Community

Nonprofit helps ensure local families spend holiday season full of turkey, gratitude and thanks

"Thanksgiving dinner for their families can be really tough for them so we wanted to be able to give back something to our community."

FARGO, N.D. — The Faith4Hope nonprofit is helping local families in the metro ensure they have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. “This time of year we know that it’s a happy occasion but it also can be a sad one for others that are really fighting the poverty and so not being able to provide a typical Thanksgiving dinner for their…

United Way Cass Clay wants to fight homelessness in the community

LIVE UNITED GIVE UNITED rallied the community to drive by the C-I Apparel parking lot and give 20 dollars.

FARGO, N.D. – United Way of Cass Clay hosts a drive thru event to help prevent homelessness. Live United Give United rallied the community to drive by the CI Apparel parking lot and give $20. People were able to donate through a QR code. Those who stopped by were able to receive treats and do a fun photo-op. According to…

Organization hosts virtual welcome party for people new to the FM area

Organizers say their main focus this year was to provide people with things to do during the cold months.

FARGO-MOORHEAD -The Greater FM Economic Development Corporation welcomes new locals virtually amid COVID-19. About seven years ago, the organization saw people would often only stay for a short amount of time in the Fargo-Moorhead area because they didn’t feel connected to it. They saw an opportunity to create a twice a year welcoming for those looking to explore all that…

Local non profit hosts shopping relief event for community members

relief shoppers stay fashionably warm with donated goods

FARGO, N.D. — The relief shopping event hosted by the Life Packages for the Homeless non profit gave people the chance for an eventful weekend. People got the opportunity to shop until they dropped without having to spend a dime on items. “We’re not going to charge you for it. It’s 2020 things have come to a screeching halt for…

Community art piece goes up in West Fargo neighborhood

Art work installation brings exposure to River's Bend community and Fargo area.

WEST FARGO, N.D. -A community art piece is up for display in the River’s Bend neighborhood in West Fargo. The house-shaped artwork comes from The River’s Bend Corporation. The project’s goal is to bring exposure to the neighborhood and attractions, restaurants and businesses in the metro. The structure stands at 11 feet tall and features artwork from children from three…

ND E-Waste Company hosts event for Homeward Animal Shelter

One North Dakota man helped contribute a $100 donation by recycling a total of 20 computers.

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota E-Waste company holds “Computers for a Cause” an electronic recycling event helping benefit a local animal shelter. The North Dakota E-Waste recycling event took place just outside of the Ramada and O’Clevy’s parking lot on 13th avenue. North Dakota E-Waste said for every computer donated, a $5 donation would help benefit the Homeward Animal…

Artist creates Downtown Fargo mural for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The goal of the campaign is to raise $30,000 dollars.

FARGO, N.D. – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  The Real Men Wear Pink of Fargo-Moorhead is teaming up with a local artist to raise awareness. Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancers there is according to the American Cancer Society. Yet, misconceptions surrounding the disease still follow. Especially when it comes to the role…

COVID-19 task force creates #ForAllofUs campaign to promote wearing masks

They hope that through this campaign they are able to reach everyone.

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Valley COVID-19 task force unveils a new campaign promoting and encouraging North Dakotans to mask up. The new mask campaign called #ForAllOfUs focuses on the individual and the collective reason on why wearing a mask is fundamental in protecting those in your community. The task force also announced the #forallofus website. People can find…

VA Healthcare Center opens new Resource and Referral Center in Fargo

FARGO, N.D– The VA Health Care System hosts a grand opening for its new Community Resource and Referral Center. It was created to provide resources to veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless and those who are already homeless. The facility has resources like a primary care clinic, food pantry, kitchen and computer lab. The opening ceremony was attended…