CCRI

FM Crusaders Deliver Food to Those in Need at CCRI

FARGO, N.D.–Like many organizations, CCRI has been going through many changes and challenges due to COVID-19. When one of CCRI’s food suppliers was late on a shipment, the organization asked the community for help. Clubs like FM Crusaders and individual donors delivered food to the vulnerable in the community. “The Crusaders called and said ‘what do you need?’ And before…

“It means I can have more social life, more friends” CCRI Hosts Prom

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Prom season is here for people of all abilities. Creative Care For Reaching Independence in Moorhead host its annual prom earlier tonight. The dance was held at the Courtyard By Mariott. A full volunteer glam squad made prom-goers look their best before the big night. The group will get the full prom experience including a DJ and a…

F-M Crusaders Host 44th Annual Bike Show and Fundraiser

They're raising money to help CCRI in Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. — Motorcycle enthusiasts are riding over to the Delta Hotel to check out the latest bikes. The Fargo–Moorhead Crusaders are hosting their 44th annual bike show, which has over 60 motorcycles on display. Along with the show floor, the group is also holding live and silent auctions to help CCRI in Moorhead. Organizers say this is their unique way…

An Unbreakable Bond: CCRI Gives New Home to Four Best Friends

they've been friends and roommates for ten years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sometimes it doesn’t take a lot to forge an unbreakable bond another with person. For David, Greg, Brad and Lane, it’s been both a friendship and a home they’ve shared for ten years. But that almost came to an end about a year ago. “We started seeing some mobility issues with David and as you can see, Brad…

Caters for Taters Brings All the Potato Lovers Out for Hunger Relief

More than 3,000 potatoes were served

FARGO, N.D. — Potato lovers from around the metro came together to raise money for Great Plains Food Bank. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how enjoying some taters is going to go a long way. A well-oiled assembly line of baked potatoes comes after a simple idea 18 years ago. “We were doing harvest of potatoes and some of our employees…

Team CCRI Takes on the Fargo Marathon 5K

The team has about 200 people, and they've been doing the marathon for nine years

FARGO, N.D. — Team CCRI took on the Fargo Marathon 5K. CCRI, or Creative Care for Reaching Independence, is a non–profit that helps people with disabilities. The team had about 200 hundred people take part in the race, and this is the ninth year they’ve been doing it. Some participants have done it all nine years, or as Shena Holtgrewe describes…

People Dive Into Freezing Water to Help Those With Disabilities

CCRI hosted their fifth annual Polar Plunge

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the community waded into freezing water to support others with disabilities. Creative Care for Reaching Independence (CCRI) hosted their annual Polar Plunge in Moorhead. People had to pay or donate at least $75 for the privilege of diving into a pool of water on a cold February day. CCRI says that they’re happy to be…

Superheroes Large and Small Help CCRI Break Down Barriers

A super power you don't often think of is at the heart of these runners

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Superheroes are known for battling villains and breaking down barriers. For one Moorhead organization, the bad guy worth fighting is the idea that those with disabilities can’t live a full life. Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes “I think the youngest person we support right now is 18-months-old and our oldest is 86,” said CCRI’s…

LIVE: CCRI’s SuperHero and SideKick Run

Helping Kids and Adults with Disabilities Live Full Lives

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Super Heroes are known for battling villains and breaking down barriers. For one Moorhead organization, the bad guy worth fighting is the idea that those with disabilities can’t live a full life. KVRR’s Shiina LoSciuto joins us live from CCRI’s annual Super Hero and Side Kick run. Categories: Business, Community, Health, Local News, Minnesota News, News Landing…

Smiles Shine Bright at “City Of Lights” CCRI Prom

The group dedicated to helping those with disabilities put on a special night

MOORHEAD, Minn.– At least once a year, there’s a chance for a Moorhead group to dress up and be in the spotlight. More than 100 people enter the “City of Lights”, this year’s theme for the CCRI Prom. Each pair gets their own moment by being introduced and walking through the doors at Courtyard by Marriott. Some didn’t get this…