Fundraiser

NDSU foundation exceeds fundraising goal

The funding will go towards student scholarships, faculty support, facilities and various school programs.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The NDSU foundation exceeds a fundraising campaign goal 20 months ahead of schedule. The In Our Hands campaign has raised $413 million dollars as of April 26th. Originally the goal was set at $400 million to be reached by the end of next year. Already the campaign is impacting students, faculty and staff with funds going…

Life 97.9 unexpectedly finds a new home

"This real estate company came and made us an offer which was more than we expected."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A local Christian radio station is expressing its gratitude after receiving an unexpected blessing in a time of desperation. “It was starting to show its age. We were getting roof leaks that we couldn’t trace or fix and it just wasn’t built for radio of today. It was built before the age of computer automation and…

Moler Barber College shows support for first reponders

"I think that we overlook how hard the first responders have worked though this whole pandemic."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A barber shop in the community is providing free haircuts for a cause. “Me and my wife were down getting a vaccine and I looked around and looked at just how hard these people are working and sometimes I think that we overlook how hard the first responders have worked though this whole pandemic,” Moler Barber…

NDSU students hold 120 hour-long Freeze-A-Thon fundraiser

The fundraiser brings awareness and helps raise funds for the homeless community.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – NDSU students are showing their support to a local charity organization by helping bring awareness and raise funds for the homeless community. Members of the Kappa Delta sorority and Alpha tau Omega fraternity are bearing freezing temperatures on the corner of University and 12th Avenue North. The students will stand outside for 120 hours straight in…

Selfie studio donates proceeds to boy fighting cancer

"I wanted to do something that could give back to the family and help them with their medical needs."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A creative art studio is giving people the chance to take picturesque photos while helping contribute to a good cause. Looking for a creative way to show her support, Natalie Sparrow of Fargo decided to turn selfies into a fundraising event. “With so many different fundraisers cancelled last year, I felt hey I could do something,…

Davies High School hosts ‘1 Million Meters for Mara Olson’

"She was diagnosed with Leukemia in October and so as a cross country team we decided to come up with a way that we could raise funds for her and her family."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Students and staff at a local high school are showing their support for a student battling cancer. Fargo Davies High School students held a 12 hour marathon event to show their support for Junior student Mara Olson. “Today’s fundraising event is called One Million Meters for Mara. Mara Olson, she was diagnosed with Leukemia in October and…

25th annual Polar Fest Plunge brings in Josh Duhamel as Proxy Plunger

Actor Josh Duhamel takes the plunge in support of Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) — To celebrate 25 years of the Polar Fest Plunge tradition, one celebrity with ties to North Dakota is bearing the cold to help raise funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes. Normally, the event is open to the public where people gather around a frozen lake to watch plungers jump into an…