“Warm Blanket Hugs”

Addie Loerzel of Addie’s Royal Cupcakes collects 104 backpacks for the homeless

Moorhead Mayor, Shelly Carlson and Fargo Mayor, Dr. Tim Mahoney helped deliver the backpacks

FARGO, N.D. & MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Three local shelters receive a much needed surprise from two girls in the community. “She’s always thought of other people, always and I’m really proud of her. She is always looking for that next way to give back,” Addie’s mother Marisa Loerzel said. Addie Loerzel of Addie’s Royal Cupcakes stand had a goal…

Warm Blanket Hugs & Moorhead Lions make blankets for Childhood Cancer Awareness Day

Childhood Cancer Awareness Day is February 15th

FARGO, N.D. — Warm Blanket Hugs has teamed up with Moorhead Lions for a blanket making event in preparation for Childhood Cancer Awareness Day on February 15th. All blankets made at the event will go to Sanford Children’s Hospital. The organizers of the nonprofit say donating blankets provides a sense of comfort to children who need it most. “To see…

12–Year Old Fargo Girl Wants To Help Others Stay Warm This Winter

A blanket she received during diagnosis motivated her to create an organization

FARGO, N.D. — Olivia Allen was diagnosed with Epilepsy after suffering from seizures as a young child. During that time, a blanket she received made her feel calm. She wanted for people who were going through hardships to have the same feeling of comfort. That’s why she created a non–profit organization called “Warm Blanket Hugs,” providing blankets to those in…