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Ronald McDonald House receives grant

The FM Area Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Ronald McDonald House to subsidize its Share-A-Night Program. Families staying at the Ronald McDonald House are asked to pay $15 a night. The Share-A-Night Program helps families who are unable to pay.

AgCountry donates grain bin rescue units

AgCountry Farm Credit Services will soon donate grain bin rescue units to fire departments in Fosston and Hawley in Minnesota and Cavalier, Fordville, LaMoure and Lisbon in North Dakota.

The organization received over 40 applications for its Grain Bin Rescue Program, a program established to support rural communities and promote farm safety.

The rescue equipment is a multi-panel system which includes a slide hammer and other accessories designed specifically for grain bin entrapments.

Selection was based on current department resources, geographic area served and proximity to other grain bin rescue units in the area.

Rebuilding Together FMA receives donation

The FM Area Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area. The funds will be used to make safe, critical home repairs for low-income families in the community. Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area is a local housing organization that works to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods. Over 30 projects are completed each year by hundreds of Rebuilding Together volunteers.