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United Way’s Home for Good program helps those transitioning out of homelessness

The non profit organization is taking the time to make sure families are welcome and at home.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A local non profit organization is taking the time to make families feel welcome and at home. “We can’t do this alone. We need our community to help us,” said Tiffany McShane. United Way Cass Clay is asking for people at home to help with its Home for Good program and the volunteer opportunity. It is…

United Way gifted $10,000 by Xcel Energy for coronavirus response

FARGO, N.D. – United Way receives $10,000 from Xcel Energy to add to its Coronavirus Response Fund. The longstanding partner of the nonprofit decided to use this moment to introduce new Xcel Energy principal manager Tony Grindberg. United Way hopes to use the funds to continue programs that are focused on helping those impacted by the virus. “A homeless prevention…

Home for good kits help support homeless community members transition into permanent housing

"When these individuals have the opportunity to transition again to permanent housing, they have a lot to be thankful for."

FARGO, N.D — A home for good initiative is helping support local families transitioning from homelessness into a stable household The move from homeless to housing is made a little bit easier for 90 families in the metro with the help of Bremer Bank’s home for good initiative. “In partnership with United Way we just dropped off 90 home for…

People gobbled up turkey and helped fight homeless at United Way event

FARGO, N.D. – At the eight Hornbacher’s locations in the metro, people came out to gobble up a turkey lunch at United Way’s event. Gobble It Up kicked off Wednesday morning with over 2,000 pre-ordered meals before the event even started. Over 100 volunteers came out to help make this possible. Hornbacher’s and their vendors donated all of the food…

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…

United Way of Cass-Clay helps prepare students for new school year

With the way COVID-19 has ravaged the economy, parents are having to make tougher choices about what their children actually need.

FARGO, N.D. – As the school year inches ever closer, parents are starting to think about all the different supplies needed. With the way COVID-19 has ravaged the economy, parents are having to make tougher choices about what their children actually need. “Many families have to choose between whether they are going to pay rent or buy food, and so…

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 of Grand Forks is doing its part to help during these difficult times

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — They are announcing the “One Fund” which will ensure families have food, rental assistance and provide support for other COVID-19 related issues. They are hoping to raise $100,000 for the fund. United Way has also expanded the “Wheels for Work” program to make sure people can still get car maintenance done as well. “Our goal is…