donations

Interview: Finding the Perfect Prom Fit at CCRI

A local organization is giving those with disabilities that chance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There’s something about getting dressed to the nines and feeling like a star. A local organization is giving those with disabilities that chance. Donations were collected throughout the community so everyone has a chance to shine in the perfect prom night outfit. KVRR reporter Shiina LoSciuto talked with organizers of CCRI’s Night to Remember. SHINNA LOSCIUTO: Sometimes, getting…

From Blood Recipient to Blood Donor: The Vincent Ulstad Story

A life changing accident kept this avid blood donor from giving back for seven years

FARGO, N.D. — Donating blood was a regular part of his life. But after a major car accident, blood donations were needed to save him. The accident left Vincent Ulstad blind, forcing him to make several adjustments. But almost eight years later, he can make donating blood a regular part of his life again. “I have absolutely no memory of…

Gifted First Graders of Lewis and Clark Give Gifts of Their Own

The students collected more than 500 teddy bears to give to children in need

First graders in the Gifted and Talented Program at Lewis and Clark Elementary gave a gift of their own. The students asked for teddy bear donations from the community to give to children involved in crises After collecting for a little over a week, the total number of stuffed animals collected is 552. The Fargo Fire Department and the Fargo…

Downtown Bar Crawl Helps Charity Replace Damaged Supplies

The first-ever Diaper Crawl helped the YWCA replace flood-damaged goods

FARGO, N.D. — Diapers and beer…who would’ve thought? A pipe at YWCA Cass-Clay malfunctioned, and the entire shelter flooded, which ruined many of their supplies. Surly Brewing Company saw a need to help them refill their items by holding a diaper crawl. For every item donated, a person earned one free surly beer ticket, which could be used at one…

Giving Hearts Day: Not Just About Giving Back…It’s Giving Your All

All around the Fargo-Moorhead area, we found organizations and volunteers working hard to help raise money for Giving Hearts Day

RED RIVER VALLEY — When it comes to Giving Hearts Day, it’s not about what you give, but how you give it. For these local groups, it wasn’t just about giving back, it was about giving it their all. All around town, people are on the move for a cause. At Cycle Bar, bikers are on the fast track to…

Giving Hearts Day is for the Pets Too!

This is one of the biggest days each year for raising money for the local animal shelters

FARGO, N.D. — Giving Hearts Day isn’t just for people either. Organizations like 4 Luv of Dog Rescue and Cat’s Cradle set up shop at Natural Pet Center. People stopped by to flip through the adoption book or give money online. This is one of the biggest days each year for raising money for the animal shelters. Both organizations are…

The Great Plains Food Bank Helps North Dakota’s New Face of Hunger

The food bank delivered almost 800,000 pounds of food in 2016

FARGO, N.D. — The Great Plains Food Bank has been helping the less–fortunate in our community since 2008, and they rely on donations from the public. The demand for their food increases every year, and it comes from places you might not expect. The Great Plains Food Bank’s mobile pantry delivers food to the needy across North Dakota. “The mobile…