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Fargo family raises money for toddler’s medical expenses

"It's been a hardship, we had a very complicated pregnancy and then the loss of our son Carter, but we just try to focus on Brooks and keeping him healthy."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo couple is calling on people’s support for help with their son’s medical challenges. With the help of Lend a Hand Up, Dakota Medical Foundation and Drumconrath Brewing Company, the Thiesen family is hoping for community support at their Brews for Brooks fundraiser. “We’re having a benefit for my son Brooks, who’s been having some…

Lend a Hand Up Expanding Ways To Raise Money Amid Greater Need

There are several ways to help out people in need through Lend a Hand Up

  The Lend a Hand Up organization says they’re seeing more need than ever to help people battling injuries and illness. They’re hosting multiple online and in-person benefits, including for Holly Siverling, a Fargo woman battling Stage 4 breast cancer, and Sam Hardesty, a National Guardsman who lost a leg in a workplace accident this summer. If you want to…

Benefit helps support woman in cancer fight

Funds will be boosted by Lend A Hand Up.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A taco bar benefit is helping raise funds for a woman diagnosed with melanoma. Family and friends of Carissa Sjolie are hosting the walking taco bar, silent auction and raffle after Sjolie’s diagnosis showed the cancer had spread to her liver, lungs, spleen and brain. The benefit is being held until 10 o’clock tonight at…

Fundraiser Event to Raise Money for a Woman Recovering from Brain Surgery

"She will do anything to protect anybody. Absolutely."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A local woman who is recovering from major brain surgery is getting support from the community. “She will do anything to protect anybody. Absolutely,” Paige’s mother, Kim Davis said. Caring and protecting is how many describe Paige Davis. She’s always looking out for others. But, It’s now her turn to be cared for. Paige’s skull was…

Community rallies behind Fargo woman battling cancer

Lend a Hand Up and family came together for a good cause

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – “You never know what’s knocking at your backdoor.” Breast cancer is never an easy burden to bear. But with friends and family like Chris Beaulieu, one Fargo north woman is being shown an abundance of love and support. Michelle Johnson’s family and friends hosted a benefit in order to rally hope and help during this difficult…

Help Stick It To Cancer With Lend A Hand Up

Group Raising Money For Families Battling Cancer

  You can help families battling cancer avoid financial hardships at the same time. Lend A Hand Up is in the midst of its annual Stick it to Cancer fundraiser. A silent auction runs through February 9th, with all proceeds going to the organization. The event is capped off with a night of high school hockey games on the 9th…

Fitness coach helps pull fundraiser together for single mom with breast cancer

"I don't know half the people that are donating so it is so crazy to me that they are just showing so much support."

FARGO, N.D. — During trying times, one community member is reminding people all about the season of giving with a benefit that will help cover costs for a single mom who’s going through a tough medical diagnosis. “She’s been through a lot of what people would consider hardships and just come out on top every time and such a strong…

Nonprofit hosts fundraiser to help local families battling with health issues

"Together we could really make a difference this holiday season for these families..."

FARGO, N.D.– A nonprofit organization is hosting a fundraising event to lend a few helping hands to local families battling with health issues. Local nonprofit organization, ‘Lend A Hand Up’ is stepping up to the plate to assist local families in the community. “We’re starting our daily big boost drawings on Monday and that will go through Friday. Anyone who…

Team Chip presents $50,000 check to Lend A Hand Up

The group of friends hosts Bowlin' for Colon to fundraise money for the organization in honor of their late friend Maynard "Chip" Johnson

FARGO, N.D. — One group is continuing their tradition of giving back to honor their late friend. Team chip has come together every year since 2011 to host a benefit for Maynard “Chip” Johnson who was battling colon cancer. Lend A Hand Up helped them host their first successful event. They raise funds each year at their Bowlin’ for a…

Team Chip to present 9th Annual Bowlin’ for the Colon check to Lend A Hand Up Wednesday

The event on Wednesday will be held at Drekker Brewhalla.

FARGO, N.D.–Team Chip will be presenting their 9th Annual Bowlin’ for the Colon check to Lend A Hand Up at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Team Chip started the Bowlin’ for the Colon fundraiser after Lend A Hand Up helped them raise money for their friend Maynard “Chip” Johnson in 2011. Every year since the fundraiser, Team Chip has given back…