Habitat for Humanity Holds Dakota Blitz Home Dedication Celebration

Three families are getting new homes

WEST FARGO, N.D. –Earlier this month, we told you about the Habitat for Humanity’s Dakota Blitz 3:10 project, which gives three families a place to call “home sweet home.” The Faizee family has always thought owning a home is part of the American Dream. Their family has lived in an unaffordable apartment since moving from Afghanistan. “Since we came to…

F-M Coalition to End Homelessness Holds Summit to Discuss Strategies, Progress

They released a report about the state of homelessness in the metro

FARGO, N.D. –Not everyone is able to go to bed in a safe place tonight. According to the F-M Coalition to End Homelessness, a thousand people experience homelessness in the metro on any given night. The overarching theme at the coalition’s Ending Homelessness Summit is the lack of funding and resources to help the homeless population in our community. “They…

Habitat for Humanity and Blitz Home Builders Team Up to Build Three Houses in Ten Days

The West Fargo homes will go to three families

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’ll soon be “home sweet home” for three families thanks to a project between Habitat for Humanity and Blitz Home Builders. The foundations of a new home are going up and it’ll be a huge step up for Alakiir Nhial, a single mother of five. The apartment she currently lives in is small and isn’t good for…

2019 Spring Parade of Homes Features Over 70 Homes in F-M Area

The most expensive home in the tour is priced at $1.4 million

FARGO, N.D.– The Home Builders Association is letting you fantasize about your dream home with the 2019 Spring Parade of Homes. The parade includes over 70 homes across six communities. It is free for general admission but there’s a $5 tour fee for the three luxury homes included in the tour. The homes were built by a total of 43…

LIVE: An Inside Look at the 2019 Spring Parade of Homes

The parade includes more than 70 homes across the area

FARGO, N.D.– KVRR’s Maggie LaMere speaks with Home Builders Association of F-M president John Gunkelman about the 2019 Spring Parade of Homes. Click on the link for more details. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: 2019 Spring Parade of Homes, Home Builders Association, homes

Holiday Homes of Hope Tour Raises Awareness for Cystic Fibrosis

Funds from the event go towards medication, scholarships, and education

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some call cystic fibrosis an invisible disease, but one organization is raising awareness with the Holiday Homes of Hope tour. “It can be very frightening to know you have an invisible disease. There’s a lot of uncertainty with that. There’s also a lot of hope,” Pam Thompson, development director for Cystic Fibrosis Association of ND, said. The group’s Holiday…

YWCA Leaders Speak with Legislators, Push for State Support of Affordable Housing

Last biennium, organizations that help homeless people only received $300,000 from the state for housing

FARGO, N.D. — For many years, YWCA Cass Clay has been providing women and children battling homelessness and domestic violence a place to live and a chance to be heard. “We don’t want to speak for them, but we do want to share their struggles and at the same time, some of the triumphs and the success stories that women are…

Animal Lovers Walk with Their Favorite Furry Friends to Save the Lives of Homeless Pets

Dozens join in on the annual Adopt–A–Pet fundraiser, The Furry Friends Pet Walk to show off how much they have gained from going through the adoption process

FARGO, N.D. — People are walking with their favorite furry friends to save the lives of homeless pets. Dozens join in on the annual Adopt–A–Pet fundraiser, The Furry Friends Pet Walk to show off how much they have gained from going through the adoption process. Courts Plus brings in different vendors from the community so people can learn more about…

Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity Raises the Walls on a New Home

The house is being built through a partnership with Thrivent Financial and area churches

FARGO, N.D. — Volunteers from Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity raised the walls on another new house in north Fargo. Through a partnership with Thrivent Financial and local churches, the wall raising celebration marks the beginning of the build for the future homeowner and volunteers. This is the 19th house in either Cass or Clay County that has been built through…

Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity to Build Three Homes in Ten Days

With the help of Blitz Home Builders, the project will take place in 2019

FARGO, N.D. — In less than a year, more than sixty volunteers from all over the country will gather in the metro to hammer home hope and build a new start for three families. For Danielle Stone, who has been with the Blitz Home Builders since 2012, it was surreal to bring her team of volunteers to the metro. “Being from…