UNITED WAY

The Chili Feed raises almost $70,000

Their original goal was 50,000.

FARGO, N.D. – Roers and Keller Williams hosts its 10th annual Chili feed for United Way of Cass Clay. Lunch-goers were able to sample 50 different chili styles, desserts and they voted for their favorite chili during the competition. “Ten years ago, we started as crack–pots in the break-room kitchen at Roers and KW and we decided to continue to…

“The Power Of Community” United Way Celebrates Kick Off Event

United Way of Cass Clay is showcasing the success of local businesses giving back and having a positive impact on the community.

FARGO N.D — United Way of Cass Clay is showcasing the success of local businesses giving back and having a positive impact on the community. They held a kickoff event called “the power of community realized. It included keynote speakers that touched on the importance of giving back to the community. The event also gave people the chance to help…

People Enjoy Tasty Lunch While Supporting a Good Cause at Eat United Food Truck Feed

A portion of sales from each food truck will benefit United Way of Cass-Clay

FARGO, N.D. — People got to enjoy spending some time outside while having a tasty lunch, all for a good cause. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota and United Way of Cass–Clay teamed up for the Eat United Food Truck Feed. Several food trucks took part including Twisted Spork Mobile Food, Pico Food Truck, and Texas Best Express. A…

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…

United Way Needs 250 More Backpacks to Meet Their Goal

Any child attending K-12 school in Cass and Clay Counties is eligible to receive a backpack and supplies.

Fargo, ND–United Way of Cass-Clay is only 250 backpacks shy of its goal for the 2019 United Way School Supply Drive. The goal is to help 6,000 local K-12 students this year. Any child attending K-12 school in Cass and Clay Counties is eligible to receive a backpack and supplies. United Way says a donation of $20 can provide a…

Concordia Sophomore Receives Award for Hunger Relief Efforts Totaling $115,000

19-year-old Lauryn Hinckley is from Bismarck

FARGO, N.D. — When Lauryn Hinckley was nine–years–old, a family caught her eye, but it wasn’t their appearance. “I actually witnessed a young family unable to afford their groceries at a local grocery store in my hometown of Bismarck. That wasn’t ok with me. It just did not sit right. I kept telling my mom ‘we need to do something,’”…

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…

Women Celebrate Completing United Way’s 35 Under 35 Program

The program helps women practice leadership skills and get engaged in the community

FARGO, N.D. — Thirty five women under the age of thirty five are being honored after finishing the United Way Leadership Program. The women are joined by over two hundred mentors, family members, and friends during the celebration. The six–month program is designed to help women get engaged in the community and practice leadership skills. Women get to hear from local…

United Way Helps Expand MATBUS Service to Industrial Park

The new route will start in August

FARGO, N.D. — A new United Way initiative will benefit workers, companies and the city of Fargo. There are over 19,000 jobs in Industrial Park, the area north of Main Avenue and west of I–29. It houses over 40 businesses, but because of the location, it’s causing a workforce shortage. “It’s not just us either, it’s all different areas of the…

United Way Emerging Leaders Hear from Wealthiest Man in North Dakota

Gary Tharaldson has a net worth of $900 million according to Forbes

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of young professionals attended the United Way Emerging Leaders kickoff event. They got to hear from the wealthiest man in North Dakota, Gary Tharaldson, who shared his knowledge on people–driven leadership. Tharaldson, a hotel magnate, has a net worth of $900 million according to Forbes. “This event was open to the public because we wanted to give…