Christmas

Baby Stocking Stuffers at Sanford Health

Sanford Health is giving new families a special gift during this holiday week.

FARGO, ND – Newborn babies are being dressed up in Christmas gear: a stocking and cap. They will go home with a stocking filled with stuffed animals and essentials. The program is running at the Family Birth Center at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Sanford started the program to bring an extra dash of joy during a stressful time for…

The Salvation Army Provides Christmas Meals To Families In The F-M Community

A veteran who received the Christmas Food Box shares his struggles.

FARGO, N.D.- “I wouldn’t be standing here if people didn’t take the time to help me, be there and that was 90 percent of it. And they said, one day, you’ll pass this on. You may not get anyone sober, but you may help somebody else,” says P.J, who is receiving a Christmas food box. P.J is a Veteran who…

How To Be “Fire Smart” This Holiday Season

If not managed properly, holiday decorations can quickly become dangerous

FARGO, N.D. — Some say it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Lights, candles and Christmas trees begin to fill the homes of many, as the holiday quickly approaches. But with the beauty and cheer of holiday decorations comes an often forgotten concern: the added risk of a house fire. “I think that we’re all kind of aware of…

Slumberland Brings Home Free Mattresses to Families for the Holidays

The mattresses are going to 73 families who desperately need them

FARGO, ND – In the early hours of the morning, volunteers from the Knights of Columbus are giving up their precious free time to make sure that these mattresses are loaded onto trucks, and headed out into the community. The mattresses are going to 73 families who desperately need them. Some families have kids who have been sleeping on the…

People Shop At Dakota Boys And Girls Ranch Pop-up Thrift Shop

This Is The First Year They Have Tried The Pop-up

FARGO, N.D. — People are escaping the cold and warming up to helping people in need. It’s all at the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Pop Up Thrift Boutique. For one day only the organization set up a thrift shop on Broadway selling items ranging from Christmas sweaters, winter gear and furniture. The store helps raise money for the organization…

Golden Drive Gives Back To People In Need

Kids and families are given a goodie bag filled with basic necessities, winter clothing and toys.

FARGO, N.D.- For Sue Baron, it all started with a crayon. “I picked up the crayon, the coloring crayon at a job I was at. I picked that up in 2012, I was simply going to buy coloring books and drop them off at a shelter, but as you can see that has changed, that has changed,” says Sue Baron,…

Live Nativity at Fargo Faith United Methodist Church

It's the 30th year the church has put the event on

FARGO, N.D. — The wintry weather isn’t stopping the Fargo–Moorhead community from getting into the Christmas spirit. Roughly 300 people came out to the Fargo Faith United Methodist Church Live Nativity event in north Fargo. The scene includes actors from the Fargo Faith UMC congregation and real animals like alpacas and sheep. Event organizers say they hope the gathering encourages…

Winter Wonderland Christmas Expo Encourages Small Business

The Expo Also Hosted A Toy Drive For People To Give To Children In Need.

  FARGO, N.D. — Local businesses, festive decorations and people donating towards a good cause. It’s all a part of the Winter Wonderland Christmas Expo in Moorhead. The expo is a way to encourage people to buy their gifts locally this holiday season. Vendors set up across the Courtney’s Event Center to make their pitch to buyers. The expo also…

Santa Village Opens Its Doors At Rheault Farm

 The community braved the winter storm to visit with Mr. & Mrs. Claus

FARGO, N.D.- For some, the snowy weather was not a factor, but rather a drive to go outside and make the most of it. “The weather was more like a push, because he likes to be outside, so we got him all geared up and come out and plays in the snow,” says Korinna, a visitor. They came to the…

Fraser Hosts Its 19th Annual Festival Of Trees

Families enjoyed a visit from Mr. & Mrs. Claus

FARGO, N.D.- With Christmas right around the corner, Fraser is getting families into the Christmas Spirit. “It’s just a wonderful time to show love and compassion and generosity to the whole entire world,” says Wanda, a visitor. For Wanda, spending time with her family means something different than for other people. “It’s very important. We lost a son not quite…