Charity

Muscatell Subaru Donates Nearly $15,000 to Ronald McDonald House

They've donated over $56,000 to Ronald McDonald House over three years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Muscatell Subaru presented a check to Ronald McDonald House with proceeds from the “Share the Love” event. It’s held every year, and $250 from every new car sold or leased goes towards a charity of the buyer’s choice. This year’s check was $14,848. In over three years, Muscatell Subaru has donated $56,216 to Ronald McDonald House. The charity…

Burning at Orangetheory Fitness for Derrick Jacobs; How the Community is Honoring Him One Year Later

Hearts were heavy on January 6th of 2018...but one year later, the right kinds of celebrations are in place for Derrick Jacobs

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, Derrick Jacobs of Fargo took his own life. Now 365 days later, friends and family are working out together to honor his memory. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen shows us how Orangetheory is more than just a work out. Hearts were heavy on January 6th of 2018…but one year later, the right kinds of celebrations are…

RDO Presents “Caters Taters” Check Worth Over $83,300 to Great Plains Food Bank

RDO's Caters Taters for Charity has been going on for 19 years

FARGO, N.D. — RDO presented a check of the proceeds from last week’s “Caters Taters for Charity” to the Great Plains Food Bank. RDO raised over $83,300 at the event and all of the money will go towards fighting hunger. Caters Taters included a potato lunch, raffle, and door prizes. RDO is the largest potato grower in North America. Caters Taters…

Family Wellness Celebrates Giving Tuesday with Charity Opportunities

All donations will go to the gym's Inspire Wellness Initiative

FARGO, N.D. – You can join in on the charitable spirit of Giving Tuesday through opportunities at Fargo’s Family Wellness. Until 11:00 Tuesday night, Family Wellness is selling fitness cards, baked goodies, and is accepting donations in-person. You can donate online until midnight. All donations will go to the gym’s Inspire Wellness Initiative, a program aimed at supporting healthy lifestyles….

Chick-fil-A in Fargo Teams Up with Carson Wentz’s AO1 Foundation

$1 per every chicken sandwich meal sold will go to Wentz's foundation Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Carson Wentz teams up with Fargo’s Chick–fil–A for a special deal tomorrow. For every chicken sandwich meal sold tomorrow, Chick–fil–A will donate $1 to Wentz’s Audience of One (AO1) Foundation. Wentz founded the AO1 Foundation last year to help underprivileged youths, the physically disabled, and veterans. Chick–fil–A West Acres owner/operator Kimberly Flamm jumped at the chance to help…

Serving Up Pie for Area Charity

Trinity Lutheran Church holds its annual Salad and Pie Luncheon

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A congregation at one local church gathered to help an area charity. The annual Salad and Pie Luncheon was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in downtown Moorhead. Hundreds gathered for a meal provided by the church. Our own Alison Voorhees and Rob Kupec helped serve coffee and clean up. This year, the proceeds will go towards The…

Kappa Sigma of MSUM Holds 5K to Support Veterans Honor Flight

The inaugural 5K brings out more than 30 runners

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Many runners in Moorhead laced up their sneakers to compete in a 5K run and also supported a good cause. The event was the first of its kind hosted by the Kappa Sigma fraternity at MSUM. Proceeds from the event went towards the Veterans Honor Flight of Minnesota and North Dakota. The brothers at Kappa Sigma say they…

Students at NDSU Swing Outside for 72 Straight Hours to Raise Money

Members of Tau Kappa Epsilon and Kappa Delta at NDSU to raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

FARGO, N.D. — Even in the cold weather, several NDSU students are braving out the elements to raise money for juvenile cancer treatment. The Tau Kappa Epsilon and Kappa Delta chapters at NDSU team up to host their annual Swing–A–Thon for patients at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude was founded by Tau Kappa Epsilon alumnus Danny Thomas. For 72…

Walmart Holds Food Drive for MLK50 Acts of Service

Donations will go to the New Life Center and YWCA

FARGO, N.D. — Walmart is asking customers to donate food as part of “MLK50 Acts of Service.” The food drive will run through April 4. There is a donation box at the entrance of the Walmart on 13th Ave. People can donate non–perishable food, and donations will go to the New Life Center and YWCA. Organizers say they wanted the drive…

NDSU Raises Money to Support Student With Brain Tumor

The school raised $5600 to help Tyler Robertson receive treatment for his Glioblastoma

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a record high for the eighth annual “Battle of the Cents–es” at NDSU. The College of Health Professions and College of Engineering collected over $5600. Last year’s event raised nearly $4400. All of the money collected will support Tyler Robertson. The 2016 graduate of West Fargo High School attended NDSU to study mechanical engineering. But following…