Fundraiser

Live United Awards Showcase Community Support

It was also announced that United Way reached its 2016 campaign goal of 5.7 million dollars

FARGO, N.D. — United Way is celebrating its “2016 LIVE UNITED” awards with a “Tonight Show” style event. Guests were entertained by a host as a thank you from United Way for all the community support shown in 2016. Nine awards were given out to local organizations and individuals who excelled at helping the organization. Winners were called up and…

59th Annual Pancake Karnival Held at Fargodome

The Kiwanis Club busted out the maple syrup for a day of 50,000 pancakes

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargodome was filled with the sweet smell of pancakes on the skillet Saturday for the Kiwanis Club’s 59th Annual Pancake Karnival. On average, between 9,000 and 16,000 people come to the event over the course of the day each year. The event employs 250 volunteers, cooks 4,000 pounds of sausage, uses 150 gallons of syrup and…

Diamond in the Ruff Organized the First-Ever Curling for Critters Event

Beginner and Expert curlers participated in a tournament to raise funds for animals in need

FARGO, N.D. — With snow and ice melting outside, you can still enjoy it indoors with the sport of curling. Diamond in the Ruff hosted their first “Curling for Critters,” a day for experts and beginners to take on the winter sport. Twelve teams joined together for the day long tournament. All proceeds will benefit the Diamond in The Ruff…

Pints for a Cause: Fargo Brewing Company Gives Back

One local brewery gives back to an organization.

Fargo Brewing Company is looking to lift up the community by donating to a local nonprofit. The brewery is donating one dollar from every pint to “Creating Care for Reaching Independence”, a group that supports people with disabilities. The event is raising awareness for “Giving Hearts Day” on February 9th. The day promotes raising money for more than 350 charities…

Soup Feed Raises Funds for Local Retirement Community

It's one of Bethany Reirement Living's biggest fundraisers of the year

Bethany Retirement Living was raising money for their community with their 6th Annual Soup of the Day event. Event planners said the event is one of the retirement community’s most popular of the year. With more than 27 different soups to choose from, they said there’s something here for everyone. They said each year the event can bring in up…

Perfect Weather for “Icing the Stigma”

Davies High School DECA students held an ice skating fundraiser to raise mental illness awareness

FARGO, N.D. — Students of Davies High School invited the community to come out and ice skate for mental health awareness.  A group of Davies High School DECA students set up “Ice the Stigma” to raise funds for those struggling with mental illnesses. They even poured free cups of hot chocolate. “Personally struggling with mental illnesses and having lots of…

Great Plains Food Bank Needs Volunteers for Souper Bowl Day of Caring Fundraiser

Calling all youth groups! Looking for a way to make the big game an opportunity to give back?

The Great Plains Food Bank has some “souper” exciting news. The organization has joined in the national campaign called the Souper Bowl Day of Caring, which raises millions of dollars each year in cash and food items for charity. Great Plains is looking for church youth groups to sign up to volunteer to collect food and cash donations before the…

Shake Up Your New Year’s Eve Plans With the West Fargo Shakers

The West Fargo Shakers are throwing a holiday party and donnating all proceeds to charity

FARGO, N.D. Looking for a way to put your New Year’s celebrating towards a good cause? The West Fargo Shakers are shaking things up on New Year’s Eve with their 10th Annual New Year’s Eve party at the Holiday Inn on 13th Avenue. All proceeds go to the Dakota Medical Foundation and the West Fargo Educational Foundation. The party has…