Charity

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…

Dakota Medical Foundation Donates $10,000 to Two Community-Minded Companies

Scheels Minot and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota receive grants

FARGO, N.D. –For the first time, Dakota Medical Foundation gave two organizations a little push before Giving Hearts Day. Scheels in Minot and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota each received $5,000 grants to donate to various other organizations. The two companies were chosen based on how passionate their employees were about Giving Hearts Day. Scheels will give $1,000…

The Great North Pole Event Gives Families in the F-M Area an Early Christmas Gift

The First Ever Great North Pole Event Strives To Provide Families Essentials To Get Them Through The Holidays

FARGO, ND — The Great North Pole is making sure children and families in need can experience the joy of Christmas and the holiday season. For the past couple of months, money and items have been donated for the local non-profit’s first ever event. Volunteers have packed boxes, which include household items, food, and toys. The boxes will then go…