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Fundraiser to help support Rape and Abuse Crisis Center goes virtual

This is the 9th annual Fabulous Fashion & Friends event

FARGO, N.D. — Celebrating with fashion, entertainment and friends. On the surface, that seems to embody what the fundraising event presented by My Best Friend’s Closet boutique of Fargo is all about. “Before, we’ve always held it at the Fargo Country Club with a dinner. It’s always been sold out, 250 people,” explains My Best Friend’s Closet owner Glenda Haugen….

Nonprofit helps ensure local families spend holiday season full of turkey, gratitude and thanks

"Thanksgiving dinner for their families can be really tough for them so we wanted to be able to give back something to our community."

FARGO, N.D. — The Faith4Hope nonprofit is helping local families in the metro ensure they have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. “This time of year we know that it’s a happy occasion but it also can be a sad one for others that are really fighting the poverty and so not being able to provide a typical Thanksgiving dinner for their…

Local non profit hosts shopping relief event for community members

relief shoppers stay fashionably warm with donated goods

FARGO, N.D. — The relief shopping event hosted by the Life Packages for the Homeless non profit gave people the chance for an eventful weekend. People got the opportunity to shop until they dropped without having to spend a dime on items. “We’re not going to charge you for it. It’s 2020 things have come to a screeching halt for…

“Thankful for” plaques help benefit United Way

Local company partners up with non-profit for a way to give back to those in need.

FARGO, N.D. – Office Sign Company is creating unique “Thankful For” plaques with part of the proceeds benefiting the United Way of Cass-Clay. These decorative plaques are completely customizable with photo and text to show who or what you are thankful for. The non-profit organization strives to put an end to homelessness for children and families throughout the valley. Each…

Furniture Mission of the Red River Valley opens in North Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo nonprofit opens its doors to those who need furniture. Furniture Mission of the Red River Valley held an open house at its new building on 39th Street North. The organization hands out donated furniture to families for free. It also partners with organizations like Churches United, New Life Center and the Red Cross. The organization…

Sixth Graders Give Back Through Research Projects

Nearly 70 students work to raise awareness for a local nonprofit.

FARGO, N.D. — Sixth graders at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School are giving back to the community, one research project at a time. It’s the students’ second year participating in the Annual Project Based Learning event surrounding Giving Hearts Day. Nearly 70 students, split into 16 groups, work in teams to research and create a plan to raise awareness for…

Hoeven Announces New Program To Help Veterans

FARGO, N.D. — Veterans from all branches packed into the West Fargo VFW to voice their opinion on healthcare and the Fargo VA while sharing experiences, and there was a lot of expectations from the talks. “As a community veteran, it’s important that we keep on the VA doing, the senators and legislative representative out looking making their following through…

Garage Sale to Help a Group Supporting Parents Who Lost a Child

The Office Sign Company is hosting its semi–annual garage sale and donating 100% of the proceeds to the Hopeful Heart Project

DOWNTOWN FARGO, N.D.–They might seem like left over odds and ends. But to some parents, they are a sign of hope. The Office Sign Company is hosting its semi–annual garage sale and donating 100% of the proceeds to the Hopeful Heart Project. The local nonprofit is dedicated to providing care packages, support and resources to families who have lost a…

Farm Rescue Continues Its Journey to Nebraska for “Operation Hay Lift”

Nebraska has needed the most help during the flooding season

FARGO, N.D. — A local non-profit is fighting floods in a different kind of way. Many trucks are carrying hay bales across the Midwest as part of Farm Rescue’s “Operation Hay Lift.” Its mission is to deliver these bales to Nebraska to help farmers and ranchers in the state keep their livestock well-fed in the wake of devastating flooding. “We’d like…