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Mail Carriers Hold “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive

Four mayors proclaimed Saturday as National Letter Carriers Food Drive Day

FARGO, N.D. — The mayors of Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth have proclaimed Saturday, May 12 as National Letter Carriers Food Drive Day. Plastic bags will be delivered to your mailbox to fill with non–perishable food. You can leave donations by your mailbox for mail carriers to pick up. Organizers say they want to exceed last year’s total of 34,000…

Donation and Recycling Options Available Ahead of Cleanup Week

People can put what they find while spring cleaning to good use

FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo and the community have many options for donating or recycling your used goods ahead of Cleanup Week. People could donate their old electronics at the solid waste facility. Recycling them ensures they won’t just end up in a landfill. “The old tube TVs that come in, they will literally get taken apart by hand so…

‘Down Home’ Helps Family Transition Into Permanent Housing

The family of five has a baby on the way

FARGO, N.D. — A new non–profit in the area called Down Home is helping families transition into permanent housing. They house those with limited resources who are referred through an agency. “I am feeling lots of feelings. Lots and lots of feelings. I’m very happy, I’m very grateful,” said Sheyann Ducheneaux, a housing recipient. “My husband and I have always felt called…

Great Plains Food Bank Announces Ending Hunger 2.0 Initiative

Great Plains Food Bank partners with Sanford Hospital

FARGO, N.D.– Ending Hunger 2.0 is the Great Plains Food Bank’s newest initiative. They’re doing more than just providing food, but tackling other issues as well. This program is the first of its kind in the country. “We stopped and said, ‘if we’re truly going to end hunger, we know that food boxes are just a band–aid solution.’ What we really…

LIVE: Giving Hearts Day

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns More About Giving Heart Day

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks with Dakota Medical & Impact Foundation’s Executive Director, Pat Traynor, about Giving Hearts Day. Giving Hearts Day will run all day on Thursday, February 8th. A link to donate can be found on KVRR’s homepage. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: Dakota Medical Foundation, donate, GIVING HEARTS DAY

Others Is Moving to Broadway in the Spring!

Others is a local shop that sells all sorts of items, and each piece has a story behind it

FARGO, ND — A unique boutique in Fargo is moving to a new location this spring! Others is a local shop that sells all sorts of items, and each piece has a story behind it. It is moving from 8th Street South to North Broadway. 100% of their store profit is donated to local and global causes who are making…

Students From Sheyenne High School Donating More than 800 Items to the YWCA

Teachers at the high school say the first 1,000 days of a newborn's life can determine a lot of the child's future

FARGO, ND — Students at Sheyenne High School have been learning about childhood development and raising funds and collecting donations for little ones in need. They raised more than 800 items to donate to the YWCA for babies from impoverished families. Teachers at the high school say the first 1,000 days of a newborn’s life can determine a lot of…

Bennett Elementary: Socksgiving Event a Success!

They handed over all those socks this afternoon to representatives from three area shelters

FARGO, ND — A fifth grade class project is helping the area homeless shelters provide their guests with new socks for the holidays. Students in Mrs. Johnson’s fifth grade class at Bennett Elementary in Fargo just wrapped up their three-week “Socksgiving” project. Students set an initial goal of collecting 500 pairs of socks but they blew past that mark with…

Salvation Army Searching for Bell Ringers

We'll be ringing the bells and gladly accepting your donations throughout the day

  FARGO, ND — You can help us fire up those Salvation Army Red Kettles this holiday season. Stop by and say hi to our KVRR news team on Thursday at the food court entrance at West Acres Mall. We’ll be ringing the bells and gladly accepting your donations throughout the day. Rob will also bring you his weather forecast…