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Published September 27 2013

Contributions - 09/28/13

Caring for Children receives $2,500 grant

The North Dakota Caring Foundation’s Caring for Children program has been awarded a $2,500 matching grant from the Dakota Medical Foundation, Fargo.

The funds will be used for the program that provides access to primary and preventive health, and dental and mental health services for eligible uninsured children in North Dakota up to age 19.

Africa Soul, American Heart holding fundraiser

The African Soul, American Heart project is raising funds during September for its project to protect orphaned girls in South Sudan.

The group has set a goal of raising $60,000 in September in honor of Deb Dawson’s 60th birthday. Dawson founded the nonprofit ASAH group after traveling to Africa in 2007 to make a documentary about orphans in Sudan.

The group is currently at over 60 percent of it $60,000 goal and The Forum will match the next donations through a CrowdRise fundraiser up to $5,000. For more information or to donate, visit www.crow

drise.com/fundraise-and-volunteer/the-team/ASAHDawson