As the American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage and Homeward Animal Shelter has an influx of animals, they need your help now more than ever before. Homeward Animal Shelter in Great Need of Fosters Do you have room in your home to add a fur-ever friend? If so, consider supporting Homeward Animal Shelter, […]READ MORE
On May 11, a fire tore through a South Fargo strip mall, putting all GiGi’s Playhouse services on hold indefinitely. What stood as North Dakota’s only Down Syndrome Achievement Center has been reduced to practically nothing. The facility was a second home to people of all ages with Down syndrome and their families. It was […]READ MORE
Not much rivals the tranquility of life in a small town. The farming community of Langdon, North Dakota knows that firsthand. This town of about 2,000 people experienced the power of unity this Giving Hearts Day. Carrie Hope is the principal of St. Alphonsus School in Langdon, a school that is near to her heart. […]READ MORE
Mission of Giving Hearts Day expanded to champion volunteerism and donation of goods To achieve the goal, Fargo-based Dakota Medical Foundation (DMF) believes our region can become No. 1 for volunteerism and Giving Hearts Day can become the No. 1 giving day in the nation. Giving Hearts Day is currently […]READ MORE
What first started as a concept for Janna Westerholm to help her son, Henrik, as he underwent treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in 2017, quickly transpired into providing hope for many more families across the region. Founder of Henrik’s Heroes, Westerholm reflects on the moment her son was diagnosed and the overwhelming emotions she […]READ MORE
What first began as a relaxing lakeside vacation with an inspirational book in-hand, quickly transpired into a desire to change the lives of many families transitioning from homelessness into housing across the Fargo-Moorhead area. Down Home Co-Founder and Director Jenessa Fillipi knew God was calling her to live out a mission to empower lives one […]READ MORE
Founded in 2008, Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour event for charities in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. Each year, Giving Hearts Day provides a platform for charities to fund their missions through an ever-increasing community of donors, many of whom get to experience the joy of giving for the first time. The longest-running giving day in the country, Giving Hearts Day has helped participating charities raise more than $164 million since its founding.
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