Charity

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…

Salvation Army Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Meal

The meal is traditionally served the day before Thanksgiving so staff members and volunteers can enjoy the holiday with family

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army continues a Thanksgiving Day tradition by serving a big meal on the day before the holiday. The charity opened its doors for its annual Thanksgiving meal for the less–fortunate in the community. The meal included turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and pumpkin pie. The Salvation Army staff says they know the community appreciates having a…

“The Christmas Gift” Fashion Show Helping Local Families this Holiday Season

The Christmas Gift has raised over one million dollars since its start in 1990.

FARGO, N.D. — The holidays are all about giving back and spreading holiday cheer. The organization, The Christmas Gift, embodies just that. Each year it raises money to help a struggling family’s holiday dreams come true. The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear and tonight, The Christmas Gift is giving people a chance…

Miss America Raises Money for Charity at Fargo Clothing Store

Bismarck-native Cara Mund stopped by Laurie's clothing in south Fargo to raise money for Children's Miracle Network

FARGO, N.D. — The reigning Miss America Cara Mund, a native of Bismarck, stopped in Fargo to raise money for charity. Laurie’s, a fine clothing store in south Fargo, invited the public to a meet–and–greet with Cara. The stored accepted donations and gave 20 percent of their sales to the Children’s Miracle Network. Cara says she feels honored that the…

Local Business Shreds Sensitive Documents for a Good Cause

Record Keepers offered their document shredding service for a donation to the United Way

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo business is offering its documents shredding services to help out charities across the Metro. Record Keepers is offering its document shredding services to the public for a donation to United Way of Cass–Clay. The public can bring up to four boxes full of documents or two computer hard drives to shred. The company says the…

World Mental Health Day: Royal Family Helping Bring Awareness to the Struggles of Mental Health

the princes say, their jobs aren't over yet

  LONDON — Two members of the royal family honored World Mental Health Day at St. James’ palace by talking about their charity organization, Head’s Together. William, the Duke of Cambridge and his brother, Prince Harry, hosted a reception and also honored those who have helped make their charity grow by helping change the conversation about mental health. The Heads…

KISS Members Reunite in Minnesota

Simmons posted this picture of the twosome to his Facebook page

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Original KISS members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited in Minnesota. Simmons posted this picture of the twosome to his Facebook page. They came to St. Paul’s CHS field to play Wednesday night in their first show together in 16 years. The event was a hurricane relief benefit that Simmons helped organize for a…

Sundog Holds Second Annual Block Party in Support of the United Way

Sundog is a marketing and technology company based in Fargo.

FARGO, ND — People had the chance to enjoy a little grilling and support the United Way in the process. For $5, people could get some brats, burgers and chips at Sundog Interactive’s second annual block party to support United Way. Sundog is a marketing and technology company based in Fargo. The block party is only one part of the…

Red Cross Ready to Help Victims of Hurricane Irma

The organization still needs monetary donations to help those impacted by the hurricane

FARGO, N.D. — Eleven days after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, another powerful hurricane takes aim at the United States. Hurricane Irma is forecasted to be near South Florida early Sunday morning.  The storm is tracking to make a catastrophic landfall on U.S. soil sometime within the next seven days. The Red Cross has volunteers deployed in the Southeast…