Fundraiser

“The Christmas Gift” Hosts Giftburgers Event for People in Need During the Holidays

The annual burger event is the first of many fundraisers

FARGO, N.D.–“The Christmas Gift” hosted its annual burger event, “Giftburgers on the Plaza.” This year the fundraiser was held in the Fargo Civic/Library parking lot east of the US Bank Plaza. Each year KFGO radio works with The Christmas Gift to help families in need over the holidays. The annual burger event is the first of many fundraisers leading up…

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Celebrates National Flip Flop Day

They're raising money to send a child to Camp Sunshine

FARGO, N.D. — To celebrate National Flip Flop Day, Tropical Smoothie Café gave out free drinks. They’re raising money for a child in Fargo to go to Camp Sunshine with their family. Camp Sunshine is in Maine and is designed for children with life–threatening illnesses. At mid–afternoon, Tropical Smoothie Café on 13th Avenue already sold over 250 smoothies. “It’s great and…

Erbert and Gerbert’s Holds Fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network

For each sandwich sold throughout the day, one dollar was donated

FARGO, N.D. — Erbert and Gerbert’s “Great Sub Support” event was a great way to get a tasty sandwich and contribute to a good cause. For each sandwich sold throughout the day, one dollar was donated to the Children’s Miracle Network at Sanford Children’s Hospital in Fargo. All four locations in the Fargo-Moorhead area along with stores in Grand Forks and…

Carson Wentz To Match Donations To Mission of Hope Haiti Sports Complex

Wentz Will Match Up To $500,000 Over Next Two Weeks

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption   Former Bison and current Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is working to transform life for thousands of children in Haiti. Wentz has kicked off a two-week fundraising campaign to benefit the Mission of Hope Haiti Sports Complex. He says he will personally match every dollar, up to $500,000, that…

Volunteers Hold Fundraising Activities for Veterans Honor Flight

There was a rummage sale, back sale, and bowling competition

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Veterans Honor Flight volunteers held a rummage sale, bake sale, and bowling competition to raise money to send veterans to Washington, D.C. next month. At the nation’s capital, they will visit the memorials dedicated to the wars they fought in. Their service will also be celebrated at a special banquet. Organizers say the flight is a great way to…

Online Fundraiser Raises Over $60,000 For Curry-Dean Family

Fargo Family Lost Two Children In Weekend Crash In Grand Forks County

FARGO, N.D. — An online fundraising campaign to raise money for the Curry-Dean family of Fargo has raised over $60,000. One-year-old Maxwell Dean and 9-year-old Camden Dean were killed when an SUV driven by their mother, 30-year-old Trista Curry, skidded out of control and into the path of a semi on I-29 on Sunday. The boys died at the scene…

Fundraiser Started For Children Of Alexandria Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

Travis Pennig's Body Was Found Along A Road On Monday Evening

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Police in Alexandria are looking for the driver of a vehicle that hit and killed a father of two. 26-year-old Travis Pennig was found on the road around 10 o’clock Monday night. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. If you notice suspicious or unexplained damage to a vehicle, you are asked to…

Bethany Retirement Living Holds Annual ‘Soup of the Day’

The fundraiser raises money to help retirement home residents

FARGO, N.D. — Senior citizens got to have some hearty soup during Bethany Retirement Living’s annual “Soup of the Day” event. Soups and bread were donated by the auxiliary, staff and community. Offerings were taken at the door, and proceeds go towards equipment and materials to help those people living in the home. Organizers say they’ve raised over a thousand dollars…

Great Plains Food Bank Is Ready For “The Final Seating”

Annual Fundraising Event Is Coming To An End After 20 Years

FARGO, N.D. — They are calling it “The Final Seating”. The 20th annual Chef’s Gala and Auction at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo will be the last. The annual event has raised over $75,000 each year to directly benefit the Great Plains Food Bank. They have decided to refocus their efforts and look at other opportunities. This year’s event…

Fundraiser Helping Former NDSU Engineering Student Battling Cancer

Tyler Robertson is living with Glioblastoma, a treatable but not curable, type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord

FARGO, ND — NDSU is hosting its annual ‘Battle of the Cents–es’ fundraising competition, but this year, it will benefit a former student battling cancer. Tyler Robertson is living with Glioblastoma, a treatable but not curable, type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. The funds will be going towards his medical bills for treatment. The…