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An Employee At Clara Barton Starts Program Helping Kids And Families In Need

The program is servicing about 20 families from Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementary Schools.

FARGO, N.D.- A year and a half ago, Julie saw Fargo South High School had a food pantry and she wanted to bring one to Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementaries. “We started very small about a year ago and offered it for Thanksgiving and Christmas and now we’re down here,” says Julie Hetland the Office Assistant at Clara Barton Elementary. …

4 Luv Of Dog Rescue Hosts Annual Silent Auction and Social

The auction had over 650 items to bid on and organizers say the money is going to a needed cause

FARGO, N.D. — 4 Luv Of Dog Rescue is fundraising to help get some pups to their forever homes. The organization ran its 11th annual Silent Auction And Social where people could place bids on things like food plates, pet supplies and even an autographed Carson Wentz mini helmet. Organizers say the Rescue cares for over 500 dogs annually and…

West Fargo Police Participating in Pink Patch Project

This is the second year the West Fargo Police Department is collecting donations

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Police Department is selling pink versions of the department patch as a part of the Pink Patch Project. The Pink Patch Project started in 2015 with one police department in California, but has since expanded to include several hundred agencies throughout the world. This is the second year the West Fargo Police Department is collecting…

Salvation Army Distributes Coats For Kids

People were also able to register for the Thanksgiving Food Box.

FARGO, N.D. – The Salvation Army distributes coats for kids and families so they get some warmth this winter. Over the past year, The Salvation Army has been receiving donations of coats and other clothing to help those in need during the cold winter season. Some of the donations were able to find a new home as hundreds gathered outside…

Life 97.9 Receives Donations To Help Babies In Need

The station received 10,000 diapers and wipes to help a shelter in need of basic necessities for babies.

FARGO, N.D. –  After reading an article in the newspaper about the need of donations for premature babies in “Churches United for the Homeless”, Life 97.9 wanted to do something to help. The radio station partnered with the organization and reached out to listeners through the show and social media. They set a booth in 16 areas in North Dakota…

Fargo Park District Requests Christmas Tree Donations

The trees will be put in the Depot downtown and at Rheault Farm

FARGO, N.D. — It may seem too early to be talking about Christmas, but staff with the Fargo Park District is already planning for the holiday season. They are asking for Christmas tree donations for the Depot downtown and at Rheault Farm. Trees should be a minimum of 20 feet tall, and the surrounding area must be clear so the…

Making a Splash at the Red River Zoo

The Red River Zoo hosts Dunk Tank Fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — A fundraiser at the zoo makes a big splash. The Red River Zoo in Fargo recruited volunteers to take the plunge in the dunk tank. KVRR’s own Molly Fontaine who works behind the scenes even got in on the action. Nearly a dozen volunteers raised money before the big event. Kids at the zoo got to take…

UND Alumni Association & Foundation Has A Record-Setting Fiscal Year

Alumni and friends of the university gave $67.7 million

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It has been a record-setting fiscal year for the UND Alumni Association & Foundation. Alumni and friends of the university gave $67.7 million to the foundation during the fiscal year that ended June 30. That is nearly twice the amount committed the previous year. The old record was $49.9 million set in 2011. Nine-thousand and sixteen…

Choice Bank Raises Money at “Go Hawaiian For Hospice”

This is the seventh year they've done the fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. –People are getting their leis and Hawaiian shirts on at a luau, and the celebration is all for a good cause. Choice Bank held its seventh annual “Go Hawaiian for Hospice.” For a $5 donation, people can feast on a pig roast, pineapple, and Hawaiian punch. All proceeds go to Hospice of the Red River Valley. Organizers say…