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Superheroes Scale the Side of Sanford Medical Center

The volunteers from A and B Window Cleaning are sharing the superpower of joy with children at Cully's Cabin.

FARGO, N.D. — Patients’ Spidey senses are tingling at Sanford Medical Center. Not because criminals are afoot, but heroes. Superman, Batgirl, Mister Incredible and Spider-man descended on the hospital. The volunteers from A and B Window Cleaning are sharing the superpower of joy with children at Cully’s Cabin. Kids are beaming with pride at the sight of the masked vigilantes….

Doosan Bobcat Employees Volunteer Their Time for Doosan Days of Community Service

They helped at Charism, Churches United, and Farm in the Dell

FARGO, N.D. — Doosan Bobcat employees volunteered their time for Doosan Days of Community Service. Volunteers cleaned up Charism, a non–profit that helps at–risk children and families. They organized the pantry and storage closet and deep-cleaned their freezer. Charism staff say now that it’s clean, it’s easier to operate in the space and get materials to serve people. Volunteers even finished…

Moorhead is in Need of More Volunteers as Sandbag Operations Kickoff

They have a goal of producing 150,000 sandbags

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  It’s day one of operations in Moorhead as they join Fargo and Cass County in the sandbagging efforts. Sandbagging is nothing new for some volunteers. “I grew up doing this. I’m from a town in southern Minnesota where two rivers meet, and as early as elementary school I remember getting out of school to go through sandbags. It’s…

LIVE: Cass County Begins Flood Protection with Sandbagging

People can volunteer on weekdays and weekends through April 5th

WEST FARGO– You can purchase bundles of 1,000 bags at the county’s highway department and have the sand delivered to your home. You can help the county reach its goal of filling 300,000 bags by signing up to volunteer online. Click on the link to sign up. Categories: Flood Fight 2020, Morning – In The Community Tags: Cass County, Flood Protection,…

FMWF Chamber Urges Members to Help With Sandbagging Efforts

They hope employers will let workers take time off without PTO to volunteer

FARGO, N.D. — The Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to help with the sandbagging efforts. The organization says permanent flood protection is crucial, because it keeps businesses up-and-running and helps recruit businesses to the metro. The group is asking that employers let their workers take time off without PTO to help with sandbagging. They say the most difficult time…

Volunteers Start Sandbagging on First Day of Fargo Sandbag Central

The city plans to focus on areas with unfinished walls, dikes, and homes that have not been bought out

FARGO, N.D. – The city of Fargo needs 200 volunteers at any given time at Sandbag Central. With their help, the city is hoping to reach its goal of one million sandbags for flood protection. The city needs the sandbags filled and ready to go when flooding begins. Volunteers use the ‘spider’ and work as a team to fill, close,…

LIVE: Mayor Mahoney Shares Urgency for Volunteers on First Day of Sandbag Central

Fargo needs 200 volunteers at any given time

FARGO– The city needs 200 volunteers at any given time at Fargo Sandbag Central. The city has a goal of reaching one million sandbags. You can volunteer at Sandbag Central from 7am to 7pm on weekdays. Click here for information on how to register to volunteer. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: fargo sandbag central, REGISTER, sandbags, volunteers

Cass County Looking for Volunteers to Fill Sandbags

Volunteers are needed both weekdays and weekends. 

FARGO, ND — Cass County Government is seeking volunteers to fill sandbags at the Cass County Highway Shop located at 1201 Main Avenue West in West Fargo between Wednesday, March 27th and Friday, April 5th. Volunteers are needed both weekdays and weekends.  Weekday shifts run from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  On Saturday, March 30th, volunteers are needed from 8:00 a.m….

Getting the Whole School Involved: West Fargo HS Students Pack Meals for Feed My Starving Children

Organizers say they've never done a service project of this scale

FARGO, N.D. — Students at West Fargo High School are helping the Feed My Starving Children Mobile Pack reach their goal of packing 2.5 million meals. It’s a service project of a scale that many have never seen before. “We pulled up and there’s like 100 school buses. It was an incredible sight. Young people are about half the volunteers we…

Fargo Woman Helps Decorate White House for Christmas

She got to see the First Lady at a reception

FARGO, N.D. — Amanda Morgan spent her Thanksgiving weekend doing something most people will never get to do. She helped decorate the White House for Christmas. “I have a new appreciation for those who decorate and light houses, and light trees for a living. That was interesting but a lot of fun too,” Morgan said. She says over 100 volunteers were…