Giving Back

“Ties and Tiaras” Valentine’s dance celebrates local families while giving back

It's Mission Fargo's first year hosting the event

FARGO, N.D. — A local organization is encouraging families to dance the night away while giving back to the community. Mission Fargo is hosting its first ever Ties and Tiaras Valentine’s Dance at the Ramada in Fargo. The father-daughter dance is for families to let loose and have fun while raising money for Mission Fargo’s Lost Boys Fund. The organization…

The Salvation Army Provides Christmas Meals To Families In The F-M Community

A veteran who received the Christmas Food Box shares his struggles.

FARGO, N.D.- “I wouldn’t be standing here if people didn’t take the time to help me, be there and that was 90 percent of it. And they said, one day, you’ll pass this on. You may not get anyone sober, but you may help somebody else,” says P.J, who is receiving a Christmas food box. P.J is a Veteran who…

“The Power Of Community” United Way Celebrates Kick Off Event

United Way of Cass Clay is showcasing the success of local businesses giving back and having a positive impact on the community.

FARGO N.D — United Way of Cass Clay is showcasing the success of local businesses giving back and having a positive impact on the community. They held a kickoff event called “the power of community realized. It included keynote speakers that touched on the importance of giving back to the community. The event also gave people the chance to help…

Bison Football Players Stop by Eventide to Visit Senior Fans

Some of the fans have been supporting the team for over 50 years

WEST FARGO, N.D. —¬†As the NDSU football team prepares for its upcoming season, some of its players are finding ways to give back to the community. Many seniors at Eventide Sheyenne Crossings are giving these players a hero’s welcome. These fans are getting a chance to eat and talk with the players, and even look at their gold. Players say…

Last United Way Backpack Distribution at the Fargodome

United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were.

FARGO, ND — The United Way School Supply Drive has been underway throughout the summer and backpack distribution is coming to an end. The United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal, thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were. On Saturday, the organization was 60 backpacks short of their goal to serve 5,800…

Golden Drive Donates Proceeds of Annual Community Event to Youthworks

Youthworks is a nonprofit organization in Fargo that provides programs for runaway, homeless and street youth who are experiencing struggles at home, in life or at school

FARGO, N.D. — After this year’s Golden Drive Homeless Kids Annual Community event, organizer Susan Baron decided to donate 100 percent of the proceeds to Youthworks. Youthworks is a nonprofit organization in Fargo that provides programs for runaway, homeless and street youth who are experiencing struggles at home, in life or at school. Sue explained that it was important to…

Hornbacher’s Presents Big Check to the United Way

The president of Hornbacher's said this was their best year yet

FARGO, ND — Hornbacher’s celebrated its 10th annual Gobble It Up $5 Lunch on June 22nd at all locations in the metro and now they have presented a big check! Hornbacher’s was proud to present over $29,000 to the United Way. The community had an opportunity to enjoy a turkey sandwich and some snacks, while also giving back to those…

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…

MSUM Students Continue Service in the Name of Dr. King

Students donnated their time on Tuesday to help out and the food pantry and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

MSUM’s Black Student Union has found a way to extend their celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and give back. As part of an official kickoff to their extended celebration of Black History month, over a dozen students from multiple student organizations donated a few hours of their time to help out of the Emergency Food Pantry in Fargo….

Winter Storms Cause Blood Shortage in North Dakota

United Blood Services is asking for your help to make up for the lowered blood supply

FARGO, N.D. United Blood Services is asking for your help over the next coming weeks. Officials with UBS say the holiday season mixed with the recent winter storm are causing supplies to run low at blood banks around the state. They say power outages also caused blood drives to be canceled. While they don’t want anyone to risk their lives…