NDSU to the more than 100 colleges they’ve visited. The ALIVE mental health fair taught students at the university about things like PTSD, anxiety and depression. Participants could test their knowledge about mental illness and ask about resources in the area. They had a graffiti board for writing positive…

February is American Heart Month & Fargo is Going Red

Local organizations are celebrating Go Red for Women to raise heart disease awareness

February is American Heart Month and heart disease is the number one killer of women causing one in three deaths each year. Go Red for Women is celebrated on the first Friday of February each year and Fargo is one of the many cities that have been holding events throughout the day to bring awareness to heart disease. “Way more…

Perfect Weather for “Icing the Stigma”

Davies High School DECA students held an ice skating fundraiser to raise mental illness awareness

FARGO, N.D. — Students of Davies High School invited the community to come out and ice skate for mental health awareness.  A group of Davies High School DECA students set up “Ice the Stigma” to raise funds for those struggling with mental illnesses. They even poured free cups of hot chocolate. “Personally struggling with mental illnesses and having lots of…