low income

Trump Administration Wants To Eliminate Low-Income Heating Assistance

Second Attempt To Abolish The Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of low-income heating assistance. The administration is using the same arguments from a year ago when it tried to abolish the program, saying it’s rife with fraud and that no one would be left freezing if the program goes away. Those claims were widely discredited a…

Dress for Success Red River Valley to Host “Attire to Inspire” Event

They're featuring more than one hundred models, including our very own Alison Voorhees

FARGO, ND — For one area nonprofit, fashion is the tool they use to bring economic and educational success to countless families through the metro. Dress for Success Red River Valley is holding its fifth “Attire to Inspire” fashion show Thursday evening at Avalon Events Center West. They’re featuring more than one hundred models, including our very own Alison Voorhees….

Affordable Housing Unit for Seniors Opens in Fargo

Beyond Shelter strives to address the housing needs of all lower income individuals and families.

FARGO, ND — Beyond Shelter is celebrating its 1,000th affordable housing unit, which provides affordable homes to 39 seniors with limited resources. HomeField Apartments are located at 4245 28th Avenue South in Fargo. Beyond Shelter strives to address the housing needs of all lower income individuals and families. More recently they have focused on the elderly which is North Dakota’s…

Jeremiah Program Hoping to Help Single Mothers Finish College

The new Jeremiah Program center is set to open in early 2018 with a 20-unit complex and a child care facility

FARGO, N.D. — A child care service that many low–income families have relied on is closing soon. The Jeremiah Program is breaking ground next month on a new project, but will the new facility fit the needs of those left behind? When Nokomis Child Care Center announced it was closing at the end of June, in part to a lack…