Charity

Beware of Donating to Harvey Victim Scams

Also watch out for fraudulent charitable solicitations that prey on the goodness of people seeking to help those in need

  NATIONAL — People are being advised to watch out for scams in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. They could include unsolicited email, social media messages, crowdfunding pitches or telephone calls promoting investment pools or bonds to help storm victims. Investors are also being warned about bogus water-removal or purification technologies, electricity-generating devices and distressed real estate remediation programs. Also…

Berkshire Hathaway Holds Sunshine Kids Charity Golf Tournament at the Moorhead Country Club

The money raised will go towards sponsoring a one week trip somewhere in the country to sunshine kids in the area with cancer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The greens were filled with golfers for the Sunshine Kids Charity Golf Tournament. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Premier Properties hosted their 10th annual golf tournament at Moorhead Country Club. All proceeds will support the Sunshine Kids Foundation. The tournament was sold out with 40 teams participating. The money raised will go towards sponsoring a one week trip somewhere…

People Climb Over the Edge to Help At-Risk Children

Over the Edge and Charism invited people to conquer the eight story challenge while raising funds and awareness for at risk children

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds walked by the Black Building and gazed up at dozens of people rappelling down the side of the building. The exhilarating and heart pounding climb gave rappellers a once-in-a-lifetime experience while also supporting Charism. “People love downtown Fargo, people love Fargo and their like what a fun thing to bring here to really highlight this great…

How Changes in Washington Could Affect North Dakota Taxpayers

Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what's happening in Washington

FARGO, ND — Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what’s happening in Washington. Congressman Cramer was a part of a Q and A with AFP’s Vice President of external affairs. The organization and the Congressman said it is important to improve the lives of Americans, especially those…

Last United Way Backpack Distribution at the Fargodome

United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were.

FARGO, ND — The United Way School Supply Drive has been underway throughout the summer and backpack distribution is coming to an end. The United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal, thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were. On Saturday, the organization was 60 backpacks short of their goal to serve 5,800…

Mapleton Golf Tournament to Raise Money for Local Boy Fighting Cancer

Proceeds from the Fourth Annual Lynx For Lynx Golf Tournament will benefit Cullen Oothoudt's battle with cancer

MAPLETON, N.D. — Forty teams will battle it out on the golf course to help a local boy with cancer. Lynx Logistics and Lynx Xpress are putting on the Fourth Annual Lynx Links for Cancer on August 18 at Maple River Golf Club in Mapleton. This year, the proceeds go to help four-year-old Cullen Oothoudt, who has been battling a…

Bicyclists Ride to Help People Get Second Chance in Life

Cyclebar raised money to help build a fourth F5 house

FARGO, N.D. — Bicyclists got on the pedals this morning to help give people a second chance in life.  Cyclebar and F5 joined forces to help raise money for the opening of their fourth F5 house. F5 Project is a non–profit organization which helps transition citizens returning from confinement to a new life. Today’s ride was a part of Cyclebar’s…

Brewery Teams Up with Red River Zoo to Help Endangered Animals

The Red River Zoo's zoomobile came to Flatland Brewery to help save endangered animals

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Zoo’s Zoomobile took a trip to a downtown brewery.  Flatland Brewery joined the zoo for an afternoon of outdoor fun. Every hour, staff members gave lessons about their animals and conservation. One dollar from every beer order and 50 cents from every Spicy Pie pizza slice was donated to help save endangered animals. “It’s…

Motorcycle Riders Hit the Road to Raise Money for Veterans’ Families

The ride raises money for the wives and children of veterans killed in the line of duty

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead group is showing people how to give back by cruising along the highway.  As one of the newest Legion Rider chapters, the American Legion in Moorhead is hosting its first motorcycle ride to benefit veterans’ families. “Our first annual freedom, independence and liberty run”, says Duke Johnson, a retired veteran. The chapter started in November…

Thunder Road’s Children’s Charity Day Focuses on Autism

Any tickets purchased today can be used anytime throughout the summer

FARGO, ND — A little bit of rain didn’t stop kids from coming out to Thunder Road for a day filled with fun and to raise money for autism. Children’s Charity Day was held at Thunder Road where you were able to get a summer’s full of tickets all at once. Tickets give you access to mini golf, go carts,…