Fundraiser

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…

Oak Grove Lutheran Elementary Holds Inaugural Walkathon and Fundraiser

Money raised will go towards things on teachers' wish lists

FARGO, N.D. — It was a special day for kids at Oak Grove Lutheran Elementary as they laced up their tennis shoes to take part in the school’s first ever walkathon and fundraiser. More than 280 students in kindergarten through 5th grade ran over 3,000 laps combined—that’s over 480 miles. Students from each grade level ran as many laps as…

Making a Splash at the Red River Zoo

The Red River Zoo hosts Dunk Tank Fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — A fundraiser at the zoo makes a big splash. The Red River Zoo in Fargo recruited volunteers to take the plunge in the dunk tank. KVRR’s own Molly Fontaine who works behind the scenes even got in on the action. Nearly a dozen volunteers raised money before the big event. Kids at the zoo got to take…

Beating The Odds, community gathers to help pay little girl’s medical bills

FARGO N.D – At the Avalon Center in Fargo people gathered here for Finley’s Fight Fundraiser to help support the one–year–old who suffered a non–accidental traumatic brain injury leaving her with a fractured skull at daycare. The event is not able to mourn an injury but celebrating a turnaround. “She was in the ICU fighting her life for many, many…

Sheyenne Mustangs Hockey Team Trades in Sticks, Skates for Sponges at the Car Wash

They will be at Living waters Lutheran church until 6:00 tonight

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Sheyenne Mustangs Hockey team is breaking out the hose, soap and sponges for their annual car wash. Organizers say their fundraiser is meant to help make the expensive sport a little more affordable for parents and athletes. It will primarily go towards travel expenses, food and clothing for the boys. While fundraising may be the…