Fundraiser

S.G. Reinertsen Walk A Thon Raises Over $10,000

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Children lined up and participated in the second annual walk-a-thon at S.G. Reinertsen Elementary School. All 700 plus students participated in the fun and were broken up into groups by grade level. At last check they had collectively raised over $10,000. Their ultimate goal is $15,000 and they will be raising money for one more week….

Fargo family raises money for toddler’s medical expenses

"It's been a hardship, we had a very complicated pregnancy and then the loss of our son Carter, but we just try to focus on Brooks and keeping him healthy."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo couple is calling on people’s support for help with their son’s medical challenges. With the help of Lend a Hand Up, Dakota Medical Foundation and Drumconrath Brewing Company, the Thiesen family is hoping for community support at their Brews for Brooks fundraiser. “We’re having a benefit for my son Brooks, who’s been having some…

Hornbacher’s Check Out Hunger Raises $114,781 for Great Plains Food Bank

the funds will benefit Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An annual fundraiser is breaking records and helping feed more people throughout the region. Hornbacher’s presenting a check for nearly $115,000 to the Great Plains Food Bank. That was $15,000 more than last year. The money was raised during the grocery chains annual Check Out Hunger campaign. It launched in 1994 and asks Hornbacher’s customers to…

Lemonade fundraiser benefits North Dakota Guardsman after losing leg

I knew that I had a lot of people that loved me, but I didn't know that I had this many."

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A lemonade stand is helping provide a glimmer of hope to a North Dakota Guardsman. A work accident on June 21st left 23-year-old Sam Hardesty with a severed right leg and an injured left leg. Now two local girls are honoring him by turning lemons into lemonade as a symbol of hope. “I was so…

Fargo Davies hockey holds car wash fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Hockey players at Davies High School are getting their hands dirty to raise money for their game day expenses. The boys hockey team had buckets of cleaning cloths, soap, sponges and power washers as they cleaned cars for $5 per vehicle at Family Fare along 32nd Avenue South in Fargo. The team is also selling mobile…

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…