School Supply Drive

United Way of Cass-Clay Want Help to Reach Goal of 6,000 Backpacks

The organization has received just over 3,400 backpacks.

FARGO, N.D.- July has been a busy month for United Way of Cass- Clay. The organization has been holding their annual school supply drive in the midst of a pandemic. “The need this year with the pandemic may be far greater than we could have ever anticipated and regardless of how students are returning back to school this fall, they…

Two Organizations Team Up To Provide School Supplies To Local Kids

The school supplies will help kids from K through 12 grade.

FARGO, N.D. – It’s a tradition not even COVID-19 could stop Emma Fritel from continuing. “This is one of my favorite days. It’s really fun to do, and I don’t know, I just love it,” says 12-year old Emma Fritel. Every year, the kids from Wiggles and Giggles raise funds to support the United Way of Cass and Clay School Supply…

United Way Preparing Students for Success on First Day of School

the organization collected 6,000 backpacks and are still giving them away

FARGO, N.D. — As an educator for more than 40 years, Greg Vandal says there was one thing that never went unnoticed. “There was always a differential between families. Some have resources, some are struggling. Schools are responsible to serve everyone,” Vandal said. United Way of Cass–Clay is now helping out some of those families who could use a helping hand…

United Way Needs Community’s Help to Collect 500 Backpacks for Kids

It's part of their School Supply Drive

FARGO, N.D. — The United Way of Cass-Clay needs the community’s help to collect 6,000 backpacks for their School Supply Drive. They’re just 500 backpacks short of their goal. United Way also needs more donations of scissors and college-ruled notebooks. This is the 20th year of the school supply drive. Last year, United Way collected 58-hundred backpacks for students from 65…

United Way of Cass-Clay Begins 20th Annual School Supply Drive

Having all of the school supplies you need is not a given for every student

FARGO, N.D.– United Way of Cass–Clay is providing students with the materials they need to succeed in school. Having all the school supplies you need is not a given for every student. “Even walking into school and not having a backpack that first day, that excitement is kind of gone, that excitement of being just like everyone else in the…