United Way of Cass Clay

United Way of Cass-Clay Raises Over $100,000 for Homeless Children

"United Way helps break the cycle of homelessness."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Community members are giving back, donating funds to United Way of Cass-Clay.   “Today our goal is to raise $100,000 for our community. All dollars raised will benefit families and children right here in our community that are experiencing homelessness. Unfortunately on any given night in our community there are about 1,000 individuals who are homeless,” United…

United Way Cass Clay begins Community Kickoff campaign

The goal is to show people what it means to truly Live United.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — United Way of Cass-Clay is hoping to inspire people throughout the metro to help give back to their community. Through its Community Kickoff campaign, the organization hopes to reach as many people as possible and raise funds for the lives positively impacted by United Way. The goal is to show people what it means to truly…

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…

Metro area school districts launch pilot program to target food insecurity, waste

FARGO, WEST FARGO AND MOOHREAD PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE TESTING THE SCHOOL LUNCH REPACK PILOT PROGRAM

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A pilot program at Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead Public Schools aims to eliminate food waste by making sure no student goes hungry. “In the pandemic especially, we have realized there’s a lot of need out there,” said West Fargo Public Schools Director of Food Service Dana Reith. She says food waste has always been…

Sanford Health and Essentia Health receive thank you cards from the community

United Way Cass Clay launched its High Fives for Healthcare Heroes campaign for people to write a card to healthcare workers.

FARGO, N.D.- United Way of Cass Clay delivers cards sent by community members to healthcare workers from Sanford Health and Essentia Health to say thank you to for all they do. Kayla Jossund has been working as a registered nurse at Essentia Health for two years. She says when COVID-19 first hit, a lot of uncertainty filled the hospitals because…

United Way Cass Clay wants to fight homelessness in the community

LIVE UNITED GIVE UNITED rallied the community to drive by the C-I Apparel parking lot and give 20 dollars.

FARGO, N.D. – United Way of Cass Clay hosts a drive thru event to help prevent homelessness. Live United Give United rallied the community to drive by the CI Apparel parking lot and give $20. People were able to donate through a QR code. Those who stopped by were able to receive treats and do a fun photo-op. According to…

United Way hands out backpacks, school supplies to families in need

6,040 backpacks filled with school supplies will be distributed to students and families

WEST FARGO, N.D. — United Way of Cass-Clay continues to hand out backpacks and school supplies to families in need. As part of its School Supply Drive, the organization has collected over 6,000 backpacks filled with supplies donated by the community. Seven hundred backpacks were available for pickup at Aurora Elementary in West Fargo Thursday morning. It was the third…