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Erasing the Stigma: One of a Kind Doll for Kids with Disabilities

"They get to a point and realize they're different and they don't have toys that match their abilities and they wonder where do they fit in? Where do they fit in?"

FARGO, N.D. — For parents who have children with disabilities, walking up and down the isles to pick out holiday gifts isn’t always the easiest thing. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us across sea’s to show us how one company is changing the game for families around the world. “They get to a point and realize they’re different and they don’t…

Moorhead Police Officers Brighten Some Holiday Spirits Through Toy-Shopping

Target and Affinity Family Credit Union pitched in for the holiday gifts

MOORHEAD, Minn. –For most kids, the best part of the holiday season is thinking of things they’d hope to find under the tree. But some kids get to use a taller set of eyes to find some special gifts to round out their wish–lists. “The idea is to pair officers with kids in the community for whatever reason may need…

West Fargo Park District Hosts Rummage Sale

Organizers describe the event as a huge garage sale

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo Park District held its 24th annual rummage sale. Over 140 vendors were there selling everything from clothes to toys to furniture. More than 2,000 people stopped by, and there were even some new goods for resale as well. “It’s a great way to draw people into the event, to have a bunch in…

Santa Village at Rheault Farm Turns Out Big Season of Giving

Visitors donated nearly $4,000 in cash, 6,200 pounds of non-perishable food items and more than 900 new and gently used toys

  FARGO, ND — People really got into the season of giving at the 31st annual Santa Village at Rheault Farm. More than 15,000 visitors stopped by to have some holiday fun between November 26 and December 23. Visitors donated nearly $4,000 in cash, 6,200 pounds of non-perishable food items and more than 900 new and gently used toys. The…

Local Businesses Donate to Essentia Health’s Emergency Department Supply Drive

Patients in need will be able to leave the hospital with warm clothes, blankets, toys and other items

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption   FARGO, ND — People going through some of life’s most traumatic moments are getting a little extra help thanks to Essentia Health and generous local businesses. Nearly a dozen businesses collected items for the…

Moorhead Center Mall Holds First Toys, Collectibles and Curiosities Sale

records, jewelry, pez dispensers and books were all available at a low cost

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People lined the halls of Moorhead Center Mall with toys, collectibles and all kinds of things you might be curious enough about to buy. Records, jewelry and books were just a few things available at a low cost. Mark Wiesner is one vendor who was selling hand drawn Christmas cards and comic books he created. He says he…

Metroflex Gym Teams Up with Golden Drive’s Christmas Gift Event

The Owner says he now has five kids of his own and he always wants to help out the area's homeless kids anyway he can

FARGO, ND — A local gym is giving back to children in need for the holidays. Metroflex Gym Fargo is collecting any unopened toys to give to the Golden Drive for Homeless Kids’ Christmas Gift Event. The owner, John Ostos, says he wanted to get involved for the third year in a row because he grew up in a poverty-stricken…

Toy Hall of Fame Inducts Three New Members

Three "clues" to get you going for this story

  NATIONAL — It was three toys, in Rochester New York, at the Toy Hall of Fame. Three “clues” to get you going for this story. The Toy Hall of Fame inducted three new toys into the museum: The Wiffle Ball, the paper airplane and the board game “Clue.” Museum officials say with games becoming more complex with cell phones…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids Launches Holiday Donation Event

They're also accepting non-perishable food items, home supplies and other everyday items

FARGO, ND — Local businesses are teaming up with Golden Drive Homeless Kids to help give presents to kids in need in the valley. Places like Culver’s, Bell State Bank and KVRR are putting out donation boxes to encourage people to donate toys. They’re also accepting non-perishable food items, home supplies and other everyday items. Sue Baron, the leader of…

Everything is Awesome: Maple Family Dental in Horace Offering Exams for LEGOs

A local dentist is offering dental services in exchange for some toys

HORACE, N.D. — How would you like to get a dental exam and x–ray for only about $20? You can with some LEGOs. Maple Family Dental in Horace is teaming up with the organization “Do It Well” to bring children who are hospitalized long term, a new set of LEGOs. Now until Friday, if you bring in a new LEGO…