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Goal Launched to Become the Most Generous Region by 2025

           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 […]

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Helping Little Warriors Overcome Big Battles

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 […]

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Transitioning from Homelessness into Housing

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 […]

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DMF Honors Charities for Giving Hearts Day Success

Dakota Medical Foundation announces an official total of $10,692,653 raised through Giving Hearts Day. In celebrations held recently in Fargo and Bismarck, charities were recognized for success in fundraising, marketing and general excellence.

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Generosity of Local Donors Shatters Giving Hearts Day Records

The Giving Hearts Day fundraising event held Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, raised $13.2 million through 63,635 donations. Final figures indicate 28,044 Giving Hearts donated, approximately 6,300 more than in 2017.

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Giving Hearts Day Announces Top Fundraising Charities

The Giving Hearts Day fundraising event held Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, raised a preliminary figure of $13,122,400 through 63,586 donations. Unaudited figures indicate 28,044 Giving Hearts donated, approximately 6,300 more than in 2017. Official giving statistics and details will be released after all data is verified.

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