homelessness

Gov. Walz Signs Veterans Bill Into Law

ST. PAUL (KVRR) — Gov Tim Walz has signed a bill to address veteran services and homelessness. The state house passed the bill last Friday, one day after it cleared the senate. It includes over $52 million for veterans affairs. Sixteen point five million is being set aside for veterans’ homes. Nearly $25 million will be given in the form…

Golden Drive food drive aims to help the homeless

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Food, hygiene, bath supplies and more will be handed out from the West Fargo Fire Department to food pantries and homeless shelters across the region. They started collecting food and other items as the organization continues its dedication to helping out those experiencing a less fortunate situation. “Homeless awareness, raising awareness. You don’t need a…

LIVE: It’s Easy As A Text Message To Help People Transition Out Of Homelessness

United Way's "Home for Good" Baskets Will Help 120 Families Transition Into Permanent Homes

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – You can help people transition out of homelessness with something as simple as a text message. United Way of Cass Clay is creating “Home for Good” baskets for the third year in a row. The baskets are filled with home essentials, everything from cleaning supplies to dishes to bedding. They help people feel at home…

Home For Good baskets provide essential needs

United Way of Cass-Clay kindly asks the F-M community to donate money for essential needs for families leaving homelessness

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- – United Way of Cass-Clay continues to help people who are homeless in the F-M metro. They are creating “Home for Good” baskets to provide basic essential household needs to families transitioning out of homelessness. The goal is to help 120 local families by rallying the community from now until April 4th to provide essentials to families…

Cass-Clay Creamery to match $10,000 in donations for Golden Drive Homeless Kids

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A local organization dedicated to helping homeless kids in the area is getting a big boost. Cass-Clay Creamery is matching funds donated to Golden Drive Homeless Kids by up to $10,000. The money is provided by the Kemps Foundation. Golden Drive is currently accepting donations for both its sock and Christmas drives. Founder Sue Baron says…

United Way of Cass-Clay Raises Over $100,000 for Homeless Children

"United Way helps break the cycle of homelessness."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Community members are giving back, donating funds to United Way of Cass-Clay.   “Today our goal is to raise $100,000 for our community. All dollars raised will benefit families and children right here in our community that are experiencing homelessness. Unfortunately on any given night in our community there are about 1,000 individuals who are homeless,” United…

United Way Cass Clay begins Community Kickoff campaign

The goal is to show people what it means to truly Live United.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — United Way of Cass-Clay is hoping to inspire people throughout the metro to help give back to their community. Through its Community Kickoff campaign, the organization hopes to reach as many people as possible and raise funds for the lives positively impacted by United Way. The goal is to show people what it means to truly…

YWCA buys building for survivors of domestic violence

The new facility will be called 'Lantern Light' and will house 23 families.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The YWCA is helping provide affordable housing for women facing homelessness due to domestic abuse. “The YWCA set out a very aggressive strategic plan back in 2015 to establish more affordable housing for women and their children,” YWCA Cass-Clay CEO Erin Prochnow said. Out of a friendship with convent neighbor, Union of Sisters of the Presentation,…

United Way’s Home for Good program helps those transitioning out of homelessness

The non profit organization is taking the time to make sure families are welcome and at home.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A local non profit organization is taking the time to make families feel welcome and at home. “We can’t do this alone. We need our community to help us,” said Tiffany McShane. United Way Cass Clay is asking for people at home to help with its Home for Good program and the volunteer opportunity. It is…

NDSU students hold 120 hour-long Freeze-A-Thon fundraiser

The fundraiser brings awareness and helps raise funds for the homeless community.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – NDSU students are showing their support to a local charity organization by helping bring awareness and raise funds for the homeless community. Members of the Kappa Delta sorority and Alpha tau Omega fraternity are bearing freezing temperatures on the corner of University and 12th Avenue North. The students will stand outside for 120 hours straight in…