Sanford Children’s Hospital

Children of pediatricians take newly approved Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for young kids

Children of two pediatricians are among the first five to 11 year olds in our region to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Children of two pediatricians are among the first five to 11-year-olds in our region to get vaccinated for COVID-19. “I put it on my list a long time ago when I started making my Christmas list for this year, and I was really excited when I heard we could get it,” 11-year-old Stella Horner said….

Dairy Queen raises money for hospitals during Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen sells blizzards and will donate some proceeds to Sanford Children's

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Seventeen-year -old Tyler Amundson was whipping up blizzards at Dairy off prosperity road earlier this afternoon in honor of Miracle Treat Day. The nationally held fundraiser partners the ice cream chain with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals with proceeds going to those hospitals. One dollar from every Blizzard sold locally will benefit Sanford Children’s Hospital. Tyler says…

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day returns Thursday

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Dairy Queen is bringing back its Miracle Treat Day Thursday to help Sanford Children’s Hospital. For each Blizzard treat bought, $1 or more will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 1984, Dairy Queen has raised over $72 million for the hospitals through Miracle Treat Day and similar campaigns.  The money will be used…

21st Cares for Kids Radiothon benefitting Sanford Children’s Hospital kicks off

FARGO, N.D. — KFGO, Y94 and Froggy 99.9 are joining forces for the 21st Annual Cares for Kids Radiothon. The event raises money to support special programs, buy medical equipment and fund research and education for Sanford Children’s Hospital in Fargo. The funds go a long way in helping support kids in our region like 15-year-old Jakob Ness of Campbell,…

Patients at Sanford Children’s Hospital enjoy a pet parade to celebrate Halloween

About 25 people took part in the parade.

FARGO, N.D. – The F-M therapy dogs, Red River Corgis and the F-M Kennel Club team up to host a pet parade outside of Sanford Children’s hospital. The organizations wanted to cheer up patients who will have to miss Halloween this year. They brought their dogs dressed up in costumes and walked from the east side of the building to…

Community rallies behind Fargo girl on dialysis in Sioux Falls

They have created a GoFundMe and a Bonfire T-shirt fundraiser to help with the medical bills.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  A fundraiser is created to help a Fargo family whose daughter is undergoing dialysis treatment. Claire Upton is a 16-year-old cheerleader at Sheyenne High School in West Fargo. “She told me she was feeling a little nauseous and had missed cheer practice because of it and had a headache,” said Claire’s mom Ann Upton. It was…

You can still help Children’s Miracle Network even though Miracle Treat Day is cancelled

MOORHEAD, MN – The Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day that happens every year has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus, but there are still other ways to help out this year at Dairy Queen. At participating Dairy Queens, you can purchase Miracle Baloon coupons for $1 and get $2 back in coupons. You can also participate in the Round Up…

Panda Express Donates over 16,000 KN95 Masks To Sanford Health

The company is among many across the country that has decided to step-up and do their part to give back to the community.

FARGO, N.D.- Healthcare workers across the country continue to work around the clock to care for COVID-19 patients. The co-founders of Panda Express wanted to provide them with essential medical supplies, so they decided to start a COVID-19 relief to help supply healthcare workers with personal protective equipment. “Thanks to the donations that we have been receiving from guests as…

People Remember Grantley Johnson with Pictures & Sports Mementos at Memorial

His courageous battle inspired many people across the metro.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – People are paying their last respects to a young West Fargo boy who lost his second battle with cancer last week. Visitation was held Monday night at West Funeral Home & Life Tribute Center in West Fargo for seven-year-old Grantley Johnson. The center was filled with pictures, signed jerseys and sport memorabilia given to the Freedom…

Visitation and Funeral Services Set For Young West Fargo Boy

Grantley Johnson died Thursday in the midst of a second heroic battle with leukemia

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Visitation and funeral services are set for a young West Fargo boy who died Thursday in the midst of a second heroic battle with leukemia. Seven-year-old Grantley Johnson made a huge impact on the F-M community in his short time on earth. He had many friends at Freedom Elementary where he attended 2nd grade. The last…