Charity

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…

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…