Giving

LIVE: Caring Catalog Puts More Than 80 Charities In One Spot This Holiday Season

FM Area Foundation Hoping To Help 87 Non-Profits Reach Fundraising Goals

  There’s a one-stop charity destination where you can give to more than 80 local non-profits all at once. The FM Area Foundation launched the Caring Catalog. 87 different non-profits are asking for funding for specific projects. This is the second year for the catalog. The FM Area Foundation takes care of all credit card fees for donations. 100% of…

Jumping for Joy Video Goes Viral; Watch 4-Year-Old Wyatt Reach New Heights in His Wheelchair

And that video she's mentioning has been seen by more than four million people!

FARGO, N.D. — Have you ever been scrolling through Facebook and found an awesome viral video? You’ll be excited to know the next one you see comes right from Fargo. “This video has just been, it’s been incredible,” said Kim Pladson, the Executive Director at TNT Fitness in Fargo. And that video she’s mentioning has been seen by more than…

Holiday Blood Drive: One West Fargo Couple’s Story About Giving and Receiving

As a constant supporter and right hand, Tim decided he has more than enough blood and platelets to help others

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Medical experts say blood donations are in higher demand during the holiday season and one man is doing his part to make a difference. Donating blood two to three times a year was routine for Tim Mehl. “But in 2013 it became more personal…we spent a lot of time in the hospital befriending people that had…

One Train, Dozens of Cities, Hundreds of Lights: Giving Back on the Road

"The Canadian Pacific Holiday train has become a tradition here in Detroit Lakes and Becker County"

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Opening presents, friends and family gathering around the dinner table, and twinkling lights…all things that remind us of the season of giving. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how a moving train is becoming part of a holiday tradition in Detroit Lakes. Christmas has come early for the people of Detroit Lakes. And for just 30 minutes…

Food Truck For a Purpose Welcomes Minneapolis Pro Wrestler and her BBQ Sauce

Fargo Park District is bringing a tasty twist to the summer by hosting different food trucks and giving back to United Way of Cass–Clay

FARGO, N.D. — Food Truck for a Purpose is back and a Minneapolis pro–wrestler was in town with her Meat and Greet Food Truck. Fargo Park District is bringing a tasty twist to the summer by hosting different food trucks and giving back to United Way of Cass–Clay. OBD is a pro wrestler who started her own line of barbecue…

Treating Yourself to a Root Beer Float to Give Back with Hornbacher’s

This weekend at all Hornbacher's locations in the metro and Grand Forks, you can get a root beer float for just 50 cents

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Separately vanilla ice cream and root beer are delicious. But together they create an American classic that not only tastes great but it can also make a difference! This weekend at all Hornbacher’s locations in the metro and Grand Forks, you can get a root beer float for just 50 cents. All of the money raised will…

Moorhead Woman With Non-Profit and Government Experience Running For City Council

Shelly Carlson is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman whose career has been devoted to public service is running for Ward 2 on the Moorhead City Council. Shelly Carlson works as the Criminal Justice Systems manager with the Minnesota Elder Justice Center. She is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian. Carlson says what makes her different is that she has…

‘Others’ Supports Giving Hearts Day And Dress For Success

If you shop Thursday on Giving Hearts Day, 10% of your purchase will be donated to Dress for Success

FARGO, ND — Giving Hearts Day is just a few days away and one local store is continuing their mission of giving back to someone in need. Each month ‘Others’ partners with organizations and to celebrate February they are partnering with Red River Valley Dress for Success. They are looking for suits, business professional and casual wear, shoes and accessories…

Metroflex Gym Teams Up with Golden Drive’s Christmas Gift Event

The Owner says he now has five kids of his own and he always wants to help out the area's homeless kids anyway he can

FARGO, ND — A local gym is giving back to children in need for the holidays. Metroflex Gym Fargo is collecting any unopened toys to give to the Golden Drive for Homeless Kids’ Christmas Gift Event. The owner, John Ostos, says he wanted to get involved for the third year in a row because he grew up in a poverty-stricken…

Bernie’s Wines and Liquors Discounting Spirits for Holiday Spirit

Both locations of Bernie's in Fargo and West Fargo are accepting donations

FARGO, ND — A local business is looking to lend a helping hand this holiday season. Bernie’s Wines and Liquors is asking customers to bring in nonperishable food items in exchange for 10% off your purchase. They have partnered up with Great Plains Food Bank and are accepting donations until December 20th. The manager says it’s important to give back…