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Former ND Senator Launching Book Drive for Inmates

Donations will be accepted until March 15.

FARGO, N.D.–A former North Dakota Senator is working to launch a book drive for inmates. Tim Flakoll was a member of the North Dakota State Senate for 18 years. Now he is attempting to collect books to donate to jails for inmate reform efforts. Studies have shown that giving prisoners access to educational tools such as books can lower recidivism…

Elim Rehab and Care Center Recovering from Fire

A plan to provide a variety of options for the staff members is in the works.

FARGO, N.D.–Staff and residents at Elim Rehab and Care Center in Fargo are recovering from the fire that ravaged the building on January 23. Officials at the center released an update on Tuesday regarding the whereabouts of the residents and plans for the staff. The assisted living offices located at the back of the campus have become the temporary base…

Sanford Celebrates Chinese New Year

Panda Express this year raised over 26 thousand dollars to help sick and injured kids at Sanford's Childrens

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Children’s Hospital is celebrating the Chinese New Year with festive items and a large some of cash donated by some restaurants in the Fargo area. Panda Express this year raised over 26 thousand dollars to help sick and injured kids at Sanford’s Childrens. The pair held a celebration ceremony at Cully’s Cabin inside the hospital. A…

Border States Electric Celebrates The Holidays By Giving Back In A Fun Way

All of the cans will be donated to the Emergency Food Pantry on Friday.

FARGO, N.D.- The organization is hosting its first Canstruction where employees pair up in groups to design holiday-themed structures from non-perishable items. Each group received 250 dollars from the company to get cans, but members also donated items themselves. “Giving back is a huge part of our culture at Border States. It’s not just this time of year, but during…

Santa Village Opens Its Doors At Rheault Farm

 The community braved the winter storm to visit with Mr. & Mrs. Claus

FARGO, N.D.- For some, the snowy weather was not a factor, but rather a drive to go outside and make the most of it. “The weather was more like a push, because he likes to be outside, so we got him all geared up and come out and plays in the snow,” says Korinna, a visitor. They came to the…

West Fargo Hockey Association Hosts Blood Drive

The packed lobby gave out snacks, treats and t–shirts for those who participated

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A non–profit organization and the West Fargo Hockey Association are teaming up to bring in some new blood in donations and save lives. It’s all a part of the Vitalant Blood Drive at Veterans Memorial Arena. The packed lobby gave out snacks, treats and t–shirts for those who participated. For every person who gave blood, Vitalant…

FM Area Foundation Launches Online Caring Catalog

The campaign runs through December 31.

FARGO, N.D.–The FM Area Foundation’s online crowdfunding campaign titled The Caring Catalog launches today. The Caring Catalog supports 86 local nonprofits and community initiatives in the F-M area, and 100 percent of donations go to the organizations. The FM Area Foundation is also offering opportunities for those making donations to win prizes. On December 3 also known as Giving Tuesday,…

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…