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Home For Good baskets provide essential needs

United Way of Cass-Clay kindly asks the F-M community to donate money for essential needs for families leaving homelessness

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- – United Way of Cass-Clay continues to help people who are homeless in the F-M metro. They are creating “Home for Good” baskets to provide basic essential household needs to families transitioning out of homelessness. The goal is to help 120 local families by rallying the community from now until April 4th to provide essentials to families…

Lewis & Clark 1st Graders Donate Stuffed Animals to Essentia Health Patients

Students at Lewis and Clark Elementary School donate teddy bears and more for "National Kindness Week"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – First graders at Lewis and Clark Elementary School are making sure children at Essentia Health Hospital are feeling comfortable by sending stuffed animals. Students collected 50 new stuffed animals during their National Kindness Week donation drive from February 14th until the 18th. Donations came from all over the community from school staff to students and family….

Community shows support for former law enforcement officer battling breast cancer

"Just a huge thank you to everybody, whether they donated or just said a prayer."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In an effort to help Cass County Reserve Deputy and former law enforcement officer Kerri Gortmaker fight breast cancer, the community is hosting a benefit at the El Zagal Shrine. “She was diagnosed back in July with triple negative breast cancer. She is undergoing treatment right now and going to be having surgery very soon so…

United Way of Cass-Clay Raises Over $100,000 for Homeless Children

"United Way helps break the cycle of homelessness."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Community members are giving back, donating funds to United Way of Cass-Clay.   “Today our goal is to raise $100,000 for our community. All dollars raised will benefit families and children right here in our community that are experiencing homelessness. Unfortunately on any given night in our community there are about 1,000 individuals who are homeless,” United…

Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids & Families drive begins Friday

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – KVRR is a proud sponsor of the Salvation Army’s annual Coats for Kids & Families drive. Beginning Friday, all Hornbacher’s locations across Fargo-Moorhead will accept new and gently used coats and winter apparel for children and families. Last year, the Salvation Army handed out more than 900 coats and more than 1,300 winter accessories. The biggest…

Golden Drive collects hygiene kits for homeless children

"It's kind of an unseen need when you think about it, it is a huge one.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) Golden Drive Homeless kids organization is helping provide fresh underwear and hygiene kits to people experiencing homelessness. In just two days of selling hot dogs and brats the Golden Drive is thanking people in the community for showing up to support the cause last weekend. With all that was collected local shelters throughout the metro will…

‘We are so optimistic’: GiGi’s Playhouse plans on forging ahead after fire

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Business owners in a South Fargo strip mall are piecing together how to move forward after a fire ripped through the building Tuesday. Below a charred roof at the strip mall, three words hang tough: educate, inspire and believe. Those three words embody the mission behind GiGi’s Playhouse: North Dakota’s first and only Down syndrome achievement…

High school swim team raises funds for teammate with cancer

"She's part of our family too, she needed help and we decided to jump on that train and go for it."

FARGO, N.D. — A local high school swim team is showing their support after a teammate’s diagnosis with a rare form of cancer. “This is our tenth annual swimathon. Every year we take a Saturday practice we raise money for a local charity that the captains pick. We try to make sure that whatever we’re donating to stays locally within…

Fundraiser Brings Awareness of Homeless Youth

"We like to be a part of the community as much as possible, right now during this time of uncertainty anyone could become homeless at any time..."

  WEST FARGO, N.D.– A West Fargo business is helping feed more people in the community by collecting non perishable food items. The Zone Nutrition is partnering with the Golden Drive Homeless kids drive to bring awareness of the homeless youth within the community. The health food restaurant is also giving people the opportunity to purchase a delicious beverage in…

West Fargo VFW hosts annual pancake feed on New Years Day

The bar provides warm meals for free-will donations to raise funds that will go back into the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- The West Fargo VFW keeps its traditions of giving back to the community alive. The organization holds an annual pancake feed on the first day of the year to fill people up with some delicious eggs, sausage and, of course, pancakes. The bar provides warm meals for free-will donations to raise funds that will go back into…