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Rape & Abuse Crisis Center raises awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

FARGO, N.D. – April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It is also known by the acronym SAAM. Advocates say the goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. This year’s campaign slogan is build safe online spaces since technology is such a big part of people’s lives. “Technology…

Red River Children’s Advocacy Center helps abuse victims through their worst times

The month of April is dedicated to help bring knowledge and be aware of a public health issue in the world.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. “They can take a stand,” Anna Frissell stated. April is child abuse awareness and prevention month all across the world. The Red River Children’s Advocacy Center is making sure that families are given the correct tools to prevent a tragic happening due to child abuse. “We try to…

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….

Fargo AMVETS hosts holiday fundraiser

Profits donated to Rape and Abuse Crisis Center

Fargo AMVETS Post 7, Fargo, N.D.– The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fargo AMVETS hosts their annual holiday fundraiser. The sale includes Christmas decorations and baked goods which are provided by the Auxiliary. This event used to be a silent auction, but in recent years has turned into a free-will donation fundraiser. The money made from the sale this year will…

Fargo-Moorhead organizations meet to discuss domestic violence

October is domestic violence awareness month

FARGO, N.D. – Members from the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center, Fargo Police and YWCA of Cass Clay team up to host a domestic violence awareness and education meeting. Since October is domestic violence awareness month, they thought it would be a great opportunity to speak on this issue. They say domestic violence can be physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse….

Cherries for Charity, Hornbachers donates $15,000 to local nonprofits

Hornbachers donated the proceeds to the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and the YWCA Cass Clay.

FARGO, N.D. — Two big checks were presented to two local nonprofits thanks to the 38th annual Cherries for Charity event. It was held at all eight Fargo-Moorhead Hornbacher locations in June. The stores donated 25 cents per pound of cherries sold, amounting to $15,000 for this year’s campaign. A check for the amount was presented at the Osgood Hornbacher’s…

Are Domestic Violence Cases Increasing Due To COVID-19?

The number for the center's 24 hour crisis line is: 800-344-7273. 

FARGO, N.D. – The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center in Fargo says there have been more calls coming in than usual, but it’s too early to tell if it’s due to the pandemic. The center has also changed their services from walk-in, to only web based and telephone, so it’s not out of the ordinary that they have seen an…

Breweries Celebrate International Women’s Day With Special Blend

The Drink Will Be On Sale On March 26th At Front Street Taproom

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Brewing Company, Junkyard Brewing Company and other breweries are putting together beer brewed by women. “Basically we just want to recognize the women in our field. There are quite a few of us and it’s becoming more and more as the years go on so we just want to take and bring everyone together,” Taproom And…

LIVE: Women Brewing Up A Collaboration For A Cause

Three Breweries Brewing Beers Together For International Women's Day

Women from three local breweries are joining forces to launch a trio of beers for International Women’s Day this Sunday. Allison Slavik from Junkyard Brewing shared their “Here for the Cake” stout on today’s morning show. Women from Junkyard, Drekker and Fargo Brewing all worked on the beer. They also brewed a Pilsner at Drekker. They’ll get together at Fargo…

New Minnesota Laws Going Into Effect July 1st

they range from the opioid epidemic to spousal rape law changes and the creation of a missing and murdered indigenous women task force

MINNESOTA — Along with a $48 billion budget, a new set of laws will take effect in Minnesota on July 1st. Twenty–one million dollars a year. That’s how much drug manufacturers will be required to pay the state starting next Monday. “There isn’t a stream of funding for prevention efforts in general, opioids in particular,” said Rory Beil, with Clay…