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Published March 09 2013

Contributions (March 09, 2013)

HERO awarded grant from Medica Foundation

The Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization has received a $5,000 grant from the Medica Foundation.

The funds will be used to continue HEROs growth and to explore the possibility of a satellite location in Detroit Lakes, Minn.

Village receives grant for financial education

The Village Family Service Center in Fargo has received a $50,000 grant from the Financial Industry Regulatory Investor Education Foundation and United Way Worldwide.

The grant will provide basic financial education classes and counseling in partnership with nonprofit partners serving low-income single mothers, new Americans and clients with a history of substance abuse in Fargo and Moorhead.

The core program includes three one-hour classes on budgeting, credit and financial goal-setting. All attendees will also have access to individual one-on-one sessions with a certified credit counselor.

Donation to Fraser Ltd. will help at-risk youths

The Sammons Financial Group has donated $125,000 to Fraser Ltd., Fargo.

The donation will help Fraser offer the first permanent supportive housing to at-risk and homeless youths ages 18-26 in North Dakota.