NEW LIFE CENTER

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…

Shelters bring awareness to homelessness as temperatures drop

"Having emergency shelter saves lives. It saves lives certainly in the bitter cold temperatures."

FARGO-MOORHEAD – As the temperatures continue to drop, the homeless may be faced with tougher challenges. With frigid temperatures sweeping in over the next week, two local organizations are doing their best to provide relief to those seeking shelter from the cold. “We’re very aware of the temperatures that are coming. The kind of wind chills we’re expecting aren’t compatible…

Mets great Darryl Strawberry shares his story of redemption in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – Four-time World Series champion Darryl Strawberry speaks about his road to recovery and redemption at Fargo’s New Life Center. During his 17 seasons in the big leagues, Strawberry struggled with drug and alcohol addiction. The eight-time all-star also battled cancer twice, got divorced twice and went to jail multiple times. Strawberry says he turned his life around…

“Stuff The Truck” Event Aims To Help Those In Need In The F-M Area

The New Life Center partnered with the Life 97.9, Luther Family Ford, and FM realtors.

FARGO, N.D.- Although spring cleaning is well behind us, it’s never too late to get rid of items you no longer use. Especially if those items will help others in the community. “It’s important to be continuously investing in our community, whether it’s good times or bad and honestly the less we focus on yourself, I think the easier it…

The New Life Center in Fargo Confirms Its First Positive COVID-19 Case

The individual from the New Life Center who tested positive is hospitalized at Sanford in Fargo and in good condition.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Homeless shelters in the area are faced with new challenges as COVID-19 cases begin to show up. “The individual who tested positive has stayed with us for a short period of time. I think it was the 18th through the 22nd. Somewhere in that time frame. And he was not symptomatic with us,” says Rob Swiers, the Executive…

New Life Center Reports First COVID-19 Infection

The individual is currently hospitalized at Sanford health.

FARGO, N.D.–The New Life Center in Fargo confirms its first case of COVID-19 on Thursday. The Center reports the individual is currently hospitalized at Sanford health and is in good condition. The individual appeared asymptomatic while at the shelter and has not been at New Life Center since April 21. New Life Center says it will be informing all potentially…

Chi Friendship Raising Supplies In Thanks For Giving Donation Drive

The group is helping raise supplies for groups like New Life Center, Jeremiah Program, YWCA and Dorothy Day.

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo based non–profit is looking to give a helping hand to families in need this holiday season. CHI Friendship is having its “Thanks for Giving” donation drive all across the valley. The group is helping raise supplies for groups like New Life Center, Jeremiah Program, YWCA and Dorothy Day. They will be taking more donations tomorrow…

New Life Center Holds “Meal at the Mission” to Raise Awareness

People can learn about programs and take a tour

FARGO, N.D. — The New Life Center is showing the community how they’re helping men and families experiencing homelessness. They do a Meal at the Mission the third Thursday of every month, where people can come in and learn about what the center does and take a tour. Staff are already talking about overflow for the winter, where they take…

Donations from “Stuff the Truck” Event Go Towards New Life Center

The Center helps men experiencing homelessness

FARGO, N.D. — It’s time for spring cleaning, and what you might consider junk can be very useful for someone else. The New Life Center partnered with Life 97.9 for “stuff the truck,” where people can bring clothes, small appliances and furniture to donate. The Center helps men experiencing homelessness. Organizers say they collect about 15,000 pounds of items before Spring…