Volunteer

Women United Volunteers Deliver May Day Book Baskets

The volunteers were able to distribute around 900 books

FARGO, N.D.– United Way is kicking off the start of May with its 8th annual May Day Baskets of Books event. Women United volunteers used the spring in their step to deliver baskets of books to kids in local child care centers. Between all of the volunteers, they were able to distribute around 900 books. “When you get out there…

F-M Area Students Lend a Hand During Flood Fight 2019

Students of all ages filled sandbags in both Moorhead and Fargo to help the cities reach their goals

FARGO-MOORHEAD– Volunteers are critical to preparing for flooding. Students in the F–M area are joining in to do their part. “It feels good just to help people out with what they are struggling with or just so that they do not have a fear their home being gone,” Carl Ben Eielson Middle School student Landon Docken said. Eighth graders from Carl…

LIVE: Moorhead Continues Search for Sandbag Volunteers

The city has a goal of filling 150,000 sandbags

MOORHEAD– Moorhead is continuing to look for volunteers to help in the 2019 Flood Fight. The city has a goal of filling 150,000 sandbags. Click on the link to sign up to volunteer. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: flood fight 2019, moorhead, sandbag, Volunteer

Volunteers Begin Sandbagging to Fight Flooding in Cass County

Help the county reach its goal of filling 300,000 bags by signing up online

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Cass County needs your help in protecting areas along the rivers and rural Cass County homes from flooding. The county kicked off its sandbag operations this morning with the help from volunteers and students from Central Cass. People can volunteer on weekdays and weekends through April 5th. You can purchase bundles of 1,000 bags at the…

Off-Duty Firefighters Give Back By Ringing Bells For The Salvation Army

Firefighters volunteered at 26 kettle locations in the F-M area

FARGO, N.D. – Off-duty Fargo-Moorhead firefighters are trading in their fire equipment for bells. Firefighters volunteered their time at 26 kettle locations in the F-M area by ringing bells for The Salvation Army. This is a part of a friendly competition between firefighters, realtors, and law enforcement officers in the area to see just how much money they can raise….

Local Woman Selected to Help Decorate White House for Christmas

The White House opened up applications in August

FARGO, N.D. — One local woman, Amanda Morgan, is going to the White House after being picked to help decorate for Christmas. “Since I was a little kid, I’ve just dreamed about being First Lady, even seeing the White House. Just seeing all these places I’ve read about and watched documentaries about,” she said. Now, she’s going to Washington, D.C….

Raking Flash Mob Makes a Difference for Those Who Can’t Help Themselves

Daily chores can sometimes seem like second nature that's until you are physically unable to do them

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Daily chores can sometimes seem like second nature. That’s until you are physically unable to do them. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how one Fergus Falls group is taking some of that burden off people’s shoulders and making their days a little bit brighter. “I can’t get over that they would do this. It’s pretty special,”…

NDSU Gives Back to Community Through Serve With the Herd

Over 10 volunteer opportunities within the community were available to students, faculty, and alumni

FARGO–NDSU is giving back to the Fargo community through its first Serve with the Herd service project day during Homecoming Week. Over 10 volunteer opportunities within the community were available to students, faculty, and alumni. Groups of volunteers rotated from local non-profit organizations starting at 8:30 this morning. Volunteers lent a hand by washing windows and pulling weeds at Bethany…

Speaking From Their Hearts: Fargo Civic Center Welcomes TEDxFargo

The speakers have 12 minutes to convey a topic of their interest to an audience of strangers

FARGO, N.D.– The Fargo Civic Center hosted an event for those with an open mind. 200 volunteers spent Thursday prepping for TEDxFargo, an event where thought provoking speakers take center stage. “A lot of work went into this,” Michelle Lucas TEDxFargo Speaker said. “More than I think any talk I’ve given in my entire life.” The event had 23 local,…