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United Way Needs Community’s Help to Collect 500 Backpacks for Kids

It's part of their School Supply Drive

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe United Way of Cass-Clay needs the community’s help to collect 6,000 backpacks for their School Supply Drive. They’re just 500 backpacks short of their goal. United Way also needs more donations of scissors and college-ruled notebooks. This is the 20th year of the school supply drive. Last year, United Way collected 58-hundred backpacks for students from 65…

Anonymous Donor Makes a Christmas Miracle for the Great Plains Food Bank

The agency has been busy making deliveries of backpacks to schools for children who have been on the waiting list

FARGO, ND — Great Plains Food Bank is loading up a truck full of supplies for hungry kids in the area, thanks to a generous donor. An anonymous donor asked Great Plains what needed to be done to help children this holiday season. The food bank said they needed a truck for supplies and the donor bought a new truck…

Thomsen Homes Donates to Great Plains Food Bank

$48,000 check presented to Great Plains Food Bank to help with BackPack program

FARGO, N.D. — Thomsen Homes in Fargo is doing its part to make sure kids aren’t going hungry. The custom home builder company handed over a check of $48,000 to Great Plains Food Bank. Earlier this month, Thomsen Homes committed to giving $500 per house closing to go to the BackPack program. That money is enough to supply 100 backpacks…

Ellen Hopkins Elementary Students Engage in War Over Donations to the United Way

Ellen Hopkins Elementary School Participated in United Way of Cass Clay's Penny War Fundraiser

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Elementary students in Moorhead collected thousands of pennies as part of a United Way Penny War Fundraiser. Ellen Hopkins Elementary raised nearly 1,500 dollars which will benefit United Way’s backpack program. Senorita Cobbs 2nd Grade Class was the winner of the competition. Students were encouraged to donate their spare pennies to their class, and as part of…

Last United Way Backpack Distribution at the Fargodome

United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were.

FARGO, ND — The United Way School Supply Drive has been underway throughout the summer and backpack distribution is coming to an end. The United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal, thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were. On Saturday, the organization was 60 backpacks short of their goal to serve 5,800…

United Way Distributes Backpacks Full of School Supplies to Needy Students

The United Way School Supply Drive has been going on through the summer and families are ready to pick up their supplies.

FARGO, N.D. — From their fifth annual lemonade stand to accepting donations, United Way has been hard at work gathering school supplies for the upcoming school year. The 19th Annual United Way School Supply Drive has been going on throughout the summer and kids and families are ready to pick up their supplies. “We are so incredibly grateful for all…

United Way Stuffing Backpacks to Help Students in the Upcoming School Year

United Way still needs about 350 backpacks to be donated in order to reach their goal of helping 5,800 kids.

FARGO, ND — The United Way School Supply Drive is getting ready for their first backpack distribution this year. Volunteers are busy preparing at the Fargodome by filling the backpacks. So far 45% of the backpacks have been packed and filled with school supplies for the upcoming school year. United Way Emerging Leaders along with parents and youth came out…