FM Autism Warriors Hunting for Best Chili, Giving Back in the Process

The money goes towards scholarships for individuals with autism and organizations that support them

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — F-M Autism Warriors is on the hunt to find the best chili cook in the metro. The organization is a group of motorcyclists who fundraise throughout the year to create scholarships for individuals with autism and the organizations who support them. For $10, anyone could submit their chili recipe. F-M Autism Warriors awarded the best cook…

Getting By With a Little Help From Her Friends; Rock and Roll Fan Battles Autoimmune Disease

"But the one I need for Ankylosing Spondylitis to slow it down, is the cosentyx, and that is $6,000 a month"

FARGO, N.D. — A proud Fargo rock fan says good friends and music can help you get through some of life’s toughest battles. Take a look at how her friends are combining some of her favorite things to take one burden off her shoulders. Since she was a teenager, Shannon Neece has been misdiagnosed. It wasn’t until recently, she is…

Family Fare Raises Money for Habitat for Humanity: How You Can Help

Three Family Fares in the F-M Area are participating

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity is teaming up with three Family Fares in the F–M area to raise money to put people in new homes. Family Fare gives customers the opportunity to help out other members of their community by donating a small amount of cash. Shoppers have the option to donate $1, $5, or $10 at…

Woman Raises Funds to Repair Mosaic at Red River Zoo

The new mural is expected to be completed in two years

FARGO, N.D. — If you’ve been to the Red River Zoo, you might remember seeing a mosaic of different animals. The mural is being repaired but money is still needed to fix it. Magda Szeitz was tasked with creating a mural for the zoo six years ago highlighting specific animals and their native habitats. “The mosaic was a beautiful piece we…

HERO Makes Final Push in “40K in 40 Days” Fundraising Campaign

HERO collects and distributes donated healthcare equipment

FARGO, N.D. — The year coming to a close also comes the end of a big fundraising campaign. HERO, or Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization, has their sixth annual “40K in 40 days” campaign. They’re about halfway to their $40,000 goal. Funds raised will go towards day –to–day operations and the fee waiver program. HERO says a third of its customers who…

Red River Zoo Hosts 3rd Annual Zoo Brew

This 21 and over event features live music and beer samples from nine different local vendors

FARGO– The Red River Zoo is gearing up for its 3rd annual Zoo Brew. This 21 and over event features live music and beer samples from nine different vendors. Guests can sip on their beer as they walk through the zoo and enjoy the animals. All proceeds from the event are used to support the zoo throughout the cold winter months….

Family Wellness Hosts 7th Annual Run to Raise Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Family Wellness is donating five dollars to the Edith Sanford Breast Center for every mile walked or ran on its pink treadmill

FARGO– A local gym is demonstrating its support for breast cancer awareness by giving one of its treadmills a pink makeover. 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Family Wellness wants to reduce those numbers by hosting its 7th Annual Run to Raise fundraiser for members and guests. “We all…

Bennett Elementary Hosts Second Annual Walk-A-Thon for School’s PTA

478 kindergarten through fifth grade students ran, walked, and jogged in the event

FARGO– Kindergarten through fifth grade students at Bennett Elementary are fundraising for their school’s Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) and getting some exercise while they’re at it. 478 students ran, walked, and jogged in Bennett’s second annual Walk-A-Thon. Each student collects donations that will go toward school and classroom items. Students participated in the event during their normal gym and music class…

“My Disease Won’t Stop Me From Living”: People Take Steps Towards a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

There was a feeling of power, strength and motivation at the annual JDRF walk at Scheels Arena

WEST FARGO, N.D. — For the fifth year, people are gathering at Scheels Arena to fight for a world without type 1 diabetes. TJ and I (Alison Voorhees) had the opportunity to emcee the event and hear from those whose lives have made a 360 because of the disease. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen captured the walk and tells us how they…

George W. Bush To Headline Kevin Cramer Fundraiser In Texas

Cramer is challenging Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, one of the most vulnerable Democrats seeking re-election

Former President George W. Bush is raising money for Kevin Cramer’s Senate bid. Cramer says Bush will headline Cramer’s September 19 fundraising event in Fort Worth, Texas. Cramer says it’s being hosted by executives at Texas-based oilfield service companies that do business in North Dakota. He says former longtime LSU basketball coach Dale Brown, a native of Minot, also is…