Fundraiser

Park Christian School launches fundraiser for school trip to Washington DC

The shoe drive will run through July 31.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Park Christian School is hosting a shoe collection drive to raise funds for a 9th grade trip to Washington DC. Students will collect donated shoes which will then be purchased by Funds2Orgs, an organization that helps impoverished people in developing countries. The shoe drive will run through July 31. Gently worn, used or new shoes can be donated at…

Park Christian 9th graders have shoe fundraiser for class trip

The money will go to fund their upcoming trip to Washington, D.C

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Ninth graders at Park Christian School are hosting a shoe drive fundraiser for their upcoming trip to Washington, D.C They wanted to come up with an idea to offset the cost of the trip so that more of their classmates could go. They decided to partner with Fund2org, an organization that distributes donated shoes to help micro…

Team Chip to present 9th Annual Bowlin’ for the Colon check to Lend A Hand Up Wednesday

The event on Wednesday will be held at Drekker Brewhalla.

FARGO, N.D.–Team Chip will be presenting their 9th Annual Bowlin’ for the Colon check to Lend A Hand Up at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Team Chip started the Bowlin’ for the Colon fundraiser after Lend A Hand Up helped them raise money for their friend Maynard “Chip” Johnson in 2011. Every year since the fundraiser, Team Chip has given back…

International Music Camp Postponed To Summer of 2021

A fund has been started with a goal of raising $300,000

DUNSEITH, N.D. — The 65th Season of the International Music Camp is being postponed to the summer of 2021. Campers will be able to carry payments over to next year or get a refund. Summer camp operations make up over 90% of the International Music Camp’s annual income so the decision has a major financial impact on the organization. A…

Boy Thrown From Mall of America Balcony Is Walking “Perfectly”

Landen survived the attack and has since made an incredible recovery

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The boy who was thrown from a balcony at the Mall of America earlier this year is walking perfectly with even legs. That is according to an update on an online fundraiser for five-year-old Landen. It says the boy is now walking again and is even back at school. Landen was seriously hurt when 24-year-old Emmanuel Aranda…

Hoof Beats For Healing Hosts Fundraiser

This is the organization's first time running the fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — Hoof Beats for healing is a non–profit organization dedicated to getting its patients a different kind of treatment through Equine Assisted Therapy. “The results are just phenomenal, what would take months or years in traditional therapy we are seeing in weeks or months with the horses.” The organization says a part of the miraculous effects of the…

Benefit Is Held For Woman Who Sustained Serious Injuries From Car Crash

 The F–M community came out to support the family

FARGO, N.D. Back in July, Katrina Cichon suffered significant injuries when her vehicle skewered and caused it to roll. “I’m good. Taking it day by day. I’m getting better, I’m walking now without much assistance,” says Katrina. Her daughter and dog were in the car with her at the time of the accident. Her daughter only sustained a couple of…

GiGi’s Playhouse Hosts 7th Annual Walk & Fest

The event is in celebration of National Syndrome Awareness Month

MOORHEAD, Minn. — This army is a little different than most. Its youngest member is only 19 months old. “We’re here walking for Cohen. Our son, who has Down syndrome,” said Cohen’s mom and participant in the walk, Sarah Nordin. Cohen’s Army includes nearly 60 family members and friends supporting him and others in the community with Down syndrome. “We…

Family Hosts Fundraiser For Lend A Hand

It's all a part of the Shannon Fettes Farha Family BBQ and Motorcycle run.

FARGO N.D. — Family and friends are raising money for Lend A Hand in the memory of a beloved family member. It’s all a part of the Shannon Fettes Farha Family BBQ and Motorcycle run. The event is named after Shannon, who lost her battle with Leukemia over three years ago. It’s the third year this fundraiser has been running…

The Toasted Frog Hosts “Picklathon” Fundraiser

The event is supporting a local girl's fight against cancer

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time ever, The Toasted Frog in downtown Fargo opened its doors on a Sunday. It welcomed hundreds of community members to support a local girl’s fight against cancer. Leigha Fern is the two–year–old daughter of a team member at the restaurant and is battling stage 4 cancer. The restaurant hosted a “picklathon” and silent…