Charity

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,…

Church Luncheon Raises Money for Area Food Pantry

Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead supported the Dorothy Day House through 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. This year Dorothy Day House was selected to receive proceeds from the event, which provides food to needy families on the…

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…