homelessness

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…

Fargo man experiencing homelessness sheds light on importance of local shelters

New Life Center in Fargo is raising awareness about homelessness in our community

FARGO, N.D. — For those without a home, the frigid cold can be a matter of life and death. Michael’s phone call to the New Life Center in Fargo came after spending weeks out on the streets. “That phone call was the greatest thing in my life at this time,” he says. Michael had lost his job after a car…

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…