Hands for Change

Concordia students volunteer during annual Hands for Change

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — New students at Concordia College are already making a difference in the community. During orientation week, students are helping out with the annual Hands for Change outreach event. One of the locations is at Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Moorhead. They are spread out at 24 different service projects in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Classes…

Concordia students give back during annual ‘Hands for Change’

This event is an effort to introduce students to their new community

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — As college students start their school year, they are already giving back to the community. Concordia College hosts its 30th annual ‘Hands for Change’ event. First-year and transfer students volunteered at about 25 locations across Fargo Moorhead. One of the locations was at Cobber Kids Daycare, where planter boxes were built for growing fruits and vegetables….

Move-In Day For Students At Concordia Where Masks Will Be Required In Class

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College in Moorhead is requiring face masks in all classes, labs and studios beginning on the first day of class which is Thursday. Students spent the day getting moved into the college to get ready for the start of classes. They head off Monday to “Hands For Change” service projects around the community. Concordia is also…

Concordia Students Use “Hands for Change” Day to Develop Relationships With Community

Thirty-five groups of freshmen and transfer students participated in the service-learning activities

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A new school year is more than trying to get another set of passing grades; it’s also about giving back to the community around you. “So we’re club 18. Shark bait, ooo ha ha. Club one eight! yeah! yeah!” said Concordia College freshmen Evan Gertken and Rhiley Larson. Thirty–five clubs made up of freshmen and transfer students from…

Concordia Students Ditch the Classroom to Give Back to the Community

At Great Plains Food Bank, students helped package potatoes

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds of first year Concordia students ditched the classroom to give back to the community. The college’s annual Hands for Change event allows students to participate in 28 service projects throughout the area. At Great Plains Food Bank, students helped package potatoes. The potatoes will be sent to towns in the area for families who can’t afford…