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Golden Drive collects hygiene kits for homeless children

"It's kind of an unseen need when you think about it, it is a huge one.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) Golden Drive Homeless kids organization is helping provide fresh underwear and hygiene kits to people experiencing homelessness. In just two days of selling hot dogs and brats the Golden Drive is thanking people in the community for showing up to support the cause last weekend. With all that was collected local shelters throughout the metro will…

Sanford Health Limits Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Distribution

Sanford Health is using the limited doses on hand for people who may find it harder getting vaccinated.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Plenty of vaccines are readily available, yet hesitancy is still a concern a local health expert tells us. As the Johnson and Johnson vaccine makes its way back from a temporary setback, Sanford Health is using the limited doses on hand for people who may find it harder getting vaccinated. “Right now we have very limited…

Shelters bring awareness to homelessness as temperatures drop

"Having emergency shelter saves lives. It saves lives certainly in the bitter cold temperatures."

FARGO-MOORHEAD – As the temperatures continue to drop, the homeless may be faced with tougher challenges. With frigid temperatures sweeping in over the next week, two local organizations are doing their best to provide relief to those seeking shelter from the cold. “We’re very aware of the temperatures that are coming. The kind of wind chills we’re expecting aren’t compatible…

Drive-up food drive brings awareness to community struggles

"In these times it's been shown that the biggest need in this community is housing and food security and so we are supporting the homeless shelter.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A local nonprofit organization is helping make sure no member in our community goes hungry Moorhead Rotary is helping support Churches United with a drive up food drive. The drive through event sought to shine a light on one of the many struggles some community members face during trying times, such as poverty and hunger. While…

Moorhead church helps reach and feed more people in need of warm meals

The meals change on a daily basis and are free of charge.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local church is partnering up with Churches United to reach more people in need of a warm meal. Trinity Lutheran Church is helping provide the extra space for more people to enjoy the warmth of the indoors as well as freshly prepared meals. The partnership comes after Churches United had to limit capacity to ensure social…

Downtown Fargo memorial honors fallen homeless victims

"I think a lot of people don't recognize how many individuals are homeless on any given night within our community."

FARGO, N.D. — A service in Downtown Fargo honors the homeless who have lost their lives while having no place to call home. The Fargo-Moorhead Coalition to End Homelessness sets up the memorial every year on the winter solstice. The night symbolizes the longest night of the year which brings awareness to the cold and long winter nights the homeless…

The New Life Center in Fargo Confirms Its First Positive COVID-19 Case

The individual from the New Life Center who tested positive is hospitalized at Sanford in Fargo and in good condition.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Homeless shelters in the area are faced with new challenges as COVID-19 cases begin to show up. “The individual who tested positive has stayed with us for a short period of time. I think it was the 18th through the 22nd. Somewhere in that time frame. And he was not symptomatic with us,” says Rob Swiers, the Executive…

Fargo Filmmakers Show Homelessness in North Dakota in First Chapter of “Home” Series

The series is split into 12 chapters

FARGO, N.D. — A new docuseries is taking a look at what a non-profit calls North Dakota’s homelessness crisis. “Home” is split into 12 chapters. Filmmakers Sean and Sonya Coffman with The Human Family premiered the first chapter at the Fargo Library. Sean says the idea came to him and his wife during his wife’s time volunteering at a local homeless…