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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…

Churches United Asking For Donations At Food Pantries For Minnesota Food Share

Koesterman Says Any Kind Of Donation Either Monetary Or By Volunteering Your Time Helps The Community As A Whole

MOORHEAD, Minn. — When you think of what 10 dollars can mean for your average trip to the grocery store, you can only get so much. But for food pantries like Dorthy Day, that cash can really make a difference in keeping the shelves stocked. “We can stretch your dollar further through the Great Plains Food Bank and other different…

Dorothy Day Food Pantry introduces Grocery Store-like Experience

The remodel helps defeat stigmas about food pantries.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Churches United has transformed its Dorothy Day Food Pantry into a grocery store-like experience called the SuperShelf. The SuperShelf offers the ability for Churches United to provide more well-balanced meals than they were able to before, as well as, encouraging healthier options. The remodel is also intended to destigmatize food pantries by making them look more like a…

Serve With the Herd: NDSU Celebrates Homecoming By Giving Back

More than 100 students volunteered at local organizations

FARGO, N.D. — Homecoming week is all about celebrating the pride you have for your school. But at NDSU, students are showing off their Bison spirit by doing something nice for someone else while also changing their point of view. “Being able to go and give that relief back to others and kind of see what’s around you rather than…