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Space Aliens Hosts Jeff Maddock Benefit

The benefit is part of the restaurant's "Space Aliens Helping Earthlings" program

FARGO, N.D. — Space Aliens Grill & Bar in Fargo is giving back to the community, one local cause at a time. It’s hosting a benefit for Jeff Maddock. The Fargo man is fighting a rare form of leukemia. All day today, if you eat at Space Aliens and show the Jeff Maddock Benefit letter on Facebook or Twitter, the…

Community, Performers Support Fargo Woman Fighting Incurable Disease

Shannon Neece is battling an autoimmune disease called ankylosing spondylitis

FARGO, N.D. — The community and some major performers came together to support one woman who’s fighting an incurable disease. Shannon Neece is battling an autoimmune disease called ankylosing spondylitis and her surgeries and medications are extremely expensive. Her benefit included performances from comedian Fred Bevill and rock band Eagles of Death Metal. Neece and her husband, radio personality Mike Waters,…

Getting By With a Little Help From Her Friends; Rock and Roll Fan Battles Autoimmune Disease

"But the one I need for Ankylosing Spondylitis to slow it down, is the cosentyx, and that is $6,000 a month"

FARGO, N.D. — A proud Fargo rock fan says good friends and music can help you get through some of life’s toughest battles. Take a look at how her friends are combining some of her favorite things to take one burden off her shoulders. Since she was a teenager, Shannon Neece has been misdiagnosed. It wasn’t until recently, she is…

Hunter Community Supports Man Who Suffered From Blood Clot in Brain, Infection

Moen was diagnosed last summer

HUNTER, N.D. — A benefit called “Go Red for Randy” is supporting a a much–loved person in the community. Last summer, Randy Moen constantly had terrible headaches. He eventually went to the ER. It turns out he had a blood clot in his brain and an infection. “My surgeon took part of my skull off. Some infection there. They threw that away,…

#ANDOSTRONG Brings Community Together to Fight Medical Bills: Fighting Glioblastoma

What they didn't realize was the skyrocketing price of their medical bills.

FARGO, N.D. — One Fargo man’s world has been flipped upside down this past year. “He’s an incredible father and brother, friend and son, and a great member of the community,” said Jamie Anderson, Travis’ sister. And that became obvious as hundreds of people piled into Shotgun Sally’s to support the Anderson family. “I get teary eyes just seeing everyone…

The Money You Spend on These Items Ensures Workers Receive a Living Wage

First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you’re looking to spend money that ensures workers receive a living wage, we have just the place for you. First Congregational Church of Christ in Moorhead is selling all different types of fair trade goods that communities benefit from. Not only can you walk away with something new to add to your home or wardrobe, but…

Community Rallies Behind 6-Year-Old Boy Fighting Rare Form of Leukemia

A benefit for him included a silent auction, bake sale, and other activities

FARGO, N.D. — The community is rallying behind a 6–year–old who’s fighting for his life. Six months ago, Grantley Johnson was diagnosed with acute myeloblastic leukemia, which is rare in children. “You don’t know what to say, you don’t know what to think, it completely turns everything upside down and everything you thought was going to happen, it’s not there anymore,”…

Community Comes Together to Support Solberg Family

Steven Solberg has Crohn's Disease, his newborn daughter can't hear

FARGO, N.D. — A community puts on a free–will pancake breakfast and raffles off prizes to raise money for a Fargo family who just can’t seem to catch a break. Steven Solberg has been battling Crohn’s Disease, which causes inflammation in the digestive tract, since 2015. “He was getting treatments and they wouldn’t work and that’s when he had to go…

Grand Forks Community Rallies Behind Young Girl With Rare Form of Cancer Fighting for her Life

Her family hopes to raise enough money to make her home handicap-accessible

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Emma Basting is only 2 years old, but last December, she was diagnosed with a form of cancer that many doctors hadn’t even heard of. ” very, very rare. I can’t remember the exact percentage, but it’s way below 1 percent,” John Basting, Emma’s uncle, said. Hundreds of people in Grand Forks came to a benefit to…

“61 for 61” Events Benefit Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center

Funds raised will go towards a variety of programs

FARGO, N.D. –Sanford is having several activities this weekend as part of their “61 for 61” events that benefit the Roger Maris Cancer Center. Today, they had a radio–thon with 107.9 The Fox, a local radio station. Funds raised during all the events will go towards support programs, amenities for patients, clinical research, and training for staff. The fundraiser is…