school supplies

Over 1,000 Backpacks Given To Schools

In addition to the school district we've also made backpacks available for our local shelters as we know that there are a lot of youth that are spending time and remaining in shelters at this moment,"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — After a successful end to their school supply drive, United Way of Cass-Clay is ensuring students who could not make the event are still equipped with all the learning essentials they may need. After four days full of students getting ready to head back to the classroom, United way of Cass clay is ending their school…

United Way reaches 6,000 backpack goal during school supply drive

"They provide students with confidence when they throw them on their shoulders and it gets them excited about going back to school,"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Essentia Health is helping United Way of Cass-Clay make sure no student is left behind with a big donation. Through generous community support, United Way of Cass-Clay is announcing they have reached their goal in helping students enrolled within Cass-Clay schools. “We met our goal of equipping 6,000 local K-12 students with backpacks. That all came…

Lemonade stand helps kids get school supplies

Proceeds will go towards purchasing school supplies for students in need.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –Kids at a lemonade stand are giving back to the community with proceeds going towards helping students in need. A community project running on its ninth year has children at Wiggles N’ Giggles Childcare partnering up with United Way of Cass-Clay to serve ice cold lemonade all while learning valuable life lessons. “It’s a wonderful learning opportunity…

Churches United Launches Campaign To Provide Kids With School Supplies & Clothing

Churches United is expecting to have about 60 kids participating in this year's campaign. 

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Adopt-A-Kiddo provides children from Micah’s Mission and Bright Sky apartments with school supplies and clothing. The families will have to fill a survey where they talk about the kids likes, dislikes and hobbies. Those interested will be paired up with a kid and given a list made by the family. “COVID has kind of messed up all of…

United Way Holds School Supply Drive Distribution Event

The organization hopes to help 6,000 students this year

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of students get to head back to school with a new backpack and school supplies thanks to United Way. The organization held its annual school supply drive, and families gathered at the Fargodome for the distribution event. The goal is to help 6,000 students this year. “We really want to do everything we can to try…

Salvation Army Teams Up With Walmart for “Stuff the Bus”

This is the first time it's been done in the F-M area

DILWORTH, Minn. — The Salvation Army held a “Stuff the Bus” event at the Walmart in Dilworth. Salvation Army chapters nationwide teamed up with nearly 3,000 Walmart stores across the country to collect school supplies for children. Shoppers can find a list of the most-needed supplies and drop them off outside the store. This is the first time the initiative…

United Way Kicks Off 21st Annual School Supply Drive

You can donate until August 1

FARGO, N.D. — Pens and paper might not mean much to you at first glance, for many students in Cass and Clay counties, it makes a huge difference when they start school. United Way is kicking off its annual school supply drive. Showing up to the first day of school with the right supplies is not only necessary, but also…

Students Play Bingo for School Supplies

Kids won prizes such as notebooks and markers for their bingo wins

FARGO– School children have the opportunity to earn their school supplies. Carlson Library hosted School Supply Bingo for school children. Kids won prizes such as notebooks and markers for their bingo wins. Over fifty children participated in the school supply bingo. “The kids get to come and play bingo for free and earn school supplies, that is how they win,”…

Fargo’s Town and Country Credit Union Celebrates Back to School Success

They had a party and collected school supplies for kids at the local, non-profit CHARISM

FARGO, N.D. — In just a few weeks, kids all over the metro will be headed back to school. Fargo’s Town and Country is celebrating with a a free lunch at their Back to School party. As a way to escape the heat, the bank also had face painting indoors for kids. Town and Country Credit Union also took the opportunity…