Gigi’s Playhouse hosts virtual walk to celebrate individuals with Down syndrome

Walk goes online this year to support social distancing

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Gigi’s Playhouse walks every year to celebrate their loved ones with Down syndrome. Because of COVID-19, this year looks a little different. Sydney Brantl’s family is walking a mile in their neighborhood to celebrate her and to raise money for Gigi’s Playhouse– an organization that they say means so much to them. “It’s just a great place…

Addie’s Royal Cupcake Stand Hosts 8th Annual Fundraiser

KVRR's very own Raya Quttaineh took part in the event.

FARGO, N.D.- KVRR Reporter/Anchor Raya Quttaineh was one of many Disney princesses and villains that lined up across the parking lot at Probstfield in Moorhead to greet people. She was Disney Princess Elena of Avalor. Due to COVID-19, the fundraiser this year was a drive thru event. They had two thousand cupcakes to sell with the proceeds going to the…

Friends And Family Host Meat Raffle Fundraiser For Woman Battling Breast Cancer

The group is also hosting a benefit for Johnson on January 23th at El Zagal in North Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. — A group of family and friends come together to help fundraiser for a Fargo woman battling breast cancer. Dozens packed Speck’s Bar for a meat raffle with all proceeds going towards the medical bills for Michelle Erfle-Johnson. Johnson was diagnosed with stage 3-4 Aggressive Breast Cancer. She has gone through surgery and radiation treatment. Friends of Johnson…

Lunch Aid announces concert to address food insecurity in Fargo-Moorhead

All the proceeds raised from the concerts will go directly to Heart-n-Soul.

FARGO, N.D.–Lunch Aid is planning a concert series to raise money for Heart-n-Soul’s Community Lunch Program in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Heart-n-Soul prepares up to 500 free lunches for local families and seniors every weekend. The concert series will begin Monday, August 24 and end on Thursday, August 27. Seven bands will be featured throughout the four nights and each show…

GoFundMe created to support family of man killed in Otter Tail County tornado

Nearly $4,000 of the $10,000 goal has been raised so far.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption BATTLE LAKE, Minn.–A GoFundMe has been set up to support the family of the man who died during a tornado in Dalton and Ashby Wednesday evening. Thirty-year-old Seth Nelson was identified as the victim on Thursday. According to the GoFundMe page, Seth leaves behind his wife, Joey, and four kids….

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…