Charity

Fargo Cyclers Ride to Help Ex-Cons Find a Fresh Start

Cyclebar offered a charity ride to help people returning from confinement

FARGO, N.D. — With warmer weather come greater opportunities for outdoor fun, but cyclers are staying indoors to help ex-cons get back on their feet. Riders put on their cycling shoes and came out to Cyclebar in Fargo for a charity ride. F5 Project teamed up with Cyclebar from two to three in the afternoon to help transition people returning…

59th Annual Pancake Karnival Held at Fargodome

The Kiwanis Club busted out the maple syrup for a day of 50,000 pancakes

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargodome was filled with the sweet smell of pancakes on the skillet Saturday for the Kiwanis Club’s 59th Annual Pancake Karnival. On average, between 9,000 and 16,000 people come to the event over the course of the day each year. The event employs 250 volunteers, cooks 4,000 pounds of sausage, uses 150 gallons of syrup and…

Sky Zone Gets Jump on Giving Hearts Day

To keep lines short, Sky Zone says you should register online and dedicate your time to charity

Sky Zone is getting a jump on Giving Hearts Day! From now until Thursday, the trampoline park is donating 100% of its profits to the “Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley.” This is the first year the park has participated in the day dedicated to raising money for charity. To keep lines short, Sky Zone is asking…

YWCA Preps to Open Renovated Shelter

After a pipe burst causing extensive damage the YWCA in Fargo is nearly ready to get back to normal operations

The YWCA is just one day away from reopening their Fargo shelter after the building closed due to damage from a burst pipe. The YWCA’s Fargo shelter has been closed for about six weeks. “We had residents’ rooms destroyed, the stairwell ceiling collapsed,” said Communications Coordinator for the YWCA, Anne Slette. In the early morning hours of December 20th, officials…

The Great Plains Food Bank Helps North Dakota’s New Face of Hunger

The food bank delivered almost 800,000 pounds of food in 2016

FARGO, N.D. — The Great Plains Food Bank has been helping the less–fortunate in our community since 2008, and they rely on donations from the public. The demand for their food increases every year, and it comes from places you might not expect. The Great Plains Food Bank’s mobile pantry delivers food to the needy across North Dakota. “The mobile…

Pints for a Cause: Fargo Brewing Company Gives Back

One local brewery gives back to an organization.

Fargo Brewing Company is looking to lift up the community by donating to a local nonprofit. The brewery is donating one dollar from every pint to “Creating Care for Reaching Independence”, a group that supports people with disabilities. The event is raising awareness for “Giving Hearts Day” on February 9th. The day promotes raising money for more than 350 charities…

Great Plains Food Bank Needs Volunteers for Souper Bowl Day of Caring Fundraiser

Calling all youth groups! Looking for a way to make the big game an opportunity to give back?

The Great Plains Food Bank has some “souper” exciting news. The organization has joined in the national campaign called the Souper Bowl Day of Caring, which raises millions of dollars each year in cash and food items for charity. Great Plains is looking for church youth groups to sign up to volunteer to collect food and cash donations before the…

Shake Up Your New Year’s Eve Plans With the West Fargo Shakers

The West Fargo Shakers are throwing a holiday party and donnating all proceeds to charity

FARGO, N.D. Looking for a way to put your New Year’s celebrating towards a good cause? The West Fargo Shakers are shaking things up on New Year’s Eve with their 10th Annual New Year’s Eve party at the Holiday Inn on 13th Avenue. All proceeds go to the Dakota Medical Foundation and the West Fargo Educational Foundation. The party has…