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Published December 07 2013

Contributions (Dec. 7)

CrossFit Fargo to participate in food drive

CrossFit Fargo, 3955 40th Ave. S., along with 300 other affiliates worldwide, is participating in Fitness Starts with Food through Jan. 4.

The global food drive’s goal is to raise one million pounds of healthy food for those in need.

With a donation of one pound of nutritious food, such as almond butter, dried fruit, canned tuna, applesauce, etc., with an emphasis on organic, whole ingredients, participants can try CrossFit for free.

For more information, contact Jessica Grondahl at (701) 219-5036 or Jessica@crossfitfargo.com.

Delta Air Lines awards grant to ND foundation

The North Dakota Community Foundation has received a $2,000 grant from the Delta Air Lines Foundation for its statewide Greatest Needs Endowment Fund.

Earnings from the endowment fund are given as grants to charitable projects and programs across North Dakota.

DaVita Dialysis donates $1,000 to HERO

DaVita Dialysis, Fargo, has raised $1,000 that will be donated on Tuesday to the Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization.

The funds were raised as part of the “DaVita Way of Giving,” the company’s locally-focused charitable giving initiative that helps nonprofit organizations throughout the United States.

Plains Art Museum gets Bush Foundation grant

The Bush Foundation has awarded a $200,000 Community Innovation Grant to the Plains Art Museum, Fargo.

The museum’s Public Art and Community Engagement project was one of 34 programs to receive grants from the foundation.

The Plains Art Museum will use the funds from the grant to increase the vibrancy of the urban cores of Fargo and Moorhead through demonstration public art projects, including the Defiant Garden program, exhibitions, a symposium, community meetings and workshops.

Fundraiser benefits Essentia foundation

D-S Beverages of Fargo-Moorhead, the local Anheuser-Busch distributor, raised $5,716 for the Essentia Health Foundation as part of its October Michelob Ultra Breast Cancer awareness program.

Throughout October, D-S Beverages donated 50 cents for every glass of draught and $1 for every case equivalent of Michelob Ultra sold and also sold badges for $1.

The money will be used to buy comfort items for women and their families as they battle breast cancer.