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Golden Drive collects hygiene kits for homeless children

"It's kind of an unseen need when you think about it, it is a huge one.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) Golden Drive Homeless kids organization is helping provide fresh underwear and hygiene kits to people experiencing homelessness. In just two days of selling hot dogs and brats the Golden Drive is thanking people in the community for showing up to support the cause last weekend. With all that was collected local shelters throughout the metro will…

Moorhead church helps reach and feed more people in need of warm meals

The meals change on a daily basis and are free of charge.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local church is partnering up with Churches United to reach more people in need of a warm meal. Trinity Lutheran Church is helping provide the extra space for more people to enjoy the warmth of the indoors as well as freshly prepared meals. The partnership comes after Churches United had to limit capacity to ensure social…

Trinity Lutheran hosts drive-thru Giving Tree

Church makes event socially distant amid COVID-19 pandemic

MOORHEAD, Minn. — This holiday season, Trinity Lutheran is living up to its motto of being a light to the community. Despite COVID restrictions, Pastor Nick Peterson says he wanted to make sure members could still participate in the annual Giving Tree. “Since we’re not able to gather for worship in person, our members were able to drive through and…

The Chambers hosts Eggs & Issues to talk about topics like homelessness

Homelessness rates are going up, and local leaders are trying to find solutions

FARGO, N.D. – The Chambers Eggs & Issues this month focuses on homelessness, hunger & the impact it has on our community. Community leaders from the FM area virtually joined to answer questions about their progress in the fight against homelessness. A big topic was the impact COVID-19 is having on it. Goldmark Property Management says it’s nervous for struggling…

Moorhead Rotary Club Hosts Food Drive For Churches United

More than one hundred people stopped by the Moorhead Center Mall to donate items. 

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Russ Hanson grew up in a family that always lends a helping hand. The positive influence that surrounded him through childhood drove him to eventually join the Moorhead Rotary Club. “The community here as well as in other places has been very, very good to me, and this is one way that I can do something to…

Churches United Launches Campaign To Provide Kids With School Supplies & Clothing

Churches United is expecting to have about 60 kids participating in this year's campaign. 

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Adopt-A-Kiddo provides children from Micah’s Mission and Bright Sky apartments with school supplies and clothing. The families will have to fill a survey where they talk about the kids likes, dislikes and hobbies. Those interested will be paired up with a kid and given a list made by the family. “COVID has kind of messed up all of…

Moorhead Rotary Club Hosts Food Drive For Churches United

More than 30 people dropped off food items.

MOORHEAD, Minn- The Moorhead Rotary Club is no stranger to helping out when a hand is needed. “People need food and we have the time and the energy to do it.” The club says the country is still facing trying times. “They’ve lost jobs, they need to feed their families, with the COVID pandemic that has only exacerbated things, so…

Churches United to host meeting to discuss Silver Lining Apartments June 18

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Churches United is partnering with the City of Moorhead to host an informational meeting about the upcoming Silver Linings Apartments project. Silver Linings Apartments will serve seniors 55 and older and include various support housing amenities including a 24-hour front desk support, community rooms, onsite case management, health outreach office, food pantry, library, computer rooms and walking paths. During…

Senator Klobuchar Introduces Legislation To Help Local Non-profits

The new bill would offer grants to struggling non-profits who operate essential services during the pandemic, and who offer to hire new employees to help continue their services.

WASHINGTON – “We are living at a time right now where our non-profits are the backbone of getting food to people,” said Senator Amy Klobuchar. The COVID-19 crisis has brought on an increased demand for food pantries and shelters across the country, and struggling non-profits are doing all they can to accommodate that skyrocketing demand. “We’ve already seen an increase in…

The New Life Center in Fargo Confirms Its First Positive COVID-19 Case

The individual from the New Life Center who tested positive is hospitalized at Sanford in Fargo and in good condition.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Homeless shelters in the area are faced with new challenges as COVID-19 cases begin to show up. “The individual who tested positive has stayed with us for a short period of time. I think it was the 18th through the 22nd. Somewhere in that time frame. And he was not symptomatic with us,” says Rob Swiers, the Executive…