Donation

Gate City Bank, City of Fargo Helping to Keep Fargo Police Officers Protected

The helmets had only been available to the Red River Valley SWAT team but Chief Todd asked the city to help pay for the extra protection for all of the officers

  FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department has received a new piece of equipment that will help keep officers safe while working the streets. Thanks to city leaders, along with a generous donation from Gate City Bank, the department now has enough rifle resistant helmets to be placed in all 45 squad cars, along with 10 extra helmets to…

Cass County Youth Commission Paying it Forward

The Cass County Youth Commission is the only of it's kind in North Dakota

FARGO,N.D–Twenty-one high school students are wrapping up their year and getting a look into local politics by paying it forward. The Cass County Youth Commission presented a check for over $6,500  to Charism, a nonprofit that supports at risk children in the metro. Members of the Cass County Government held a graduation for the group of students who served on…

Everything is Awesome: Maple Family Dental in Horace Offering Exams for LEGOs

A local dentist is offering dental services in exchange for some toys

HORACE, N.D. — How would you like to get a dental exam and x–ray for only about $20? You can with some LEGOs. Maple Family Dental in Horace is teaming up with the organization “Do It Well” to bring children who are hospitalized long term, a new set of LEGOs. Now until Friday, if you bring in a new LEGO…

Because of You, I Lived: Organ Donors, Recipients Honored in the Valley

Sanford Health put up a Wall of Donor Heroes at their downtown Fargo location

FARGO, N.D. — Organ donors and recipients throughout the Valley are being honored. Sanford Health put up a Wall of Donor Heroes at their downtown Fargo location. “I’m just happy to start looking forward to life again,” said Jeff Ficek, who was the recipient of an organ donation. Ficek was diagnosed with an arthritic condition at the age of 17….

Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings, Help the Boys and Girls Club

These donations primarily support the sports and dance programs offered by the non-profit in order to help kids become more active

  FARGO, N.D. — If you eat at Buffalo Wild Wings today, you’re helping give to a non-profit. Ten percent of all sales at Fargo-Moorhead area Buffalo Wild Wings locations are going to the Boys and Girls Club of America. It’s part of their annual Community Day. These donations primarily support the sports and dance programs offered by the non-profit…

Sanford Makes Historical Donation to Nonprofit Organization

It will be used to help further three programs that are expected to reach more than 500,000 students nationwide.

T. Denny SanfordRED RIVER VALLEY — T. Denny Sanford has made another huge donation. The South Dakota businessman has donated $28 million to the private, nonprofit National University System. The donation is the largest in its history. It will be used to help further three programs that are expected to reach more than 500,000 students nationwide. Sanford has given away…

United Blood Services Needs You

United Blood Services held a blood drive for all students at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — Someone needs blood every three seconds in this country and United Blood Services is here to help save a life. They stopped by NDSU to hold a blood drive for anyone who wanted to donate. The UBS Blood Mobile was parked on the west side of the Memorial Union. For those who were donating regular whole blood…

Hornbacher’s Donates $50,000 to Great Plains Food Bank

Employees Presented Check and Volunteered at the food bank

FARGO, N.D. – Hornbacher’s continues its efforts to help out local charities by giving back. The grocery store chain donated a $50,000 check to the Great Plains Food Bank in Fargo. Along with presenting the check, local Hornbacher’s employees volunteered and helped pack boxes with food. Hornbacher’s President Matt Leiseth said that it’s important to help out with food insecurity….

Blood Platelet Donations in High Demand Across Valley

With blood transfusions in high demand locally, the need for platelets is constant

FARGO, N.D. — Blood platelet donors are in high demand across the Valley for patients undergoing surgeries, trauma and even cancer. Officials with United Blood Services said blood platelets only have a shelf life of about five days. They said with places like the Roger Maris Cancer Center, the demand is constant. It takes about five to ten blood platelet…

Moorhead Community Gathers to Support Woman Struggling with MS

A silent auction and bake sale were among the events held to help with medical costs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Friends and family came together to support a Moorhead woman who’s facing multiple medical conditions. Terri Stavenger had multiple spinal surgeries after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. After her third surgery, she developed a Stage 4 pressure wound which set her back during her rehab. Unfortunately, she now requires in home healthcare while confined to a wheelchair….