Charity

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…

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…