Monthly Archive: November 2010

Nov 19

UND Hockey Team Raises Awareness for Men’s Health


  The UND men’s hockey team has donated their faces to Movember! They are asking fans, friends and family to make a small donation to support their mustaches and the 1 in 2 men that are diagnosed with cancer. You may donate in the name of your favorite player or the team. To check out the mustaches and donate …

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Nov 17

Project Connect 2010

Project Connect 2010 will be held on Thursday from 11 AM – 7 PM at Hope Church in Grand Forks. Project Connect is intended to provide a one day, one-stop-shop of service providers throughout our community. Healthy meals, access to a wealth of information, and friendly faces will be available to those in the community who may be …

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Nov 12

Toys for Tots 2010


  This year marks the 63rd Anniversary of the National Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program, which United Way coordinates locally. Today through Dec. 3 we will be collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys. The toys will then be distributed to needy children in the Grand Forks community ranging in age from 0 to 12 years. In 2009, …

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Nov 10

Lend a Helping Hand – Volunteer

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. When you volunteer, you vote everyday about the kind of community you want to live in.” A U.S. News article states, “though the economy is hurting, volunteering in the United States jumped last year at the fastest rate in six years. At least 63 million gave of their …

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Nov 05

Did You Know… Spotlight on the GF Senior Center

Did You Know - GFSC

We support area seniors through a variety of programs including our Family Wize Prescription Drug Discount card and Meals on Wheels. This week, our Did You Know series shines the spotlight on the Grand Forks Senior Center. Learn how your donation is helping.                           …

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Nov 03

2010 UNDIES SUNDAYS Results!


Our 2010 UNDIES SUNDAYS drive kicked off October 3 and ran through October 24. We partnered with local churches and encouraged them to get involved by asking church members  to donate NEW underwear, socks, diapers, and personal care items. We are pleased to announce that we collected more than 11,000 items! A 6% increase over …

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