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United Way of Cass-Clay Want Help to Reach Goal of 6,000 Backpacks

The organization has received just over 3,400 backpacks.

FARGO, N.D.- July has been a busy month for United Way of Cass- Clay. The organization has been holding their annual school supply drive in the midst of a pandemic. “The need this year with the pandemic may be far greater than we could have ever anticipated and regardless of how students are returning back to school this fall, they…

Organization Wants To Start Alternative Baseball In FM Metro

The organization is looking for volunteers, coaches and players to be apart of the team.

GEORGIA — Alternative Baseball is a program based in Georgia that started in 2016. Founder Taylor Duncan says he was denied opportunities to play the sport he loved due to misconceptions about having Autism. So, Duncan created a space free of judgement for teens and adults to play baseball as well as gain physical and social skills. The organization is…

Children’s Garden at Northern Plains Botanical Garden Looking For Volunteers To Help In Renovation

Volunteers are also being asked to social distance while they work at the garden

FARGO, N.D.- The children’s Garden at the Northern Plains Botanical Garden is slowly but surely getting a much needed renovation. The garden includes an alphabet and sensory garden, and a kid’s activity zone for kids all ages. “It was all weed and it was horribly overgrown, so this has been a three year project trying to get all this stuff…

ND Face Mask Warriors Looking For More Volunteers To Make Masks

The group has over 400 members on Facebook.

FARGO, N.D.- As the need for face masks across the nation increases, groups of volunteers trying to fulfill those needs increase as well. Darcy Bjertness from Minot is one of those volunteers leading a Facebook group called North Dakota Face Mask Warriors. “We make face masks for people, cloth face masks that can be reused, and we originally said that…

Fargo New Life Volunteers Camp Out For A Cause During Blizzard

The event is part of Giving Hearts Day.

FARGO, N.D. – New Life Center volunteers camped out in a tent overnight as part of their efforts to raise awareness on homelessness. The volunteers headed to their tents at around 10 p.m. and say that it was pretty calm and temperatures were not too bad. They say everything changed around 3 a.m. when the wind started to pick up…

United Way of Cass-Clay Is Moving Locations

The organization has been in this same location since 1998.

CASS & CLAY COUNTIES- The organization want’s to be able to help more people in the community by allowing for more resources and volunteers. They say this project will have no impact on the current grants they are making to any of their current non-profit partners. United Way will not be using any of the dollars that were raised through…

Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School Is Ready To Resume Classes

Classes are expected to resume on Monday.

GLYNDON, Minn.- The snowstorm last weekend left mountains of snow on the school’s roof. As students enjoyed the extra days off, school faculty and staff and volunteers were all hands on deck to remove the snow. They have made a lot of progress in the last couple of days removing snow from the designated areas. “Now, the only areas we…

Boy Missing For Nearly 10 Hours After School Found In Corn Field

More than 600 volunteers searched for the boy and found him around 2 a.m. Wednesday

SHERBURNE CO., Minn. — A 6-year-old boy who went missing after school in Becker, Minnesota Tuesday thanks his dog, Remington, for helping keep him safe. More than 600 volunteers searched for the boy and found him around 2 Wednesday morning. Ethan Haus went missing shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday after he got off the school bus with his siblings and…

American Red Cross Dakotas Region Helping Out in Sioux Falls

They're still in the early stages of assessing the damage from the tornado

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — American Red Cross Dakotas Region is helping people in Sioux Falls affected by the tornado. The organization has opened shelters and is feeding people. If there aren’t enough volunteers in the Sioux Falls area, more volunteers will be deployed from the Dakotas region. The CEO says they’re still in the early stages of assessing the damage….

Essentia Health-Fargo to Begin Enrollment for Historic Research Program

The program is the largest such undertaking ever attempted.

FARGO, N.D.–Research staff will be at Essentia Health-Fargo 52nd Ave Clinic on Tuesday and Wednesday to begin in-clinic enrollment for the All of UsĀ research program. All of UsĀ is a nationwide research initiative aimed at recruiting one million or more volunteers to share personal information that will help speed up health research. The program is the largest such undertaking ever attempted….