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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 of Cass-Clay kicks off 2020 Donation Campaign

FARGO, N.D. — According to the United Way of Cass-Clay, 1,022 people in our community will experience homelessness on any given day. It’s a huge problem, one that the United Way is trying to solve by 2023. “Instead of asking the question ‘How do we help the homeless?’ We started to think about this community issue a little differently, and…

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…

United Way Women United gathers the community to help local kids

The organization is raising money to improve the lives of impoverished children.

FARGO, N.D.- The annual event for the Women United group had a silent auction with over 140 items donated by local businesses. The event brought over 800 people together to ensure local kids get the best start in school and in life. All the money raised will go towards the work that United Way is doing to support children and…

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…