Fitness coach helps pull fundraiser together for single mom with breast cancer

"I don't know half the people that are donating so it is so crazy to me that they are just showing so much support."

FARGO, N.D. — During trying times, one community member is reminding people all about the season of giving with a benefit that will help cover costs for a single mom who’s going through a tough medical diagnosis. “She’s been through a lot of what people would consider hardships and just come out on top every time and such a strong…

Community rallies for Jamestown man in the ICU with coronavirus

The pastor of the family's church decided to create the fundraiser to help with medical expenses and other bills.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – A GoFundMe is started for a Jamestown man who is in intensive care for COVID-19. Philip Cherney tested positive for the coronavirus at the beginning of November. Within a week, it got so severe they had to airlift him from Jamestown to a hospital in Fargo and put him on a ventilator where he’s been since. Cherney’s…

Fargo AMVETS hosts holiday fundraiser

Profits donated to Rape and Abuse Crisis Center

Fargo AMVETS Post 7, Fargo, N.D.– The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fargo AMVETS hosts their annual holiday fundraiser. The sale includes Christmas decorations and baked goods which are provided by the Auxiliary. This event used to be a silent auction, but in recent years has turned into a free-will donation fundraiser. The money made from the sale this year will…

Salvation Army kicks of season of giving with 2020 Kettle Campaign

Annual fundraiser helps support local families

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Are you hearing a ringing in your ear? You may not be alone. The Salvation Army is ringing their bells and kicking off its 2020 Kettle Campaign. The annual fundraiser is one of the organization’s largest campaigns. This year’s goal of $900,000 will go to help local families Due to the pandemic, things may be looking a little…

Sanford Health announces “Change In 24” fundraiser to help cancer patients

They wanted to find a way to ease some financial stress.

FARGO, N.D. – Change in 24 is a fundraiser for patients at Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo. Change In 24 started in 2016 for cancer patients and their families coming from outside the metro. They wanted to find a way to ease some financial stress. The money raised will go towards helping with transportation, accommodation, and other treatment…

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….