homelessness

Marchers take to downtown Fargo to demand COVID-19 relief

"Today on Christmas day of all days, it is not merry for many."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)–This holiday, some community members are taking to the streets of downtown Fargo as a reminder that it’s not a time of joy and bliss for everyone. “Today on Christmas day of all days, it is not merry for many,” Jamaal Abegaz said. That’s because according to the organizers, a lot of families both across the country and…

Santa helps Golden Drive Homeless Kids accept donations at West Fargo Fire Dept.

The organization's mission is to raise awareness of the homeless crisis that the children in our community are experiencing

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Santa and his helpers take over the West Fargo Fire Department as they accept donations to help homeless kids in the community. The fundraising event hosted by Sue Baron, founder of Golden Drive Homeless Kids, is a way for community members to give back. People drove by from 2 to 5 p.m. to drop off…

United Way Cass Clay wants to fight homelessness in the community

LIVE UNITED GIVE UNITED rallied the community to drive by the C-I Apparel parking lot and give 20 dollars.

FARGO, N.D. – United Way of Cass Clay hosts a drive thru event to help prevent homelessness. Live United Give United rallied the community to drive by the CI Apparel parking lot and give $20. People were able to donate through a QR code. Those who stopped by were able to receive treats and do a fun photo-op. According to…

The Chambers hosts Eggs & Issues to talk about topics like homelessness

Homelessness rates are going up, and local leaders are trying to find solutions

FARGO, N.D. – The Chambers Eggs & Issues this month focuses on homelessness, hunger & the impact it has on our community. Community leaders from the FM area virtually joined to answer questions about their progress in the fight against homelessness. A big topic was the impact COVID-19 is having on it. Goldmark Property Management says it’s nervous for struggling…

LIVE: Lend A Helping Hand To Northlands Rescue Mission

Annual Auction Moving Online In November

  A Grand Forks rescue mission needs your help as more and more people turn to their services. Northlands Rescue Mission normally hosts a large charity banquet at the Alerus Center each year. With COVID, they’re moving this year’s event online. A silent auction runs from November 10th to the 12th. A free live stream event is set for the…

“Thankful for” plaques help benefit United Way

Local company partners up with non-profit for a way to give back to those in need.

FARGO, N.D. – Office Sign Company is creating unique “Thankful For” plaques with part of the proceeds benefiting the United Way of Cass-Clay. These decorative plaques are completely customizable with photo and text to show who or what you are thankful for. The non-profit organization strives to put an end to homelessness for children and families throughout the valley. Each…

VA Healthcare Center opens new Resource and Referral Center in Fargo

FARGO, N.D– The VA Health Care System hosts a grand opening for its new Community Resource and Referral Center. It was created to provide resources to veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless and those who are already homeless. The facility has resources like a primary care clinic, food pantry, kitchen and computer lab. The opening ceremony was attended…

United Way of Cass-Clay kicks off 2020 Donation Campaign

FARGO, N.D. — According to the United Way of Cass-Clay, 1,022 people in our community will experience homelessness on any given day. It’s a huge problem, one that the United Way is trying to solve by 2023. “Instead of asking the question ‘How do we help the homeless?’ We started to think about this community issue a little differently, and…

New Life Center Volunteer Raise Homelessness Awareness By Sleeping Outside

There is more than 1,000 people without a home in the F-M area.

FARGO, N.D. – In an effort to raise awareness, a group of six volunteers from the Fargo New Life Center will be sleeping in tents each night until Giving Hearts on Thursday. “It’s not to say, hey look at us, we’re homeless, but it’s just to draw attention to the fact that there are many individuals who struggle with homes, and…

Community Leaders Talk About Housing Bonds For Working Class People

The Goal Is To Help Combat Homelessness In Minnesota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Community members, local politicians and social workers packed into the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. The point of the meeting is to address the local and statewide issue of homelessness. “Every Minnesotan deserves to have a safe, dignified place to call home and the resources that they need to be stable in their housing,” Executive Director…